New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the loveliest locations to visit in the world and boasts a wonder of landscapes and experiences. As part of your luxury experience with a personal travel concierge, DM Concierge can take you on a Bay of Islands tour. This region boasts more than a hundred and forty islands and is a truly romantic getaway for the group travellers.
Travel Experiences New Zealand: Bay Of Islands
As a gem in the Northland, the Bay of Islands is surrounded by towns with unique character and offering a variety of experiences, but it is the Bay itself which people are most drawn to. Its amazing beauty, spectacular beaches and islands for exploring are truly delightful to experience and create memories to last a lifetime. For your Bay of Islands private tour, the destination is a three-hour drive north from Auckland and encompasses islands between Cape Brett and the Purerua Peninsula, including the boutique towns of Opua, Paihia, Russell and Kerikeri.
Take a luxury charter to explore the islands and be helicoptered directly to your charter boat. Swim, snorkel or dive in these magnificent beautiful waters and enjoy a delicious tantalising cuisine of seafood which is fresh and prepared on-board by the dedicated chef. Bay of Islands private tours are an amazing experience with DM Concierge at the helm to take you to where you want to go, and help you create truly memorable experiences.
Enjoy sea kayaking once you are around Tapeka Point where you can enter a maritime adventure with penguins, dolphins, marlin, whales and much more. You can also dive wrecks, sub-tropical reefs and swim with the sea life such as dolphins. It is truly an amazing unforgettable experience and all arranged for you with DM Concierge as your private luxury concierge host. Since most of the loveliest locations are accessed from the mainland, you can easily explore them during your Bay of Islands tour. Otherwise, you can take the boat out to remote reefs and islands.
If you wish to view the islands as part of your Bay of Islands tour from a bird’s eye view, then DM Concierge can help arrange a helicopter scenic flight for you, all part of your Bay of Islands tour with us. On land, you can enjoy the beautiful river and seaside walking trails and view the gigantic Kauri Tree in the sub-tropical rainforest.
Additionally, on land DM Concierge can transport you to the Kawiti Glow Worm Cave Tour where a local Maori guide who will lead you into the underground caverns and provide insight into how the caves were discovered. Experience Kapa haka or traditional Maori performing arts with this titillating visual cultural experience of chants, choral singing and action songs. Learn about Toi – Maori arts – such as Raranga which is the art of weaving. Maori peoples’ weaving skills are exceptional to create korowai (cloaks) and baskets (kete). Pūrākau – Māori legends – are rich in stories of history and culture and these are not to be missed in listening to Maori people talk of the legends within their culture.
Some of the towns around the Bay of Islands tour include Matauri Bay for a shore excursion. With DM Concierge, we will transport you to this picturesque beach renowned for surfers and divers. Snorkelling and swimming is also fantastic in this bay and from the ridge above, there are spectacular views of the Cavalli Islands.
Another lovely town is Paihia which is a fantastic base from which to fully explore what you can see around the Bay of Islands private tour with DM Concierge. Cruise to the ‘Hole in the Rock’ at the tip of Cape Brett and swim with the dolphins or visit the historic Treaty House at Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Just west of Paihia is Haruru and there you will be dazzled by a waterfall and a walk along a boardwalk. With DM Concierge, your Bay of Islands private tour awaits and is an unmissable journey to make.