White sandy beaches, plentiful marine life and a rich cultural history... come north with us!
Tour Code 11X
The Bay of Islands is a beautiful region located just a few hours north of Auckland. Visit it on a full day tour and explore it on a dolphin watching cruise to the famous 'Hole in the Rock'.
Enjoy your driver guide's commentary as you journey north to the Bay of Islands town of Paihia. You'll have time to explore this popular holiday resort before joining your afternoon cruise around the spectacular Bay of Islands. On arrival at Cape Brett with its remote lighthouse, you might be lucky enough to pass through the famous 'Hole in the Rock' at Motukokako Island (subject to sea conditions). And don't forget to keep an eye out for the many types of marine and bird life in this region, including penguins, dolphins and whales.
At the end of your Bay of Islands cruise, rejoin your coach for the journey back to Auckland, arriving in the evening.