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Hole In the Rock Cruise

Access from: Bay of Islands


Key info

  • Tour ID: 50670
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Fullers/Great Sights Offices at Paihia wharf.
  • Activity level: Easy
  • Optional extras available

From $151.84pp

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 50670
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Fullers/Great Sights Offices at Paihia wharf.
  • Activity level: Easy

Itinerary

When does my tour start? This tour has 2 set departure time of 09:00 am or 1:00 pm depending on your ship's time of arrival. Check in time 20 minutes prior to departure. When do I return to port after my tour/excursion? The tour is 4 hours in length so you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure. All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

How to discover the Bay of Islands when arriving by cruise ship, what better way than this amazing boat experience where we will experience the sail through the 'hole in the rock', get running commentary of the area and wildflife that exists in these waters.  Hopefully the dolphins and whales will be out to play, as we sail through their waters.

We then enjoy a stop at Urupukapuka Island where we will learn about the community ecological restoration programmes that is occruing throughout the eastern Bay of Islands.

Discover what the Bay of Islands is really all about. The Bay boasts some of the most spectacular ecosystems and has become renowned as a world class playground, this cruise is an experience like no other.

Highlights


* Dolphin/Whale Watching
* Travel through the world famous Hole in the Rock (conditions permitting)
* Cruise and commentary amongst the 144 islands
* Island stop at Urupukapuka Island
* Encounter wildlife in their natural environment
* Culture and History of the Bay of Islands
* Learn about the kiwi recovery and conservation restoration programme, ‘Project Island Song’ in the Bay of    Islands
* Travel on a biofuel-powered yellow and black Dolphin Discovery V catamaran is designed for comfort, with an abundance of indoor and outdoor seating.

The vessel has plenty of space for an up close dolphin/whale encounter and is fully licenced, with a range of drinks and snacks available for purchase on board.

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    Key info

    • Tour ID: 50670
    • Duration: 4 hours
    • Pick up point: Fullers/Great Sights Offices at Paihia wharf.
    • Activity level: Easy

    Itinerary

    When does my tour start? This tour has 2 set departure time of 09:00 am or 1:00 pm depending on your ship's time of arrival. Check in time 20 minutes prior to departure. When do I return to port after my tour/excursion? The tour is 4 hours in length so you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure. All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

    How to discover the Bay of Islands when arriving by cruise ship, what better way than this amazing boat experience where we will experience the sail through the 'hole in the rock', get running commentary of the area and wildflife that exists in these waters.  Hopefully the dolphins and whales will be out to play, as we sail through their waters.

    We then enjoy a stop at Urupukapuka Island where we will learn about the community ecological restoration programmes that is occruing throughout the eastern Bay of Islands.

    Discover what the Bay of Islands is really all about. The Bay boasts some of the most spectacular ecosystems and has become renowned as a world class playground, this cruise is an experience like no other.

    Highlights


    * Dolphin/Whale Watching
    * Travel through the world famous Hole in the Rock (conditions permitting)
    * Cruise and commentary amongst the 144 islands
    * Island stop at Urupukapuka Island
    * Encounter wildlife in their natural environment
    * Culture and History of the Bay of Islands
    * Learn about the kiwi recovery and conservation restoration programme, ‘Project Island Song’ in the Bay of    Islands
    * Travel on a biofuel-powered yellow and black Dolphin Discovery V catamaran is designed for comfort, with an abundance of indoor and outdoor seating.

    The vessel has plenty of space for an up close dolphin/whale encounter and is fully licenced, with a range of drinks and snacks available for purchase on board.

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