Private Tour[2 Days]:Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Russell & Hole In The Rock Cruise

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From $550.87

Price varies by group size

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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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As one of New Zealand’s most popular summer destinations, the breath-taking natural beauty and 144 islands makes for an idyllic aquatic playground. Once a booming, bustling and bawdy seafaring centre, it’s now a peaceful and pristine spot, and offers the perfect base for exploring Northland. You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to must-dos in the Bay of Islands! Embark on a voyage of discovery and enjoy the beauty of this area when you join a daily cruise to hole in the rock, the most popular dolphin watching cruise in the Bay of Islands, then to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and take in the sights of Russell on an intimate one-hour coach tour

What's Included

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

Admire iconic buildings, breath-taking examples of Maori architecture

Admission to 1 hour Russell Mini Tour

Admission to 4 hours Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Admission to Guided Experience at Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Discover some of the 144 stunning islands in the Bay of Islands on a scenic cruise

Engaging and informative commentary in English

Enjoy a high-energy Maori cultural performance

Explore the historic site where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Indoor and outdoor seating with large viewing deck

Journey by boat across the pristine Islands & learn about New Zealand's history and Maori culture

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

Marvel at the breath-taking scenery en route

Stand atop Flagstaff Hill for 360° views of the Bay.

Stop off at Urupukapuka Island and lunch stop at Otehei Bay

Tour this tranquil seaside town through Russell Mini Tour

Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge


Breakfast, Lunch & 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 travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer & essential personal items.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Good and moderate fitness level required
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Interacting with common and bottlenose dolphins, orca, whales and other marine mammals is subject to DOC regulations.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • 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.
  • You are welcome to bring your own food. There is also hot and cold food available for purchase on board.
  • 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.

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