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

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
From
US$88,49
From
US$88,49
Taking safety measures

Parasailing Adventure over the Bay of IslandsPorts of Call Tours

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
From
US$67,39
From
US$67,39

Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock Day Cruises

Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$81,69
From
US$81,69
Taking safety measures

Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter TourNature and Wildlife

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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  • Free Cancellation
From
US$181,53
From
US$181,53

V8 Trike Tours 60-Minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour Minimum 2 TravellersPrivate Sightseeing Tours

V8 Trike Tours 60-Minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour Minimum 2 Travellers

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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
From
US$83,78
From
US$83,78
Taking safety measures

Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour Including Scenic FlightNature and Wildlife

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
From
US$314,18
From
US$314,18

Bay of Islands Nature and History Day CruiseDay Cruises

Bay of Islands Nature and History Day Cruise

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Follow the century-old tradition of delivering mail and supplies throughout the Bay of Islands—called a ‘cream trip’—on this full-day cruise by catamaran from Paihia or Russell. See the Hole in the Rock at Cape Brett, spend time on one of many islands that make up the Bay of Islands, and search the waters for whales, seals, and other marine life. Onboard the multi-level vessel, an informative crew points out natural landmarks, local homes, and secluded bays. Enjoy time to stroll on a local island or relax on the beach.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$91,90
From
US$91,90
Taking safety measures

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided WalkNature and 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
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$123,20
From
US$123,20

Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of IslandsDay Trips

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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US$105,51
From
US$105,51
Taking safety measures

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
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$125,68
From
US$125,68

Bay of Islands Waterfall Cruise Kayak or Paddle board4WD Tours

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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US$46,29
From
US$46,29

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Scenic Helicopter Tour Including Hole in the RockNature and 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
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$181,53
From
US$181,53

Skip the Line: Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass TicketAttraction Tickets

Skip the Line: Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass Ticket

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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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US$34,04
From
US$34,04

5-Day Bay of Islands Rotorua Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Tour from AucklandMulti-day Tours

5-Day Bay of Islands Rotorua Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Tour from Auckland

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Soak up all the North Island highlights on this 5-day journey from Auckland by coach, including a Bay of Islands cruise to see the Hole in the Rock. Your itinerary includes a drive along Ninety Mile Beach at Cape Reinga; enjoy an overnight stay near the bubbling hot springs of Rotorua; a visit to Waitomo Caves for a boat ride through Glowworm Grotto; and a Hobbiton Movie Set tour to see filming locations for ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Listen to informative commentary on board.
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  • 5 days
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US$1 211,01
Price varies by group size
From
US$1 211,01
Price varies by group size

Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock with Island StopoverDay Cruises

Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock with Island Stopover

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Meet your boat at the Maritime Building in Paihia or The Strand Wharf in Russell to start your 4-hour Bay of Islands cruise, from 9.00am - 1.00pm Soaking up the varied landscape of some 144 islands, you'll make your way out to the remote Cape Brett Lighthouse and before visiting the famous Cape Brett Hole in the Rock at Motukokako Island. You will also have the chance for an Islands visit. 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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US$67,39
From
US$67,39
Taking safety measures

Island Hopper Day CruiseDay Cruises

Island Hopper Day Cruise

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The Bay of Islands is made up of 144 islands, and the best way to explore them is by boat. On this island-hopping day cruise, you can relax on board a comfortable catamaran while admiring the beautiful views of the sea, islands, and maybe even some dolphins. Snorkel, swim, or paddle board, and stop on land to visit a wildlife sanctuary. This is the easy way to see the bay, as it’s difficult to travel here independently without a boat.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$97,75
From
US$97,75

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
From
US$87,28
From
US$87,28

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

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
From
US$76,81
From
US$76,81

V8 Trike Tours Bay of Islands 30-Minute Scenic Tour Minimum 2 TravellersPrivate Sightseeing Tours

V8 Trike Tours Bay of Islands 30-Minute Scenic Tour Minimum 2 Travellers

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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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US$41,89
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US$41,89
Taking safety measures

Authentic Maori Hangi Dinner and Concert at Waitangi Treaty GroundsTheaters

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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$81,69
From
US$81,69

Far North New Zealand Tour Including 90 Mile Beach and Cape Reinga from PaihiaDay Trips

Far North New Zealand Tour Including 90 Mile Beach and Cape Reinga from Paihia

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Visit 90 Mile Beach and Cape Reinga in New Zealand's Far North District. This day trip from Paihia takes you aboard a Dune Rider vehicle, ideal for traversing the gorgeous coastal landscape. Stop at Cape Reinga Lighthouse and the Ancient Kauri Kingdom. Try sandboarding at the Te Paki Stream sand dunes and enjoy a buffet lunch at Waitiki Landing.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$105,51
From
US$105,51

Bay of Islands Cruise and Scenic Helicopter TourDay Cruises

Bay of Islands Cruise and Scenic Helicopter Tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$243,67
From
US$243,67

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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$105,51
From
US$105,51

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
From
US$95,30
From
US$95,30

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