Pricing and Conditions

Adult $145.00 - $175.00
(12 year(s) and under)
$25.00 - $65.00
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Infant (5 & Under) $20

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We have a fully licensed bar onboard with cold beers, chilled wines and spirits. Non - alcoholic drinks are also available. You must be 18 years or older to purchase alcoholic drinks.

Cancellation Policy angle-down

Cancellations are accepted 48hrs prior to departure. No refunds offered within 48 hours or for no shows.

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You will spend half a day cruising and exploring the pristine Bay of Plenty coastline and islands with Bay Explorer where we will showcase the amazing diversity of marine wildlife including dolphins swimming along side the boat, seasonal seabirds, penguins, seals, whales, sunfish, school fish, sharks, orca and even turtles. A genuine kiwi experience in nature for that once in a lifetime wildlife encounter. The Captain and experienced crew lust to share their marine knowledge with you and will provide fascinating commentary and point out all that they see. So you won’t miss a thing. Don’t forget your camera as we are able to get up close to wildlife, making it a photographer’s dream. Licensed bar onboard, food options available at booking

Opening times

Business hours:
7am - 7pm, try calling us anytime.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


120 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Tauranga Airport - 10 minutes drive. Rotorua Airport – approximately 1 hour drive. Auckland International Airport - a scenic 2.5 hour drive.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
The Coach Terminal is an easy 200m walk from our departure location. You can just about see the boat at the waterfront. We can meet you if you wish.
decisions Proximity to town:
We depart directly opposite the isite on the waterfront in Tauranga. Our departure location is only a short 2 -minute walk from the Tauranga CBD.

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