- The Bay of Islands is about 260 km from Auckland with the trip taking 4 hours by car, 5 hours by bus.
- The area we now know as the Bay of Islands was given that name 1769 by Captain James Cook.
- The Bay of Islands is made up of 140 bays. How many are you going to visit?
- The main settlements considered to be part of the Bay of Islands are Paihia, Russell and Kerikeri with many smaller but just as beautiful places in between.
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