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Kawiti Glow Worm Cave Tour & Opua Forest WalkHalf-day Tours

Kawiti Glow Worm Cave Tour & Opua Forest Walk

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Avoid the crowds at in-demand locations like the Hole in the Rock and the Haruru Falls. Instead, spend your shore day at one of Northland’s hidden gems with this private tour to the Kawiti Glow Worm Caves. Walk through an otherworldly limestone cave system full of stalactites and stalagmites, all lit up by New Zealand glow worms, on this tour led by a member of the Māori family who act as guardians for the cave and its glowing residents.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands TourDay Trips

Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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This full-day Bay of Islands tour has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers, so you can get the most out of your short time in the area. You can choose to see natural spots like waterfalls and glowworm caves, or sites of historical importance, like the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. The choice is yours, as this is a private tour just for you and your party.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Phantom Sailing Bay of IslandsHalf-day Tours

Phantom Sailing Bay of Islands

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We only take 10 guests and offer a unique personal experience with 20 years taking guests on our beautiful live-aboard yacht and we still love it!! We share our passion for what we do and love meeting people from all over the world and sharing stories from our travels and lifestyle. We have sailed to many countries on many different boats, so come along and hear the tales of adventures far and wide. We raised our son on the boat while sailing from the Caribbean and throughout the South Pacific and New Zealand for many years.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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V8 Trike Tours, Bay of Islands - Bay Combo Tour approx 60 mins (min 2)Private Sightseeing Tours

V8 Trike Tours, Bay of Islands - Bay Combo Tour approx 60 mins (min 2)

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Explore the Bay of Islands from the seat of a 350 Chev Trike for a fun-filled and memorable experience. You can choose from three different routes that include some of the area’s must-see sights, or combine them all for a longer trip. Your driver keeps you safe and gives you local insights into the Paihia area. This tour is wheelchair accessible, so anyone can join.
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  • 1 hour
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V8 Trike Tours, Bay of Islands - Scenic Tour - approx 30 mins (min 2)Private Sightseeing Tours

V8 Trike Tours, Bay of Islands - Scenic Tour - approx 30 mins (min 2)

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Awesome tour filled with gorgeous views, great photo opportunities and adrenaline packed thrills. A definite bucket list experience! Summer - bring a light sweater, sunglasses and camera Winter - bring a jacket and perhaps a beanie, sunglasses and camera All passengers including Cruise ship passengers to be outside I-Site (information centre) in Paihia 5 mins prior to departure time.
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  • 30 minutes
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  • 30 minutes
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Private Jeep Forest Safari from Bay of IslandsDay Trips

Private Jeep Forest Safari from Bay of Islands

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Go exploring on a private tour by Jeep Wrangler through the forests of the Bay of Islands. By heading inland, you'll have the chance to see the kauri trees native to this subtropical environment, as well as historical sites and farming regions away from the crowds. A winery lunch option is available for an additional cost.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Private Shore Excursion - The Giants and Tiny Dwarfs of the Bay of IslandsHalf-day Tours

Private Shore Excursion - The Giants and Tiny Dwarfs of the Bay of Islands

During this tour you will experience an encounter with mighty prehistoric giants that only a couple of centuries ago dominated the vast forests of the North Island of New Zealand. You will see amazing Kauri – our bewitching giants... ... and tiny and defenseless glow warms which bring to the darkness of the underground caves a mysterious bluish glow of an endless starry sky…
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  • 4 hours
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Bay of Islands Half-Day Private TourHalf-day Tours

Bay of Islands Half-Day Private Tour

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The Bay of Islands encompasses 140 small, mostly undeveloped islands surrounding North Island. Explore a few highlights on this half-day tour with a local guide. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the site of the first treaty between British settlers and the indigenous Maori people. You’ll also visit Haruru Falls, Kemp House, Rainbow Falls, Rewa‘s Village, the Stone Store, St. James’ Anglican Church, and more.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Private Scenic Wine Tour from the Bay of IslandsWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Private Scenic Wine Tour from the Bay of Islands

