Hotels in Bay of Islands, New Zealand

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Bay of Islands overview

Visitors to Bay of Islands have positive things to say about this relaxing city and its beaches. You'll enjoy activities like dolphin viewing and boating. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Waitangi Golf Club and Paihia Wharf while in Bay of Islands. While you're here, stop by Tapeka Point Historic Reserve and Long Beach.

Where to stay in Bay of Islands

A welcoming city, Bay of Islands offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 100 hotels in Bay of Islands and you can shop as many as 115 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. Our room prices start at 14 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Bay of Islands as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 29 5-star hotels from 60 USD per night
  • • 72 4-star hotels from 54 USD per night
  • • 19 3-star hotels from 49 USD per night
  • • 6 2-star hotels from 14 USD per night

How to get to Bay of Islands

Fly into Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands), 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from central Bay of Islands.

What to see around Bay of Islands

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Waitangi Golf Club
  • • Paihia Wharf
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Tapeka Point Historic Reserve
  • • Long Beach
  • • Flagstaff Hill
  • • Russell Beach
  • • Paihia Beach
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Russell Christ Church
  • • Russell Museum
  • • Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • • Marsden Cross
  • • Haruru Falls

When to visit Bay of Islands

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here's a list of the seasonal weather norms to help with trip planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 73°F day, 57°F night
  • • April-June: 68°F day, 47°F night
  • • July-September: 61°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 50°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.28 inches
  • • April-June: 14.25 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 10.71 inches