Explore Group - Discover the Bay

Discover the Bay of Islands, Hole in the Rock and Otehei Bay on our premium cruise and experience the very best of what the Bay of Islands has to offer.


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What’s included:
• Scenic cruising among the 144 islands in the safe hands of our experienced Skipper.
• Our expert local Nature Guides will share their knowledge with you & commentate throughout the cruise.
• Viewing marine mammals (dolphins, whales or orcas) on over 90% of our trips with a lifetime viewing guarantee. If you don’t spot any marine mammals you will be given a voucher to come on board again for free until you do.
• Explore the iconic Hole in the Rock and when conditions permit, travel through it.
• Stop at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island where you can take a walk, have a swim, hire a kayak, and so much more.
• Enjoy a delicious Island BBQ buffet Lunch or Dinner depending on morning or afternoon departure.

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Physical address

Explore Group - Discover the Bay, Discover the Bay, Paihia, Cnr Marsden & Williams Rds, Northland & Bay of Islands, New Zealand, Paihia, Northland & Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $155.00
(15 year(s) and under)
Cancellation policy:
Booking may be cancelled without penalty up to 24 hours before departure of the trip. Cancellations within 24 hours and No Show are subject to 100% cancellation charge. We recommend our guests should hold a comprehensive travel insurance policy in case of any unexpected changes in their travel plans that may incur a cancellation fee.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
it takes about 20-30 min by car to get to the Kerikeri Airport from Paihia
Proximity to coach terminal:
located at the Paihia Wharf which is where we depart from
Proximity to town:
we are located in the town centre

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Opening times

Business hours:
8.30am-5.30pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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