Getting there

Tours of the Bay run daily, and visitors can purchase a ride to Urupukapuka Island. There is no regular ferry service.

Water taxis are also available from Paihia and Russell (contact the Paihia I-Site or Russell Bookings and Information Centre).

The track can be best joined from Otehei, Urupukapuka, Cable, Indico and Oneura / Paradise Bays.

 

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Safety

Total fire ban

There is a total fire ban within the Kaipara and Whangarei Districts, effective from 1 February 2015 until further notice.

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code

1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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Contacts

Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:      +64 9 407 0300
Email:   bayofislandsbooking@doc.govt.nz
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