NORTHLAND’S ULTIMATE ISLAND DESTINATION
Situated on the gorgeous Urupukapuka Island, Otehei Bay is a unique, must visit destination. The rich history of the island dates back to pre-European times when Maori lived on the island. It was also a destination for the rich and famous, hosting the Zane Grey fishing competitions. Nowadays, Otehei Bay is a paradise destination. In conjunction with Project Island Song and DOC, the island is a wildlife sanctuary, successfully reintroducing native birdlife. It’s unbelievable that this island paradise is only a 40min Explore ferry ride from Paihia or Russell.