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

clock 3 hours
  • 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

Jet Boat Ride Tour in Bay of Islands

clock 30 minutes
  • This Jet Boat ride is sure to keep you on your toes with speeds of up to 80km on the water and twists, turns and spins that will make you scream with laughter! This is a great activity for both the old and...Read more

Electric Boats to explore Kerikeri river

clock 60 to 440 minutes
  • 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

Bay of Islands Day Wildlife Cruise

clock 6 hours
  • Experience with us and help protect our wild dolphins!

    Surrounded by deep blue waters, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife, sailing on Carino NZ our 50ft catamaran is the best way to experience the stunning bay of islands.

    We are a small, local family owned and operated wildlife cruise. Join us on our marine wildlife...Read more

Bay of Islands Dolphin Nature Cruise

clock 4 hours
  • 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

Parasailing Adventure Over the Bay of Islands

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Go Parasailing in a tandem or triple flight with your friends
    NZ's HIGHEST Parasailing at 1300ft of towline.
    Enjoy fantastic sceneries over the Bay of Islands with views over Russell,
    the outer Islands and even to the "hole in the Rock".
    More than 30 years experience within the Parasailing industry
    Suitable for all ages, no...Read more

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

clock 5 hours
  • 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

Small Group, Day Bay of Islands Sailing Cruise, Aboard Vigilant

clock 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Hop aboard Vigilant and enjoy a beautiful day sailing in the Bay of Islands. We only take 10 passengers, the small group allows you to lounge on the yacht comfortably and enjoy the islands privately. Our skipper lives here in Russell and knows plenty about it's history which they will be happy to share with you.

    Vigilant is a beautiful...Read more

Bay of Islands Waterfall Cruise Kayak or Paddle board

clock 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Cruise and explore incredible locations by paddle board or kayak when nature is at its best. This cruise is designed for travelers & Kiwis of all ages, who seek a nature cruise adventure with some exciting paddling! The goal is to deliver fun cruise for all ages that gets people up close to nature and learning new...Read more

Waterfall & Mangrove Explorer

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  • Kayaking: $58

    Child: $48* 12 & Under

    Usual Summer Schedule:

    10am, 1pm & 4pm.

    Times may vary please check

    Your Kayaking/Paddleboarding can be dry, but bring a towel, change of clothes or wear swimwear (you may enjoy getting up closer to the waterfall than you plan) Bring a warm jacket, camera, sunscreen,...Read more

Private Parasail Charter over the Bay of Islands

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Private Chartered Parasail trip for up to 12 people
    • We will pick you up from any private Yacht, private Islands or from your cruise ship anchored in the Bay of Islands
    • Single, Tandem & Triple flights available 
    • No getting wet-Unless you want...Read more

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