Escape to a subtropical heaven in a hotel and resort right on the waterfront, offering superb comfort and facilities within easy reach of exhilarating sports and walking.

Bay of Islands is an area in the Northland Region of North Island, New Zealand. Located 60 kilometres (37.5 miles) north-west of Whangarei, it is close to the northern tip of the country and is one of the most popular fishing, sailing and tourist destinations in New Zealand. The bay itself is a 16km (10 mile) wide inlet. The small town of Russell is set at the end of a short peninsula extending into the bay.

When you require welcoming, hospitable Paihia hotels, Bay of Islands has the answer in Millennium & Copthorne Hotels.

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Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Visit one of New Zealand's most important historical locations, and see fascinating architecture, Maori carvings, beautiful gardens and more.

Places of Interest

Explore history in the spectacular Treaty Grounds, and explore three other beautiful, remarkable destinations nearby.

Holiday in Bay of Islands

Holiday in Bay of Islands

Make the most of this spectacular location, in and on the water, in the rainforest, on the golf course and even on the end of a bungee rope.