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Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock with Island Stopover - Morning Cruise

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  • This is the most popular dolphin watching cruise in the Bay of Islands, and for good reason! Board your cruise in Paihia or Russell and take in the stunning views as we glide out through the islands and along the Rakaumangamanga Peninsula to Cape Brett, where a historic lighthouse keeps watch over and Piercy Island/Motuk?kako, or as it is...Read more

Island Hopper Day Cruise

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  • Embark on a magical day sailing adventure in the Bay of Islands.

    Step straight from Paihia's beachfront onto a modern catamaran and set sail amongst the bay's 144 islands to a remote island destination. 
    • Discover the Bay of Islands the "Kiwi" way on a day sailing adventure
    • Set sail on a comfortable catamaran, with bean...Read more

Afternoon Cruise & Island Tour - Scenic Cruise, Hike, Snorkel, Wildlife,

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  • Bay of Islands Afternoon Cruise & Island Tour.

    Departing 3.30pm daily, escape the crowds and discover the Bay of Islands

    Locally owned and operated, with a passion for sharing our beautiful area.

    Suitable for all ages, families, solo travellers and couples...experience it all!
    • Two remote island stopovers
    •...Read more

Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock with Island Stopover - Afternoon Cruise

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  • Meet your boat at the Maritime Building in Paihia or The Strand Wharf in Russell to start your 4-hour Bay of Islands cruise.

    Soaking up the varied landscape of some 144 islands, you'll make your way out to the remote Cape Brett Lighthouse and before visiting the famous Cape Brett Hole in the Rock at Motukokako Island.

    While your...Read more

Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands

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  • Take an action-packed day trip from Paihia to the tip of New Zealand’s North Island on a guided tour of the north including Cape Reinga where the Pacific and Tasman seas collide.  Your purpose built coach that offers free Wi-Fi will take you in comfort along 90 mile beach to Te Paki sand stream where you can try your hand at sand boarding one...Read more

Excursion: Bay of Islands Highlights Tour with Glowworm Caves

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  • Explore the main attractions in the Bay of Islands on this 6-hour, small-group tour with a local guide. Visit the historic Waimate Mission Station, the Kawiti Glowworm Caves, Haruru Waterfall, and more. Your tour will include port pickup and drop-off as well as a chocolate tasting at Makana...Read more

Dolphin Discovery in the Bay of Islands

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  • Discover dolphins in their own world. Get to know these majestic and intelligent creatures as you cruise the sparkling waters of the Bay of Islands. Watch as these mammals leap and dance over the waves. Take the plunge and join them for an unforgettable...Read more

Electric Boats to explore Kerikeri river

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  • Electric boat hire is enormously popular in the rest of the world but ours are the very first electric boats for hire in New Zealand.

    Our boats are very easy to drive, no experience or license is required. The "Akaroa" boat is the easiest to drive so we recommend that one for complete beginners.

    We are in the most perfect, sheltered...Read more

The Rock Adventure Overnight Cruise

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  • Immerse yourself in the Bay of Islands...

    The Ultimate Bay of Islands Boat Cruise!

    The only overnight cruise in the Bay of Islands, offering snorkeling, kayaking, island walks and the opportunity to catch or collect seafood. Come aboard The Rock for a truly unique experience - with a homely atmosphere, a warm welcome from our...Read more

Cape Reinga - 90 Mile Beach Tour

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  • Mullarkey tours – Cape Reinga Full day trip – offers a comfortable small group tour – maximum 11 passengers, with knowledgeable, humorous tour leaders – that will make sure you get to see and hear about all the best bits of the Far North and won’t forget the best photo...Read more

90 Mile Beach Bike Tour - Bay of Islands Pickup

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  • This tour offers clients an unique opportunity to ride on 90 mile beach, while enjoying the outstanding scenery. Our guides offer full audio commentary for the duration of the tour. On route clients will learn about local history and Maori culture while discovering the Aupouri Peninsula region. This tour will be the highlight of your trip and will...Read more

Far North New Zealand Tour Including 90 Mile Beach and Cape Reinga from Paihia

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  • Enjoy this full-day tour visiting the best of the Far North in a unique Dune Rider vehicle. Let our drivers immerse you in the culture and history of the Far North while taking in the amazing scenery of places like the 90 Mile Beach and Cape...Read more

Bay of Islands Dolphin Nature Cruise

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  • Embark on this scenic cruise through the picturesque Bay of Islands where we'll search for dolphins living in the wild. The skipper will also choose a spot to snorkel in the beautiful clear waters of the Bay of Islands! Enjoy full commentary on-board as you learn about the local marine and wildlife and the conservation efforts being made to...Read more

Discover Kerikeri - Afternoon Tour from the Bay of Islands

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  • Visit the historical town of Kerikeri — home to the country’s first permanent mission station and some of its oldest buildings — on this afternoon tour from Paihia. With a guide, visit the Mission House and Stone Store to learn about the town’s Maori and European settlement history. You’ll also get a taste of the area’s delights with...Read more

Full-Day Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour

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  • Create lasting memories on this half-day tour of the Bay of Islands from your cruise ships arrival at the Waitangi Wharf.

    The Bay of Islands is a popular tourist destination in New Zealand. This guided tour shows you an abundance of breathtaking picturesque views giving you plenty of fantastic photo opportunities. The area is often...Read more

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

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  • What better way to explore the peaceful waters of the Bay of Islands than by the "R. Tucker Thompson" tall ship. This replica of a 100 year old schooner looks just like a working ship of the 18th century and you can spend the day on board exploring the bays and beaches of this beautiful Maritime Park. Operated by a charitable trust, funds raised...Read more

Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife

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  • Escape the crowds and discover the Bay of Islands on our 5 hour personalised and interactive Island Cruise & Tour.

    Locally owned and operated, with a passion for sharing our beautiful area.

    Suitable for all ages, families, solo travellers and couples...experience it all!
    • Two remote island stopovers
    • Native bush...Read more

Half-Day Bay of Islands Discovery Tour from Paihia

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  • Join this half-day tour of the wonderful Bay of Islands. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area rich in culture and history. Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings. A tour you will never...Read more

The Cream Trip - Day in the Bay

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  • Enjoy a Bay of Islands cruise on the region's only authentic Cream Trip; a 100-year-old tradition of delivering mail and supplies to island residents.
    Climb aboard a multi-level catamaran and venture out to sea with a knowledgeable crew to inform you along the way. See idyllic bays, Marsden Cross, local homes and natural landmarks like the...Read more

Bay of Islands Excursion: Russell and Waitangi Treaty Grounds

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  • Experience the very best of the Bay of Islands on this shore excursion, including tours and exploration of Paihia, Russell, Kerikeri, Haruru Falls and the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. While your cruise ship is berthed in the Bay of Islands, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Paihia, the beautiful Haruru Falls, and Kerikeri with its historic Mission House and...Read more