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Discover the Bay Cruise

Highlights / General details Cruise among the 144 islands with skipper's commentary including a visit to the iconic Hole in the Rock and when conditions permit, travel through it. View dolphins, with a success rate of over 90% of our trips along with other wildlife. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area that is soaked in rich culture and history. Encounter diverse wildlife in their naturalsurroundings. Explore the Bay of Islands with us. Cruising among the 144 islands with skipper’s commentary. A visit to the iconic ‘Hole in the Rock’ and when conditions permit, travel through it. The opportunity to meet the local dolphins/whales (lifetime viewing guarantee). Island time at Otehei Bay on the Department of Conservation’s Urupukapuka Island. Our 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. Inclusion Discover the Bay Cruise; Hole in the Rock; Dolphn watching; During summer months your trip will also include an island stop at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island and an opportunity to experience Maori Living Today activities. Exclusion Transportation to and from the departure location. Hours of operation Available: Daily. Departs: Paihia Wharf B - 9:00am & 1:30pm. Departs: Russell Wharf - 8:45am & 1:40pm. Duration Approximately 4 hours. Hours of operation Available: Daily. Departs: Paihia Wharf B - 9:00am & 1:30pm. Departs: Russell Wharf - 8:45am & 1:40pm. Duration Approximately 4 hours. Location The Bay of Islands is a 3 hour drive from Auckland. Take the Northern Motorway towards Orewa. Follow State Highway 1 North to Whangarei. Use the bypass and continue north on SH 1 to Kawakawa then straight onto State Highway 11 to Opua/Paihia. Policies Minimum of 15 passengers per trip. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**