AUCKLAND - We will be resume our normal operating schedule on Sunday 7th March, following the move to Alert Level 2 under reduced capacity and all required protocol.

BAY OF ISLANDS - We will resume our normal operating schedule on Saturday 6th March, following the earlier tsunami warnings across the Northland region.

36th AMERICA'S CUP - We are currently working through solutions to operate our spectator options under Alert level 2, as well as awaiting confirmation of any changes to the official racing schedule. We will update all affected customers as soon as possible. 

Please direct any queries to info@exploregroup.co.nz and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. Stay Safe.

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  • Spectator Options
  • America's Cup Sailing Experience
  • Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
  • Auckland Harbour Sailing
  • Discover the Bay
  • Ocean Adventure
  • Otehei Bay Ferry

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Discover the Bay

Discover the spectacular scenery, captivating wildlife and rich history of this New Zealand paradise on our quintessential Bay of Islands cruise

Discover the Bay
Price
$120 Adult
Adult price is 16 years and older
$60 Child
Child price is 5 -15 years. Children under 5 are free
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Please note this experience will not be available 4 - 16 March 2021 due to vessel availability.

Experience the spectacular scenery of this New Zealand paradise and learn about the area’s rich culture and history with full commentary from our local skipper. When conditions permit, get up close to the dramatic cliffs at Cape Brett and travel through the iconic Hole in the Rock.

Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings. We view dolphins on over 90% of our trips along with birdlife, whales and seals and our knowledgeable Nature Guide on board will be available to answer all your questions.

Your trip will also include a stop at Otehei Bay on the Department of Conservation’s Urupukapuka Island. You will have time to explore the island, swim at the sandy bay or enjoy a drink or bite to eat in the sun from our fully licensed café.

Includes:

  • 5 hours scenic cruising
  • Nature Guide on board to answer your questions and provide commentary
  • When conditions permit, get up close to Cape Brett and travel through the Hole in the Rock
  • We view dolphins on over 90% of our trips along with birdlife, whales and seals.
  • Marine Mammal Viewing Guarantee – if you don’t see any marine mammals you will given a voucher to come on board again for free until you do
  • 1.5 hour stop at Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island to take a swim, walk or kayak or refuel at our fully licensed bar & cafe

 

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