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Twin Tour - Dune Rider & Discover the Bay Cruise

Highlights / General details One day is not enough to see it all. Experience Dune Rider and any Explore Bay of Islands cruise to get the complete Northland experience. Take the best day adventure to the Far North then get out on the water with a cruise of your choice. Journey to the top of New Zealand, Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach in our unique Dune Rider vehicle. Let our drivers immerse you in the culture and history of the area, while taking in the amazing scenery. The Dune Rider vehicle is purpose built to go off-road and will take you to the highlights of the Far North off the beaten track. Then choose from one of Explore's popular cruises and discover the Bay of Islands with a unique on the water experience. Two days of activities and one great saving! Dune Rider: Gumdigger’s Park and a guided tour (included in price); A freshly prepared lunch box (included in price); Driving along 90 Mile Beach with a stop to wet your feet; Climbing huge sand dunes and boogie boarding down; A walk to Cape Reinga lighthouse and viewing the meeting of the two oceans; Visiting the Ancient Kauri Kingdom; A stop at the ‘world famous’ Mangonui Fish Shop. The Dune Rider Vehicle is purpose built to go off-road and air conditioned. Has just 36 reclining seats offering lots of leg room, and has a sloping floor to give the best views. Discover the Bay Cruise: 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 Lunch; Entrance fees; Goods and Services Tax. Exclusion Transportation to and from the departure location; Gratuity. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Discover the Bay Cruise departure schedule: Paihia Wharf B - 9:00am & 1:30pm; Russell Wharf - 8:45am & 1:40pm. Dune Rider departure schedule: Paihia - 7:30am; Russell passengers take 7:00am ferry transfer to Paihia.* Duration Discover the Bay Cruise: Approximately 4 hours. Dune Rider: Approximately 10-11 hours. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Discover the Bay Cruise departure schedule: Paihia Wharf B - 9:00am & 1:30pm; Russell Wharf - 8:45am & 1:40pm. Dune Rider departure schedule: Paihia - 7:30am; Russell passengers take 7:00am ferry transfer to Paihia.* Duration Discover the Bay Cruise: Approximately 4 hours. Dune Rider: Approximately 10-11 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. Additional Information Remember to bring a spare change of clothes, towel, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, camera and sense of adventure. This product includes two days of activities and cannot be completed in one day. Policies Minimum of 4 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**