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Bay of Islands Discovery Experience from Auckland incl. Hole In The Rock Cruise

Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
$622.83
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Embark on a voyage of discovery on this unique luxurious private experience from Auckland to enjoy the beauty, discover the scenery, captivating wildlife, and rich history on the Bay of Islands cruise. Get up close to the cliffs at Cape Brett and travel through the iconic Hole in the Rock. Spot dolphins, whales, and other marine wildlife, and enjoy a 1.5-hour island stop to swim and walk. You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to must-dos in the Bay of Islands!
Bay of Islands Discovery Experience from Auckland incl. Hole In The Rock Cruise
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 13 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • Enjoy a 1.5-hour island stop-over and walk, swim, paddle board, kayak or relax
  • Stop off at Urupukapuka Island and lunch/dinner stop at Otehei Bay
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Admission to 4.5 hours Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise
  • Marvel at the breath-taking scenery en route
  • WiFi on board
  • Lunch stops at Otehei Bay
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland
  • Journey by boat across the pristine Islands
  • Engaging and informative commentary in English
  • Witness the iconic Hole in the Rock
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Discover some of the 144 stunning islands in the Bay of Islands on a scenic cruise
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Listen to entertaining live commentary from your local Nature Guide
  • Keep a lookout for dolphins, whales, or orcas (at mother nature's discretion)
  • Discover self-guided bush walks for spectacular views over the Bay of Islands
  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland
  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
  • Complimentary High-Speed Internet on-board the minibus
  • Private transportation
  • Opportunity to view marine mammals including dolphins, whales, seals, birdlife and more
  • Opportunity to purchase lunch or dinner at your own expense
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Auckland Central
    We pickup travellers from most locations in the Auckland CBD location. If your pickup location is not available on the list, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.
  • We stop to get some great coffee at your own expense and a comfort break before we continue our journey into the Northland region.
  • Whangarei isite Visitor Information Centre
    We stop to get some great coffee at your own expense and a comfort break before we continue our journey into the Northland region.
  • We visit one of the main tourist attractions in Kawakawa, the colourful public toilet designed by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. First visiting New Zealand in the 1970s for an exhibition of his work, he decided to make the country his second home and bought property on the Waikare inlet, east of Kawakawa. In 1998 with the help of the community he transformed the town’s public toilets into a work of art.
  • The Bay of Islands is a natural playground offering a huge variety of activities to keep you entertained for days. With scenic landscapes to explore by land, sea or sky, abundant wildlife including the playful dolphins, plenty of rich and colourful history and of course water sport opportunities around every corner. Once a booming, bustling and bawdy seafaring centre, it’s now a peaceful and pristine spot, and offers the perfect base for exploring Northland. You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to must-dos in the Bay of Islands! Embark on a voyage of discovery and enjoy the beauty of this area when you join a daily cruise to hole in the rock, the most popular dolphin watching cruise in the Bay of Islands.
  • Auckland Central
    After an exhilarating fun-filled adventure experience at Paihia, it is now time to head back to Auckland to conclude your evening and drop-off at your hotel in Auckland. We can also drop you at your accommodation in Paihia if you are staying locally in the region.
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, Sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as this is the perfect place to get some great experiences photos.
  • You are welcome to bring your own food. There is also hot and cold food available for purchase on board.
  • A full commentary is provided by your skipper. A limited number of multi-lingual headsets are available in German, French and Mandarin Chinese.
  • A portion of your fare contributes to marine mammal research and conservation.
  • You will be able to purchase lunch or dinner, depending upon the sailing time, from the café at Otehei Bay.
  • Snacks and drinks are also available for purchase onboard the vessel.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • Interacting with common and bottlenose dolphins, orca, whales and other marine mammals is subject to DOC regulations.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

    Bay of Islands Discovery Experience from Auckland incl. Hole In The Rock Cruise

    Location Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
    $622.83
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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