Explore the scenic beauty of the Bay on a half-day cruise, including an island visit. During your cruise you'll make your way through the islands, learning about their history and the wildlife that calls them home.
Adult Regular price
4 hours tour
Cruise around the Bay of Islands
Free ferry ticket
Russell or Paihia
Child Regular price
+ Historic lighthouse at Cape Brett
See the Hole in the Rock
Friendly, local crew
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Hole in the Rock Scenic Cruise Tour
See some of the Bay of Islands' most scenic highlights on a four-hour cruise around its sheltered waters. Set off from Paihia or Russell and enjoy the scenic views of secluded islands with their white sand beaches and native forest as you cruise past them.
During your cruise you'll travel out along the Cape Brett Peninsula to the historic lighthouse at its end, and see the famous Hole in the Rock at Motukokako Island. If conditions permit, your skipper will take the boat right through the hole!
You'll also spend some time at Otehei Bay 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.
Cancel or change your booking any time before 6pm on the day before departure - no cancellation fees!
Paihia Wharf or Russell Wharf
Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and your camera
A full commentary provided by the skipper. Printed multilingual maps available in Chinese, Japanese and German
You can buy cold drinks and snacks on board, or grab a snack at the cafe on Urupukapuka Island
Experience a tranquil and memorable FOUR hours in the Bay
Bounty Motel Paihia in the Heart of the Bay of Islands. Easy walking to Shops,Tour Boats. One block back from waterfront. Great Sights partner giving you great discounted deals for all of their iconic tours.