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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Russell and Waitangi Treaty GroundsHalf-day Tours

Bay of Islands Shore 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 Stone Store. Following your sightseeing tour, your coach will board a vehicle ferry to Russell where you can explore New Zealand's oldest town on foot. You will then return to Paihia via passenger ferry and be transferred to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds with time for lunch (own expense) and a fully guided tour of the grounds and Maori Cultural Performance. Finally you will be transferred back to your cruise ship tenders where your tour will conclude.
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5.5-Hour Bay of Islands Small Group Shore Excursion Including Glow Worm Caves!Day Trips

5.5-Hour Bay of Islands Small Group Shore Excursion Including Glow Worm Caves!

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When your ship docks in Waitangi Wharf, explore the beautiful Bay of Islands and see the best of New Zealand’s spectacular North Island. Travel through the Bay of Islands with your guide and take in top attractions including Kawakawa and the Kawiti glowworm caves. Explore the Puketi Forest’s rich ecological diversity, sample New Zealand sweet treats at the Makana Chocolate Factory, and gaze out over the Haruru Falls and the Waitangi River.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Shore Excursion: Small Group Bay of Islands Highlights TourHalf-day Tours

Shore Excursion: Small Group Bay of Islands Highlights Tour

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Get to know the highlights of the Bay of Islands on this tour with a small group, which ensures personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere. Stops include one of New Zealand's oldest pear trees, Haruru Waterfall, the Paihia waterfront, the Makana Chocolate shop, and the Stone Store at Kerikeri. Round-trip transportation from the cruise port makes for a seamless shore excursion.
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  • 4 hours
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Shore Excursion: Small Group Bay of Islands Highlights Tour with Glowworm CavesHalf-day Tours

Shore Excursion: Small Group Bay of Islands Highlights Tour with Glowworm Caves

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Spend your Waitangi port day exploring the Bay of Islands best attractions on this jam-packed shore excursion. From natural wonders like Haruru Falls and the Kawiti Glowworm Caves to cultural gems including the historic Te Waimate Mission House and famous Hundertwasser Toilets, make the most of your time on New Zealand's North Island while traveling with a guide and small group.
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  • 6 hours
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Authentic Maori Hangi Dinner and Concert at Waitangi Treaty GroundsTheater, Shows & Musicals

Authentic Maori Hangi Dinner and Concert at Waitangi Treaty Grounds

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Spend an evening immersed in Maori culture with a traditional ‘hangi’ dinner and live performance, held at the historically important signing site of the Waitangi Treaty. Learn about the treaty at a brand-new museum, enact a warrior challenge on  a bush walk, and watch energetic Maori music and dance. For dinner, feast on a multilayered meal cooked using the ancient hangi pit oven method. A day pass and guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds are also included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided WalkNature & Wildlife

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided Walk

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Take a Bay of Islands shore excursion to the Puketi Rainforest for a half-day guided hike from Waitangi Wharf. You’ll follow a moderately strenuous footpath though a subtropical rainforest of lofty kauri trees and pass by cascading waterfalls as your guide shares local knowledge of rare bird and plant species. Enjoy morning tea on this small-group tour, limited to eight people for a personalized experience. Port pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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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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Bay of Islands Walking on SunshineSailing Trips

Bay of Islands Walking on Sunshine

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Enjoy Discovery, Island Time, Swimming & a Gourmet Lunch prepared from scratch on board Kiss as we spend a leisurely day gliding through the World Famous bays, beaches and waters that are the Bay of Islands
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  • 6 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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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Cultural Maori War Canoe Guided TourHalf-day Tours

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Cultural Maori War Canoe Guided Tour

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Swap your cruise ship for a traditional Maori war canoe on this interactive shore excursion from Paihia. The history and ecology of the Bay of Islands is best understood with a local, and you’ll paddle with a Ngapuhi guide who shares Maori traditions via the age-old art of storytelling. Learn ceremonial chants and visit a ‘marae’ (meeting ground) plus receive an all-inclusive day pass to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
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  • 3 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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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 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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Vigilant Yacht Charters - Sailing Bay of IslandsSailing Trips

Vigilant Yacht Charters - Sailing Bay of Islands

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Spend a day cruising through the Bay of Islands aboard a deluxe sailboat that sets sail from Russell. Your captain stops at a picturesque island where you have lunch, and time to snorkel, kayak, swim, and walk to a lookout point. Cruise over to The Black Rocks for photo ops of the volcanic formation, keep an eye out for marine life, and hear commentary from your captain about the region.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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Bay of Islands Highlights Tour - With Glow Worm CavesDay Trips

Bay of Islands Highlights Tour - With Glow Worm Caves

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Create lasting memories on this half-day tour of the Bay of Islands. 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 referred to as “the birthplace of New Zealand”, due to the past events that took place there. These historical events led to the shaping of New Zealand. Your tour will include a Bakery/Café stop for you to grab a coffee or something to eat “on the go”.  This is the perfect trip for all ages, and a great way to see the local highlights without committing to a full day away.
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  • 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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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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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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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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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Scenic Helicopter Tour Including Hole in the RockNature & Wildlife

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Scenic Helicopter Tour Including Hole in the Rock

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Hop in a helicopter for a 20-minute aerial tour over the Hole in the Rock at Cape Brett. When your cruise ship docks at the Bay of Islands, enjoy a bird’s-eye view over the historic townships of Russell, Paihia and Waitangi. View the iconic natural landmark from above while your professional pilot narrates the sights on this scenic helicopter flight.
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  • 20 minutes
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