Explore Otehei Bay

Experience a slice of island life at Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island and discover all that is on offer during your island escape.

Get out to the island on our quick ferry transfer.

Check out our brand new Otehei Bay Website here!

Everything you need to know about this island paradise destination!

ith multiple departures daily you can spend just a few hours or a full day on the island and return at your leisure. Relax in the peace and quiet or fill your day with activity in this stunning island setting; swim at safe secluded beaches, hire a kayak for some on the water activity, and enjoy a bite to eat or perhaps a wine/beer from our Café. Explore the many walking tracks on foot or participate in a traditional cultural experience sailing on our authentic Pacific Waka.

Includes:

  • Get out to the island on our quick ferry transfer. With multiple departures per day in summer spend just a few hours or the whole day on the island.

  • Activities available include swimming at secluded beaches, island walks for stunning views, kayak and paddleboard hire, and our fully licensed cafe to refuel

  • Enjoy a selection of food and drink prepared daily by our resident chef

  • Find out all about the history and conservation of the eastern Bay of Islands at the Island Conservation Centre

  • Learn more about our group bookings and package deals. Perfect for staff functions, family gatherings, or pre/post wedding events. Find out more here

Package options

Island Lunch (Includes Return Ferry)

Feel like a treat? Come and experience our new Island Lunch
buffet menu. Relax in casual dining outside on the deck
or on the lawn. Sample local produce, fresh seafood from
Northland with its own unique Bay of Islands twist. What
better way to experience the best food and local wines -
a true summer sampler!

Adult - $85

Child $35*

Served daily from 12pm - 2pm

 *Children 5-15 years.

Island Dinner (Includes Return Ferry)

What better way to end your summers day than on a relaxed
island hideaway at Otehei Bay. Local wines and the best of
Northlands produce are included in our new Island Dinner
buffet menu. Enjoy our special summer night relaxing in our
casual dining atmosphere from sunset.

Adult - $99

Child $42*

Served daily from 5.30pm - 7.30pm

*Children 5-15 years.

Waka Experience (45min Return)

To complete your island experience, come for a sail on our
cultural waka. Experience how the early Polynesian sailors
explored the Pacific Ocean. Participate as crew or simply
relax in the sun as our experienced skipper and crew take you
on your own sea voyage from Otehei Bay

Adult - $25

Child $10*

Departs from Otehei Bay:

21 Oct 2017 - 31 March 2018

11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.00pm, & 4.15pm

*Children 5-15 years.

Otehei Bay Island Activities

Enjoy the white sand beaches for safe swimming. With calm waters sheltered from the open ocean it's the perfect spot for families to enjoy a splash in the sea.

Enjoy our Waka Experience or hire a kayak/paddleboard for some on the water activity of your own. Paddle around and explore this beautiful bay by water.

Waka Experience (45min Return)

To complete your island experience, come for a sail on our cultural waka. Experience how the early Polynesian sailors explored the Pacific Ocean. Participate as crew or simply relax in the sun as our experienced skipper and crew take you on your own sea voyage from Otehei Bay.

Adult - $25

Child $10*

Departs from Otehei Bay:

21 Oct 2017 - 31 March 2018

11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.00pm, & 4.15pm

 *Children 5-15 years.

Download our Urupukapuka walking map (pdf format).

If you're planning a group function we cater to a wide range of experiences. Check out our group function page here.

Those of you looking to go camping on Urupukapuka Island should ensure that you've booked online before arriving. The Department of Conservation also has lots of other information about the island which you may find useful. Book your accommodation or read more here... 


 

Where to find us

Corner of Marsden & Williams Roads
Paihia, Bay of Islands

0800 365 744
(NZ calls only)