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Hole in the Rock Cruise

Hole in the Rock Cruise

Cruise out through the Bay’s pristine islands and along the Cape Brett Peninsula. See the historic Cape Brett lighthouse and majestic Motukōkako, the Hole in the Rock, and hope for a lucky drip from above as you pass underneath it. The Bay of Islands is home to a host of marine mammals, wildlife and native birds. Keep an eye out for dolphins throughout your cruise. Stop off at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island to relax or soak up the views from the hilltops. On our morning cruise you can choose our free island extension – stay longer, explore the island’s walking trails and beautiful beaches, and return with us in the afternoon.

From

NZ$ 150.00

per person

Highlights

  • Hole in the Rock, and when conditions permit travel through it

  • Dolphin and whale viewing

  • Informative commentary from the knowledgeable skipper

  • 1.5 hour stop at Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island with option to extend on morning departure, subject

Full Description

Cruise out through the Bay’s pristine islands and along the Cape Brett Peninsula. See the historic Cape Brett lighthouse and majestic Motukōkako, the Hole in the Rock, and hope for a lucky drip from above as you pass underneath it.

The Bay of Islands is home to a host of marine mammals, wildlife and native birds. Keep an eye out for dolphins throughout your cruise.

Stop off at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island to relax or soak up the views from the hilltops. On our morning cruise you can choose our free island extension – stay longer, explore the island’s walking trails and beautiful beaches, and return with us in the afternoon.

Includes

Meeting Point

CHECK IN:

  • Please report to the Maritime Building on the Paihia Wharf 15 minutes before departure time with your valid vaccine pass. Paihia Wharf - Google Maps
  • If you have requested a pick up from Russell Wharf please be ready at the far end of the wharf 15 minutes prior to departure time with your valid vaccine pass. Russell Wharf, Russell, Bay of Islands - Google Maps
  • Please allow for travel time before departure, peak season can be very busy with limited parking close to the departure point.
  • IMPORTANT - You will be travelling on board a Fullers GreatSights or Explore NZ Branded vessel

Additional Information

Lunch is not included. Food and drinks are available to purchase at Otehei Bay Café during the island stop at own expense
Dress to the weather conditions and wear flat soled shoes
Toilets available on board
Operated in partnership with Explore Group
Infant (0 - 4 yrs) FOC - Infants need to be booked for capacity limits

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING:
• Snack food and beverages can be purchased on board however you are welcome to bring your own.
• We suggest wearing comfortable clothing, bring a hat and walking shoes should you wish to walk to the look-out on Urupukapuka Island.
• If you would like to go for a swim at Otehei Bay please bring a towel
• Refreshments and food can be purchased from the cafe at Otehei Bay.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
BYO alcohol cannot be carried on the Otehei Bay ferry, including the Discover the Bay Cruise. Due to liquor licencing laws no BYO alcohol is permitted at Otehei Bay. Food service licencing permits only food purchased at the cafe to be consumed within the cafe and surrounding grass areas. Please observe these notifications as enforcement may offend.
Note: Operating in partnership with Explore Groups Discover the Bay Cruise
Note: The 3.30pm Hole in the Rock Cruise will NOT have a marine mammal permit during the cruise , this will limit our ability to view marine mamals for the duration of this cruise only

Summer:
8:30AM & 2:00PM DAILY: 2 October 2021 - 30 April 2022

Winter:
10:00AM DAILY: 1 May - 1 October 2022

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

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From

NZ$ 150.00

per person

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