Explore the Bay of Islands with your own car or campervan for flexible plans
The most common trip is between Paihia and Russell. There are 3 operators offering a regular passenger ferry services between Paihia and Russell. Of course if you want to get further afield from Russell then grab the car ferry from Opua to Okiato. The ferry is suitable for all vehicles including trucks, buses and campervans but takes cash sales onboard only. Prices start at $10 one way (for car + driver). Feel like getting out to the islands then jump aboard the Explore ferry to Urapukapuka island for a day in the Bay your way.