Bay Explorer

Island and wildlife tours. This is an all day cruise operating in Tauranga as a premium activity. Step aboard our large boat to watch dolphins and marine wildlife. Explore a calm island cove at the outer islands with kayaks or stand up paddle boards


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Watch the aquatic world of dolphins and marine wildlife. Explore at the islands with kayaks, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, and swimming. Our tours include geographical, historical and cultural information about the islands, all wildlife, fish, birds and marine mammals.

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Our guides provide commentary about the species encountered and their ecology and biology.

Departing from the Strand Tauranga daily at 8:00am returning 4:00pm. Bookings essential


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Physical address

Bay Explorer, cnr Strand and Wharf Street, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, 3110, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Always open
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
The Tauranga Airport is 10mins drive.
Proximity to coach terminal:
The Coach Terminal is 200m from departure
Proximity to town:
City Centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $150.00
(11 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Free Kayaks and Standup Paddle Boards SUP.
Further pricing information:
We offer a licenced bar, cold beers, chilled wines and spirits. Non - alcoholic drinks also available. You must be 18years or older to purchase alcoholic drinks. Free us of on board BBQ. We can cook up a great lunch, we often supply fresh fish when caught o board. You can also supply your own food for the crew to cook for you. Join in and be part of the crew. Free Kayaks and Standup Paddle Boards (SUP) participate or just watch as we explore the coastline near the anchored boat

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