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Bay of Islands Regional Tips and Information


Fullers Great Sights Tours and Cruises

Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock

Operates year round daily at 9am and 1:30pm

Cruise through the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands on Dolphin Seeker, our purpose-built dolphin and whale watching catamaran. Cruise past many of the 144 islands and take in the sights of the Hole in the Rock and the rich history and scenery that makes up the bay of Islands. As a bonus, a free ferry ticket is included to extend your day.

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Cape Reinga Wanderer Day Tour

Operates year round

A visit to New Zealand is not complete without a journey to the very top of the North Island – Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua). Uncover the wild beauty of this vast and untouched region, rich in Maori culture and tradition, on a full-day return tour from Paihia or Kerikeri. Experience the thrill of driving along 90 mile beach and sand boarding on the giant dunes.

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Cream Trip - Day in The Bay

Operates October - April

Take part in the Bay of Islands most famous cruise. The “Cream Trip" began in 1927 and remains a popular cruise with tourists today. You will have a full Day in the Bay including dolphin encounters, discovering the Hole in the Rock, delivering mail and learning the history of the Bay of Islands through informative and interactive commentary. Try boom-netting, hanging on to the net as we glide through the water. Stop over on Urupukapuka island - relax on the beach, head up to the viewing point for a breathtaking outlook, and grab a snack at the island's cafe.

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Giants & Glow Worms

Operates year round

Discover the hidden nature of Northland with its wealth of untold stories and a culture deeply rooted in nature. Travel to the West Coast where you will meet your local Māori guide who will take you into the ancient forest to see the oldest and most sacred living giant kauri tree in NZ. Spend some time in the seaside village of Opononi before settling back as we follow the historical trading trail. End your day at the Kawiti family glow worm caves where the lights of glow worms will surround you amongst amazing stalactites and stalagmites.

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