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  • Location: Paihia or Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
  • Duration:  3 - 4 hours
This is the most popular cruise in the Bay for a good reason! The modern high speed catamaran escorts you in comfort around the Bay, past sandy beaches, rocky outcrops and the many varied island landscapes as you make your way out to the Cape Brett Lighthouse.

Highlights

  • Navigate the famous 'Hole in the Rock'
  • See dolphins, penguins and other marine wildlife
  • Island stop-over

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What You Can Expect

Bay of Islands Cape Brett 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise

Cape Brett Hole in the Rock

You will then pass through the famous Cape Brett "Hole in the Rock" at Motukokako Island and on to view the majestic Grand Cathedral Cave.

The crew share with you local history and ecology and you will often see a variety of marine wildlife including Whales, Seals, Dolphins, Penguins, and other sea and bird life.

You'll visit one of the bay's most beautiful islands where you can swim and snorkel or relax on the beach and take in the magic of the island.

Please note, during the winter months (May to October 19), the afternoon departure is approximately 3 hours in duration, returning one hour earlier to Russell and Paihia and does not include a stopover on Urupukapuka Island.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Excellent tour. Loved the information given during the tour. The highlight was seeing the dolphins as well as the hole in the rock. Very comfortable boat and good facilities.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Fabulous. The dolphins were out in force and chasing the boat. Loved going through the Hole in the Rock.

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