Bottlenosed Dolphins in playful mood watched by Dolphin watch boats who follow the dolphins in the waters around Paihia, while taking part in the swimming with dolphins experience run by Fullers Dolphin encounters from Paihia.
The Bay of Islands is a stunning region consisting of 144 islands, abundant in natural wonder and marine life. With some of the warmest waters in New Zealand, the Bay of Islands is a natural wonderland where you can encounter bottlenose and common dolphins, whales, seals, penguins and a diverse range of birdlife.
Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand, 15th November 2010. Photo Tim Clayton