Bay Of Islands, which is situated towards the Northern tip of the North Island. Enjoy spectacular rural and coastal scenery en route to visit Paihia township (Bay Of Islands). First stop at Parry Kauri Park to view the two gigantic Kauri trees. Visit the Museum or take one of the board walks through the native bush.
Explore Paihia which is famous for its white sand beaches and beautiful coastline, with a vast variety of marine wildlife. Enjoy the shops of a bygone era.
We then move on to Haruru Falls, which are a miniature version of the famed Niagra Falls, that offer amazing sceneries.
You can also choose to experience Paihia’s top attraction ‘Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett’ cruise. Enjoy the views as you cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock – hold your breath as the skipper navigates through the narrow space and admire the rock walls which soar above you. Take in the Grand Cathedral Cave before heading back into the sheltered waters of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as we get you up close to the action from the comfort of Dolphin Seeker.
Or En route, visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and learn of the agreement struck between Maori locals and European pioneers, investigate notable landmarks like the Stone Store and Kemp House; or submerge yourself in Maori culture at Rewa's Village, a full-scale copy of a pre-European Māori fishing town.
Head back to Auckland and be dropped off at your desired location in Auckland City with a small memento from us.