Private Tour [3 Days]: Matakana, Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach

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From $777.97

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The Bay of Islands is a natural playground offering a huge variety of activities to keep you entertained for days. With scenic landscapes to explore by land, sea or sky, abundant wildlife including the playful dolphins, plenty of rich and colourful history and of course water sport opportunities around every corner. Spend a day marvelling at unspoilt countryside, indulging in wonderful food and wine, exploring riverside towns, and enjoying the special things to do around northland. Experience our unique Sculpture Trail, honey experience and sample the many hand-crafted chocolates, artisan chocolates, handmade fudge and classic sweets made from quality ingredients, and choose gifts to take home. Embark on a voyage of discovery and enjoy the beauty of this area when you join a daily cruise to hole in the rock, to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and drive along the sand on Ninety Mile Beach to the very top of the North Island – Cape Reinga!

What's Included

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

Admission to 4 hours Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Admission to Cape Reinga- 90 Miles Beach coach tour

Admission to New Zealand’s largest showcase of honey products

Admission to Sculptureum art gallery

Be inspired by six, world class indoor art galleries

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Enjoy a browse through the Chocolate shop

Explore carefully curated garden paths filled with more than 650 works

Free honey, mead and liqueur tastings and fascinating interactive displays

Free tastings of 100% pure New Zealand honey, skincare & giftware

Free use of sand boards at the Sand Dunes

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Have fun sand boarding at the Giant Sand Dunes of Te Paki and drive up the infamous quicksand stream

Iconic WWII Lighthouse, one of the most visited and photographed lighthouses in New Zealand

Journey to the iconic Hole in the Rock

Keep a lookout for dolphins, whales, or orcas(at mother nature's discretion)

Luxurious temperature controlled transportation

Mouth-watering samples at the famous Chocolate in Matakana Village

Step into the glorious world of the honey bee!

Stop off at Urupukapuka Islandand lunch stop at Otehei Bay

Travel along of 90 Mile Beach to see the rugged views of the West Coast

Visit Cape Reinga for unforgettable sights!

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge


Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Child safety car seat rental NZD $50.00 plus booking fees payable directly (with 24 hours’ notice).

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • A portion of your fare contributes to marine mammal research and conservation.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • From December - April: on the day, you can opt to extend your time on the island (subject to availability) and there is also the option to hire paddleboards and kayaks.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer & essential personal items.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Sand boarding takes place if conditions permit.
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • Vegetarian option available for lunch - Special dietary requirements catered for upon request, please advise at the time of booking.
  • You can buy hot and cold drinks and limited snacks on board, or grab a meal at the cafe on Urupukapuka Island. Limited menu available in winter.
  • You will be able to purchase lunch from the café at Otehei Bay.
  • A full commentary is provided by your skipper. A limited number of multi-lingual headsets are available in German, French and Mandarin Chinese.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as these locations are the perfect place to get some great travel photos.
  • COVID-19 precautions -Safety measures in place. All areas that exposed to customers are frequently cleaned & sanitised.
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Interacting with common and bottlenose dolphins, orca, whales and other marine mammals is subject to DOC regulations.
  • Please note the walk from the carpark to the lighthouse at Cape Reinga takes around 10-15 minutes each way and is uphill on the return.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Snacks and drinks are also available for purchase onboard the vessel.
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • The site is wheelchair accessible but please be prepared for uneven surfaces, which may be difficult for those with limited mobility and wheelchair users.
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • You are welcome to bring your own prepared food, snacks and or beverages (alcoholic beverages limited to guests 18 years and older by New Zealand law).
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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