Explore award winning wineries of the Bay of Islands and Northland in a luxury, late model Jeep Wrangler or Toyota 4x4 with a maximum of 4 passengers in your group included in the price. On your private 4-hour guided tour you will visit at least three of Northland's vineyards and see historic locations, panoramic scenery and rural farming areas away from the crowds. Your tour is adaptable with no fixed schedule, allowing you to stop for photos, ask questions, take your time or relax and talk with your local driver.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Private 4-hour Wine Tour from Bay of IslandsWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Private 4-hour Wine Tour from Bay of Islands

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The Bay of Islands is not only renowned for its beautiful landscapes and Maori heritage—it’s also home to some of the Northlands most popular vineyards. On this tour, travel in the comfort of a private vehicle and enjoy a customized itinerary as you explore the region’s wineries. Visit up to four different wineries, sample a variety of local wines, and stop at attractions such as Rainbow Falls and the Kerikeri Mission Station along the way.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands TourDay Trips

Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited destinations of New Zealand’s North Island, but it has the traffic to match. Escape the crowds on this private 6-hour tour and enjoy a personalized itinerary, taking in attractions such as Wharepuke Falls, Rewa’s Village, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and Rainbow Falls.
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  • 6 hours
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Private Mustang GT Tour from Bay of IslandsDay Trips

Private Mustang GT Tour from Bay of Islands

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Tour the Bay of Islands in style with this private Mustang excursion. Visit some of the most spectacular natural and cultural spots around the bay while enjoy the open-air views from the late model Mustang Convertible. Customize the itinerary to suit your needs, and choose to extend the 4.5-hour tour with wine tastings and lunch at a vineyard if you like.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 30 minutes
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Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands TourHalf-day Tours

Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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Enjoy a private half-day sightseeing tour of the Bay of Islands region led by a knowledgeable guide. Personalize the itinerary with options including historical sites like the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, The Stone Store and Kemp House in Kerikeri, and Russell — where Europeans first settled in New Zealand. See St Paul's Anglican Church in Paihia, learn about Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village, and admire natural attractions including marine wildlife, Haruru Falls and Rainbow Falls. Or check out wineries and gourmet shops with handmade treats, fine wine and fresh seafood.
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  • 4 hours
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Giant Kauries and Tiny Glow Worms - Bay of Islands TourDay Trips

Giant Kauries and Tiny Glow Worms - Bay of Islands Tour

See some of the natural highlights of the Bay of Islands region on this easy half-day tour—from the very large to the very small. Walk through native forest in search of the mighty kauri tree, and visit glowworm caves to see a natural wonder on the other end of the size scale. This is a handy trip from travelers who are short on time but still want to experience New Zealand’s famous nature.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Private Jeep Tour with Winery Lunch from the Bay of IslandsWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Private Jeep Tour with Winery Lunch from the Bay of Islands

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To tourists, the Bay of Islands is best known for its beaches and cruises. On this full-day tour, you’ll be able to get out of the area’s tourist hotspots in a luxury Jeep and explore some of its hidden gems. Discover seaside Opua and vibrant Kawakawa, walk between the ancient kaura in Opua Forest, and get stunning photo-ops at Waitangi Valley and Haruru Falls.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine TastingDay Trips

Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island, and this private 6-hour tour from Paihia combines all its highlights with wine tasting in the Kerikeri wine region. Along the way, discover New Zealand’s colonial history at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, marvel at natural wonders such as Haruru Falls and Wharepuke Falls, and immerse yourself in Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village.
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  • 6 hours
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Private Back-road Expedition from Bay of IslandsDay Trips

Private Back-road Expedition from Bay of Islands

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Get off the state highways and away from the tourist traps on this back-country tour of the Bay of Islands. Take a private jeep down gravel roads and through rolling countryside with a guide to point out rural highlights and landmarks. Learn about the history of the New Zealand Wars as you drive to the historic site of Ruapekapeka Pa; visit the quirky community of Kawakawa, home to the colorful Hundertwasser public toilets; and explore the Taikirau wetland and the ancient kauri forests in Opua Forest.
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  • 5 hours
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Private Kiwi Bird Experience from Bay of IslandsDay Trips

