Russell, one of the most historic areas in New Zealand, packs in quite the handful of unique and memorable activities. For a fun and thrilling time, go on a whale and dolphin watch, an activity that anybody from 2 to 92 can enjoy. Check out Flagstaff Hill for some local history with a view of the Bay of Islands that you won't forget any time soon. For something relaxing and tasty, head on over to the Paroa Bay Winery for some wine tasting and simply enjoying life. A vacation wouldn't be complete without a little bit of shopping, so check out the plenty nearby gift and souvenir shops to get something that you can remember your fun vacation by.