Bay of Islands: Full-Day Tour, Hole in the Rock and Dolphin Cruise from Auckland

Duration: 13 hours
Destination: New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland
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  • 13 hours
  • Auckland
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Discover the Bay of Islands' Hole in the Rock and marvel as dolphins on this amazing sightseeing tour from Auckland to the Bay of Islands. Soak up New Zealand's natural landscape as you leave the city behind and travel north towards Paihia, the gateway to the Bay of Islands, on your luxury air-conditioned coach. Enjoy the magical experience as you search for dolphins on our purpose-built Dolphin Seeker catamaran, before heading out to the famous Hole in the Rock.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: GreatSights, 102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand

Check in - departure point


Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Curran St, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand

Bay of Islands day tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy the informative commentary as you cross the iconic Harbour Bridge, and soak up New Zealand's spectacular scenery of rural countryside and sub-tropical bush en route to the beautiful Bay of Islands

Stop At: Paihia Harbour, Paihia New Zealand

After arriving in Paihia, you'll board the Dolphin Seeker, our purpose built catamaran licensed by the Department of Conservation for dolphin and whale viewing. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as our experienced local skippers get you up close to the action.

Pass By: Cape Brett Walkway, Rawhiti Road, Rawhiti 0184 New Zealand

Cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock. Admire the rock walls towering above you as the skipper navigates right through the narrow space (conditions permitting) before heading back into the inner islands of the Bay.

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned coach with free on board Wifi
  • Return coach travel from Auckland
  • Full commentary from local guides
  • Entry/Admission - Paihia Harbour

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available (extra cost)
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Departure Point

102 Hobson St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487

If your pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior


Departure Time

7:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

13 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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