Explore Group - Otehei Bay Island Ferry

Things to do

Experience a slice of island paradise at Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island. As arguably the most accessible island in the Bay of Islands, Otehei Bay offers a unique opportunity to explore an island just a short ferry ride from Paihia or Russell.

Get out to the island on our quick ferry transfer with multiple departures daily you can spend just a few hours or a full day on the island and return at your leisure.

Activities include: Relax on island time – grab a bean bag and relax on the beachfront. Enjoy a swim at the safe sandy bay. Get out on the water - hire a kayak or paddle board. Explore on foot - take one of the walks on the island and take in the scenery from lookouts along the way. Spot the birds - listen to prolific birdsong and find out about the Project Island Song conservation programme at our conservation centre. Refuel - enjoy a bite to eat or a drink from the fully licensed café onsite. Listen to live music on selected dates.

How to Find Us
From $35 – $60


Maritime Building, 69 Marsden Road
New Zealand

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Explore Group Ltd