Enjoy the white sand beaches for safe swimming. With calm waters sheltered from the open ocean it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a splash in the sea.
To complete your island experience, come for a sail on our cultural waka. Experience how the early Polynesian sailors explored the Pacific Ocean. Participate as crew or simply relax in the sun as our experienced skipper and crew take you on your own sea voyage from Otehei Bay.
Kayak & Paddleboard Hire
Hire a kayak or paddleboard to explore the sea life and nooks in the bay. You’ll have access to exclusive areas of the island that can only be accessed from the water.
Kayak hire from $15
Stand up Paddle Board from $25
Hobie boards from $30
Urupukapuka Island offers some of the best self-guided walks available in the Bay of Islands, with tracks ranging in duration from 1-5 hours with varying degrees of difficulty.
You can learn all about the island’s original natural inhabitants and the ongoing efforts to protect them, as well as the remarkable history of the island at the Project Island Song Conservation Centre.
Corporate responsibility packages are also available.