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Bay of Islands

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Bay of Islands
Happy NZ Tours
Bay of Islands
Happy NZ Tours Bay of Islands
Happy NZ Tours
Bay of Islands
Happy NZ Tours
One of the popular day tours from Auckland. Visit the stunning Bay of Islands – an archipelago of about 144 islands, situated more than 200 km north of Auckland. It is here in Waitangi the nation, New Zealand was born. The bay has the internationally popular Hole in the Rock cruise, during which you see beautiful secluded beaches, experience the boat go through the hole in the rock and learn about the rich history of the place. Good chance to sight some dolphins.

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Travel Highlights

7.30 am

Depart from Auckland. Travel north of Auckland through the Auckland Harbour bridge, rolling grasslands, fern clad forests and Whangarei to Paihia.

Enroute experience Kauri – Visit Parry Kauri park near Wellsford OR Kauri Clock Factory  in Whangarei

11.00 am

Reach Paihia

Relax and enjoy the beachfront / cafes / shops near the waterfront.

Option to visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, of the nation New Zealand (additional cost).

Have lunch (own expense) near the Paihia wharf.

1.15 pm

Enjoy the stunning Hole in the Rock Cruise to see the beauty of the Bay of Islands. Playful dolphins and sea animals such as Orca whales may be sighted on the cruise.

4.45 pm

Depart Pahia and travel back to Auckland.

8.00 pm

Reach Auckland

The times mentioned are subject to road conditions and may vary.

Tour inclusions:

  • Transport for the itinerary as mentioned
  • Pickup & drop off in central city locations can be arranged
  • Admission costs for Hole in the Rock Cruise
  • Driver guide to accompany the group

Cost for the package:  

Adults - NZ$ 215, Child (5 to 12 years) – NZ$ 150.
Child (below 5 years) – Free of charge if seat available. Child cost otherwise.
Minimum 2 people for the tour to commence
If minimum pax is not met, the tour will not commence - full amount will be refunded

Prices and itinerary are subject to change. Please confirm at time of booking.

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