Travel Considerations: Because of COVID-19 restrictions, it is expected that New Zealand’s border will be closed to all international travelers except for possibly Australia.
The beautiful Bay of Islands, known as the ‘winterless north’, is a popular year-round destination for both tourists and conferences. It offers a wide selection of world-class activities and attractions. Enjoy the breathtaking views in this picturesque seaside setting in the central North Island of New Zealand.
This year, the location of services will be at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands conveniently located at the southern entrance to Paihia, New Zealand which is a three- and one-half hour drive from Auckland. The Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands is just a short walk from the wharf, Paihia village, shops and visitor attractions.
Local attractions include bus tours, kayaking, fishing, boat cruises, dolphin viewing, paddle boards and beach picnics, etc. There are plenty of walks, hikes, biking golf to enjoy.
Housing can be made at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands or at local vacation homes.
For general inquiries about this site or accommodation questions, please contact Michael Fike at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration will be through the coordinator, not feast.ucg.org. Please contact Michael Fike to register for the Feast. International travelers are not expected to be able to attend this Fease site.