Up to 7 days
Discover some of the most spectacular scenery that the Bay of Islands has to offer. Enjoy a morning or afternoon on a cruise exploring the Bay with its many stunning islands and marine life. Witness dolphins, whales, and a number of other marine species, as you make your way to famous Hole in the Rock of Motukokako Island on this half day shore excursion from Pahia.
From Paihia, travel from the Rakaumangamanga Peninsula to Cape Brett on a bio-fueled catamaran with excellent views of the picturesque islands that make up this coastline. Along the way, you maybe lucky enought to see the friendly common and bottlenose dolphins as well as other local marine life that inhabit these waters. At the end of Cape Brett, view the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island. If sea conditions are good, your skipper will take you right through the hole. The vessel has plenty of space for an up-close dolphin encounter as well as other marine. The boat is also fully licensed with a range of drinks and snacks available for purchase.
Your cruises will also include an island stopover at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Stroll along the white sand beach or take the walk to the top of the hill for scenic views over the entire Bay of Islands.
Some of the highlights of this tour include..
Finally, your vessel will take you back to Pahia, where you can board your return shuttle to the Waitangi Wharf to board your cruise ship.
Tour Commencement Times: 8.30 am and 2.00 pm
Tour Duration 4.5 hours
Please note: Cruise ships come into Waitangi wharf. After disembarking the ship you need to catch the shuttles from Waitangi to Paihia (5 minutes travel time) then report to cruise offices close to the wharf. Full meeting instructions will be sent upon booking.