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Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour

Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour

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Discover the Bay of Islands by helicopter, with an optional landing at the Hole in the Rock. See Cape Brett from above during an aerial tour from Paihia, narrated by a professional pilot. Fly over Russell and Waitangi en route to the Hole in the Rock. Upgrade to land atop the iconic natural landmark, with an optional walk led by a Maori guide.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD189.42
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USD189.42
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Phantom Sailing Bay of Islands

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD92.34
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USD92.34
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Parasailing Adventure Over the Bay of Islands

Parasailing Adventure Over the Bay of Islands

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There are few more unique ways to see the Bay of Islands than catching the wind and parasailing high above the water. See the Bay’s towns, forests and islands – all the way out to Cape Brett’s famous Hole in the Rock – from the sky on this aerial adventure. Take to the skies with your friends or family on tandem or triple flights. Your children can even go parasailing – this adventure is suitable for all.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.58
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USD74.58

V8 Trike Tours 60 minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour - 2 Passengers

V8 Trike Tours 60 minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour - 2 Passengers

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD204.57
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USD204.57
per group
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Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour Including Scenic Flight

Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour Including Scenic Flight

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Fly over the Northland coastline on a scenic flight between Paihia and Cape Reinga. Soar above Ninety Mile Beach before landing for a minibus tour at the top end of New Zealand's North Island. Visit Cape Reinga Lighthouse, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean, then stroll along the beach at Tapotupotu Bay and surf the sand dunes of Te Paki. Look down on remote Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay on your return flight. Includes morning tea and round-trip hotel transfers.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD327.83
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USD327.83

Scenic Escape with Winery Lunch and Glow Worm Caves

Scenic Escape with Winery Lunch and Glow Worm Caves

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Explore the historic Bay of Islands in a luxury, late model Toyota 4x4. On your private 6.5-hour guided tour you will see historic locations, spectacular waterfalls, panoramic scenery, subtropical rain forests and rural farming areas away from the crowds. Also included are a winery lunch and 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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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD241.50
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USD241.50
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Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock with Island Stopover - Afternoon Cruise

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

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Slip through the famous 'Hole in the Rock' in New Zealand’s Northland during this half-day Bay of Islands cruise by high-speed catamaran. Pass rocky outcrops, sandy beaches and an array of islands as you make your way out to the Cape Brett Lighthouse, and Motu Kokako Island. Keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine and birdlife.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD85.24
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USD85.24
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Scenic Escape with Winery Lunch

Scenic Escape with Winery Lunch

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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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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD191.78
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USD191.78
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided Walk

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD128.56
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USD128.56
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Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands

Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands

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Ride a custom-built Waverider coach over the rugged and sandy coastline of Ninety Mile Beach on this full-day guided tour to Cape Reinga. Departing Paihia’s Bay of Islands for the top end of New Zealand’s North Island, you’ll walk under ancient trees in the Puketi Kauri Forest and go sandboarding down a quicksand stream at Te Paki Sand Dunes. Includes lunch and round-trip all-terrain transport from centrally located hotels.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD113.65
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USD113.65
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Full-Day Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Small-Group Tour

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

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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USD131.14
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USD131.14

V8 Trike Tours - Bay of Islands 30 minute Scenic Tour - 2 Passengers

V8 Trike Tours - Bay of Islands 30 minute Scenic Tour - 2 Passengers

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD109.39
per group
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USD109.39
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Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock with Island Stopover - Morning Cruise

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/Motukōkako, or as it is popularly known the ‘Hole in the Rock’ Listen as your experienced crew share local history and ecology via an informative commentary, keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, whales, and other marine and birdlife as you cruise through and past many of the 144 islands that make up the Bay of Islands Don't want the journey to end? Hop off in Russell or Paihia after your cruise for more exploring before using your complimentary Russell/Paihia ferry ticket to get back.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD85.24
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USD85.24
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Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife

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

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Let seafaring experts show you the best of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands by land and by water on this adventure cruise. With 144 different isles, it can be hard to know where to start, but your captain and crew know all the best spots to swim, snorkel, stand-up paddleboard, and spot marine life. Hop off at two hand-picked islands for a hike to panoramic lookout points and beachside tea with biscuits.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD80.14
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USD80.14

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

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

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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USD99.44
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USD99.44
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V8 Trike Tours 30 minute Bay of Islands Thriller Tour - 2 Passengers

V8 Trike Tours 30 minute Bay of Islands Thriller Tour - 2 Passengers

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Tour is for two passengers - 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD109.39
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USD109.39
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Skip the Line: Waitangi Treaty Grounds Experience Pass

Skip the Line: Waitangi Treaty Grounds Experience Pass

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Stand on the spot where New Zealand’s founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed in 1840. Find out how this document has forged with admission to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Your day pass is valid for two consecutive days and includes an informative 50-minute guided tour, introductory film, and 30-minute cultural performance.
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  • 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.52
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USD35.52

Half-Day Bay of Islands Discovery Tour from Paihia

Half-Day Bay of Islands Discovery Tour from Paihia

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Explore subtropical islands, Maori heritage sites and golden beaches on this cruise around the Bay of Islands from Paihia. Soak up the scenery as you float between the bay’s 144 islands, sail straight through the iconic Hole in the Rock (weather permitting) and tuck into a BBQ lunch or dinner at the stunning Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Along the way, spot dolphins swimming and playing alongside the boat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.24
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USD85.24

Bay of Islands Waterfall Cruise Kayak or Paddle board

Bay of Islands Waterfall Cruise Kayak or Paddle board

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Experience nature is at its best on a 40-minute Bay of Islands cruise followed by a kayak excursion. Paddle past mangrove forests to a wondrous waterfall, with the option to depart in the morning, afternoon or at sunset. If you’d like, opt for a paddleboard instead. You’ll view birdlife and learn the cultural history of the Maori people with commentary by a knowledgeable guide.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.54
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USD49.54

Electric Boats to explore Kerikeri river

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 location, the winding Kerikeri river offers a new vista around every bend and is teeming with wildlife. The silent motor allows you to get up close to wildlife without disturbing them. We have a choice of five different boats to suit singles, couple and groups of up to 7 people. We have enough boats for a maximum of 21 people at a time. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
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  • 1 hour to 7 hours 20 minutes
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USD70.32
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USD70.32
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Giant Kauries and Tiny Glow Worms - Bay of Islands Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD189.42
Price varies by group size
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USD189.42
Price varies by group size
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Scenic Escape Private Tour

Scenic Escape Private Tour

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On this half-day private tour of the Bay of Islands you’ll get to travel in a luxury, late-model Jeep Wrangler, for a unique sightseeing experience. Receive personalized attention from your driver and guide, as this tour is just for you and your party. The itinerary is fully customizable, so you can go at your own pace and choose from local historic sites, waterfalls, rainforests, and more.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD142.06
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USD142.06
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Scenic Escape with Glow Worm Caves

Scenic Escape with Glow Worm Caves

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Explore the historic Bay of Islands in a luxury, late model Toyota 4x4 SUV with a maximum of 4 passengers in your group. On your private 5.5-hour guided tour you will see historic locations, spectacular waterfalls, panoramic scenery, subtropical rain forests, tiny glow worms in their natural habitat 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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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD196.70
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USD196.70
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Jet Boat Ride Tour in Bay of Islands

Jet Boat Ride Tour in Bay of Islands

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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 young!
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD55.40
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USD55.40
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