The Mousetrap Backpackers • Free phone (in NZ) 0800 402-8182 • Tel: +64 9 402 8182 •

Tours & Activities

Things to see and do

The Mousetrap Backpackers is in an ideal location to explore the Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Russell, Keri Keri, Cape Reinga and the Kauri Forests. We have outlined a few of the many activities available below. We are able to provide local information and book tours for you. Backpacker discounts apply to most tours and activities.

  • Swim with the dolphin trips
  • Day sailing adventure including island stopover
  • Sightseeing tours to the hole in the rock
  • Dive the Rainbow Warrior and Poor Knights.
  • Kayak and te waka tours to the islands, mangrove forests and vineyards
  • Day tours to Cape Reinga via Puketi Forest, 90 mile beach and sandboarding
  • Fishing trips – snapper, kingfish, marlin (depending on season)
  • Skydiving and Parasailing.
  • Horse and quad bike riding.
  • Overnight cruises.
  • Scenic flights over the bay and to Cape Reinga

Local Attractions

  • Waitangi – National Trust Treaty Grounds
  • Russell – historic character town
  • Kerikeri – stone store and rainbow falls
  • Beautiful beaches of Matauri Bay and Taupo Bay.