- Another quintessential Northland holiday activity is fish and chips on the beach. Which is lucky because Northland is famous for its seafood. Why don't you have a go catching some?
- Swimming is a popular activity in summer, as is diving. Pretty much any water sport really. There are local diving tours as well as swim with the dolphins trips.
- Hop on a ferry and spend some time in historic Russell. As beautiful as it is historic; Russell provides an interesting look at the early settlers.
- If you're into adrenaline, make sure you skydive at Paihia. Why? Well the views amazing. And it’s the only place in the country that you can jump from 16 000 feet.
If you want to get back to nature near Paihia's beautiful beaches and bays then choose from Jasons' list of Paihia camping grounds and holiday parks. Options include camp tent sites, caravan/campervan sites, cabins, self-contained units and motel-style accommodation. Bay of Island holiday parks are famous for being a fun and friendly way to get away from it all and you can check availability and book right here on this site!