Things to do

At Russell Beach House you can design your authentic Kiwi experience.

You may arrive looking for an experience to remember, but you'll depart with an adventure you'll never forget!

Plot your own course and explore the many islands and beaches privately, or via local charter companies Bookings can be made from the Russell Pier.

In the Bay of Islands, it's all about the water, mate.
When you stay at Russell Beach House you grab a front row seat!

Catch the Russell Boating Club yacht races.

Enjoy stand up paddleboarding right out in front of the house and all around the neighbouring islands. We have an awesome rack of top quality SUP equipment for you to have fun with! More details here...

Check out the surf at local secluded beaches

The Bay of Islands is considered one of New Zealand's premier snapper fishing grounds.
Give it a go!

Explore the undersea marine life...extraordinary!
Dive for Scallops and Crayfish

Play with the ever present Dolphins

Hike barefoot through verdant sub-tropical islands in the footsteps of Capt. James Cook

Take a road trip to Cape Reinga and witness where two oceans meet.

Stop in Kerikeri for the choicest fruits, vegetables, wines and plant nurseries.

More information about the Bay of Islands