Private Kiwi Bird Experience from Bay of Islands

Your chance to see a live Kiwi Bird at Kiwi North and explore the historic Bay of Islands and in a luxury, late model Jeep Wrangler or a Mustang GT convertible. On your private 4.5-hour guided tour you will also see historic locations, spectacular waterfalls, panoramic scenery, subtropical rain forests and rural farming areas. You can also extend your tour with a 1-hour option of a visit to the Kawiti Glow Worm Caves. Your tour is adaptable with no fixed schedule, allowing you to stop for photos, ask questions, take your time or relax and talk with your local driver.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours 30 minutes
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Bay of Islands Native Forest Private Guided TourHalf-day Tours

Bay of Islands Native Forest Private Guided Tour

Experience an exclusive maori cultural guided tour through one of the last native Kauri forests in New Zealand. Walk through this forest found in the beautiful Bay of Islands and learn how the maori people traditionally used the trees, plants and birds of the forest to heal, protect, nourish, entertain and support their growing families.  Discover the realities of the true state of the forests now by learning how the introduction of species from other countries have impacted on the precious New Zealand flora and fauna and meet the passionate conservationists that are striving hard to protect and preserve the real treasures of this beautiful country. Duration: Flexible
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Jeep Art Safari from Bay of IslandsDay Trips

Private Jeep Art Safari from Bay of Islands

Explore the art of the Bay of Islands in a luxury, late model Jeep Wrangler with a maximum of 4 passengers in your group. On your private 5-hour tour you will be guided by a local conceptual visual artist and experience local Maori and international art works, local galleries and outdoor installations. Your tour is adaptable with no fixed schedule, allowing you to stop for photos, ask questions, take your time or relax and talk with your local driver.
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  • 5 hours
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V8 Trike Tours, Bay of Islands - Thriller Tour - approx 30 mins (min 2)Private Sightseeing Tours

V8 Trike Tours, Bay of Islands - Thriller Tour - approx 30 mins (min 2)

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Wind your way from Paihia, thru native bush and valleys to the seaside marina village of Opua. Definitely more for the "Thrill Seeker" Awesome tour filled with gorgeous views, great photo opportunities and adrenaline packed thrills. Summer - bring a light sweater, sunglasses and camera Winter - bring a jacket and perhaps a beanie, sunglasses and camera All passengers including Cruise ship passengers to be outside I-Site (information centre) in Paihia 5 mins prior to departure time.
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  • 30 minutes
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Kawiti Glow Worm Cave Tour & Opua Forest Walk - Group OptionHalf-day Tours

Kawiti Glow Worm Cave Tour & Opua Forest Walk - Group Option

This tour is for Cruise Ship customers and all members of the public staying in Paihia/Russell. The tour operates 7 days a week from January 7th to February 10th. We visit the Kawiti Glow Worm Caves, the Hundertwasser Toilets and take a leisurely 30 minute walk through the Opua Forest . All tours are approximately 3 hours long and leave from Waitangi wharf at 9.30 am. The price includes Cave entry and the Maori guides are members of the family who own the attraction.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Private Afternoon Wine Tour of Russell, Bay of IslandsWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Private Afternoon Wine Tour of Russell, Bay of Islands

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Explore award winning wineries of Russell in the Bay of Islands in a luxury, late model Jeep Wrangler or Toyota 4x4 with a maximum of 4 passengers in your group included in the price. On your private 4-hour guided tour you will visit two of Russell's vineyards, one each end of the tour, and see historic locations, panoramic scenery, forests and rural farming areas away from the crowds. Your tour is adaptable with no fixed schedule, allowing you to stop for photos, ask questions, take your time or relax and talk with your local driver. Due to the seasonal opening hours of the wineries this tour is only available during the Northland summer season.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine TastingDay Trips

Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

This full-day Bay of Islands tour with wine tasting is designed for cruise ship passengers who want to make the most of a short stay in the area. You’ll travel with a private guide, so you have the freedom to adjust the itinerary, go at your own pace, and ask questions. Visit several must-see sights around the Bay and some of New Zealand’s best vineyards at Kerikeri, all on an easy day trip.
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  • 6 hours
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