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.
There’s no better way to discover the 144 sub-tropical islands that stud the Bay of Islands than on a cruise. With a top limit of just 20 passengers, this intimate boat trip delivers two island stopovers, one at Roberton Island or Twin Lagoons, plus the chance to hike, swim, snorkel, or even try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding. Look out for dolphins along the way.
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 conservation vessel.On board help to set sails or sit back and relax.Time to take a deep breath and unwind.Watch for wild dolphins in their ocean habitat. We are only yacht licensed to view wild dolphins in the Bay.Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat is an amazing and wonderful experience.A portion of every fare contributes directly to marine mammal conservation – Protect the futureWhile we are sailing, watch for our local little blue penguins and our crazy diving gannets. An island stop is included, where you get to explore a historic scenic island walks, snorkeling at the beach. Bbq lunch aboard Carino NZ, a cash bar available.
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
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.
This is the perfect day out in the Bay of Islands. With the ultimate mix of adventure, relaxation and time to explore the Bay. Start your day with a scenic ferry ride with Explore and head out through the Islands to Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Kayak the crystal clear water of the islands on a guided tour, walk to some breath taking views, swim in one of the warm bays and explore Otehei Bay. And when you are done relax on a bean bag at the front of the cafe with some delicious food and a cold drink. You choose whether you want the Morning or Afternoon kayaking tour. The hardest part of your day is deciding when to leave.1.15pm Kayak Tour includesThe Ferry out to Otehei Bay at 12pm from Paihia Wharf (Contact us if you want to board in Russell) and returns at 5.45pm from Otehei Bay.Please come and see us at our rental base on the beach in front of the cafe at Otehei when you arrive.
There is no wonder this is one of the most popular tours and has been rated highly by everyone. This tour is for the adventurous souls and the ones that really want something special. Get away from the crowded boats and come and enjoy a real adventure. The Bay of Islands is a Sea Kayaking paradise with crystal clear water, rock gardens, caves and abundant marine life. This tour only takes small groups (8 or less), so you will enjoy an intimate tour and keeps things flexible. With small group sizes it gives us the chance to keep everyone on the tour happy and are able to cater for the whole group. THE ONLY KAYAK COMPANY THAT TAKES DAY TOURS OUT TO THE OUTER ISLANDS….WHERE YOU WANT TO BE!!!
This is the perfect day out in the Bay of Islands. With the ultimate mix of adventure, relaxation and time to explore the Bay. Start your day with a scenic ferry ride with Explore and head out through the Islands to Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Kayak the crystal clear water of the islands on a guided tour, walk to some breath taking views, swim in one of the warm bays and explore Otehei Bay. And when you are done relax on a bean bag at the front of the cafe with some delicious food and a cold drink. You choose whether you want the Morning or Afternoon kayaking tour. The hardest part of your day is deciding when to leave.9.15am Kayak Tour includesThe Ferry out to Otehei Bay at 8.30am from Paihia Wharf (Contact us if you want to board in Russell) and returns at 4.15pm from Otehei Bay.Please come and see us at our rental base on the beach in front of the cafe at Otehei when you arrive.
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.
The Bay of Islands is home to some of the North Island’s most beautiful natural scenery, dotted with lush islands and white sand beaches. On this tour, set sail around the bay, relax on deck as you admire the views, and head ashore at Roberton Island, where you can hike, swim, or stroll along the beach. Upgrade to a full-day cruise and spend the rest of the day on the beaches of Urupukapuka Island.
See the Bay of Islands from water, land and air on this half-day tour that includes a boat cruise, island stopover and helicopter flight. Departing from Paihia, board the Sea Shuttle for a scenic boat ride, and stop for a few hours at Roberton Island to hike, swim or snorkel. Finish with a helicopter tour over the Bay of Islands and hover above the Hole in the Rock for great photo ops.
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.
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 preserve this stunning natural habitat.*Please note that due to Department of Conservation regulations, swimming with dolphins is not permitted in the Bay of Islands.
• NEW ZEALAND'S HIGHEST & MOST EXPERIENCED PARASAILING COMPANY • 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 to