Cruise across the Bay of Islands via foot or car ferry
By road, the Bay of Islands is about 3hrs north of Auckland on State Highway 1 which runs into State Highway 11 at Kawakawa - follow the signs to the Bay of Islands and Twin Coast Discovery Highway. Browse through the options below and hire a car or a campervan if driving yourself appeals. If you want to make the most of the landscapes rolling by without driving grab yourself a bus. And of course if you are time poor grab a quick flight with Air New Zealand. It’s just 45 minutes from Auckland to our local airport.