Pricing and Conditions

Adult $160.00 - $168.00
(14 year(s) and under)
$102.00 - $110.00
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Optional BBQ Lunch $8.00 pp

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All bookings need to reconfirm by phone the day before departure. Carino Wildlife Cruises reserves the right to alter prices, cancel any departures and vary itineraries in the interest of passenger safety and comfort. All departures are subject to demand, sea and weather conditions. To the extent permitted by law, all our liability for damages to your property, disruptions to travel plans or mental injury is excluded.

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Cancellations must be received by us 24 hours before day of departure, for 100% refund. Passenger who have not cancelled before this are considered “no shows” and no refunds are available.

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Come sailing with us and discover the stunning scenery and amazing wildlife of the beautiful bay of islands. Help to set sails, sit back and relax as the sails catch the breeze, surrounded by deep blue water, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife, sailing on Carino NZ our 50ft catamaran is the best way to experience the stunning Bay of Islands.

Watch wild dolphins and seabirds in their ocean habitat. We are only yacht licensed to view wild dolphins in the Bay. Every ticket directly contributes to marine mammal research and conservation – Protect the future. An island stop is included, where you get to explore a maritime scenic island and snorkel the beach. Kiwi style BBQ lunch aboard Carino NZ.

Opening times

Business hours:
7.30am - 7pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec


Paihia Wharf, Paihia, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Air New Zealand and Saltair have several flights a day from Auckland International Airport to Kerikeri Airport. Then 20km to Paihia.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Coach terminal is at the Paihia wharf where we depart.
decisions Proximity to town:
The Paihia Wharf is in the middle of the small township and is easy to spot on your right hand side as you drive into town.

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