Russell Birdman Festival 

Thursday 13th July – Sunday 16th July 2017

Birdman jump – 2pm Saturday 15th July 2017 at The Wharf, Russell, Bay of Islands. 

Its wild, wacky and so much fun!!

This year the festival is a 4 day event as we celebrate 11 years!

This festival is perfect for kids and families but we have some great BIG kid stuff as well such as the Drag Race – two races – one for men and one for women this year!  Corflute Boat building and racing (for big and little kids!), The Birdman Jump and more!


Ulitmate Flying Challenge $1000 – sponsored by Moorings Northland

Supreme Winner – $1000 – sponsored by Howard Harnett Builders and ITM Bay of Islands

Crowd Favourite $500 – sponsored by Harcourts Bay of Islands Realty Ltd

Best Team $500 –  sponsored by Harcourts Bay of Islands Realty Ltd

Cleverest Craft $500 – sponsored by Fullers Great Sights

Fibres & Feathers $500 – sponsored by The Birdman Charitable Trust


4 full days of free fun filled activities planned for kids and big kids amongst us! 

Russell Birdman is Northlands’ biggest laugh out loud gathering – come along, see you there!

Enjoy the food stalls, kids entertainment, the most fun you can have in Northland, lots of laughs for the parents, competitions, drama and all in beautiful Russell.

What can go wrong? Come along and find out!