- American adventure writer Zane Grey made the Bay of Islands famous in the 1930's after writing books about his fishing exploits in the Bay of Islands.
- Paihia is a great place to base yourself as you explore the Bay of Islands. From there you can take a trip out to the Hole in the Rock and stop in at Russell on the way back.
- The Omata Estate Vineyard in Russell is one of the most beautiful places you could ever imagine having lunch or dinner. Try the Syrah - it's their specialty.
- There are some 144 islands in the area. How many are you going to see?
Jasons has a wide variety of Bay of Island hotels available across the area, ranging from luxury five star accommodations for corporate and business travellers to smaller boutique Bay of Island accommodation providers. Plus you can check availability and book it right here on this site!