Marine Information - Bay of Islands, New Zealand
The New Zealand coast is one of the most famous of all fishing waters. The best anglers from all over the
world come here to set new fishing records. The area is now famous as the "An Angler's
El dorado" after Zane Grey's book "Tales of the Angler's El dorado, New Zealand". In their thousands billfish swarm along this coast each year from late December until June.
Each year, like a flock of returning birds over four hundred international
cruising yacht sail into the Bay of Islands between October and December. These web pages are designed to inform cruising yachting person
and sport fishing persons on what they will find in the Bay of Islands. The information
to the specific needs of the adventurous Blue Water Sailors and sport fishing
We wish you all fair winds for your blue water crossing to visit our country
and look forward to welcoming you on arrival.
Cruise and fish the Bay of Islands to find
- Clean air
Moana (sea food)
different anchorage every night
sheltered bay in any wind direction
reserves for recreation
pace of life
townships each with a Yacht Club accessible from the water
- All the
services you require
that you may never want to leave...