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Escape the crowds and discover the Bay of Islands on our 5 hour personalised and interactive Island Cruise & Tour. Locally owned and operated, with a passion for sharing our beautiful area. Suitable for all ages, families, solo travellers and couples...experience it all! Two remote island stopovers Native bush walks and 360 degree views from the island lookout points Enjoy complimentary beachside morning tea/coffee & biscuits Snorkel untouched island reefs Try stand-up paddle boarding Lookout for unique wildlife throughout the day Interactive commentary and information Scenic cruising among 144 subtropical islands There's no better way to spend the day....join us for an Island Getaway Cruise and Island Tour

  • Check-in at the Salt Air Office (Helicopter office next to the Paihia Wharf) at 9.45am
  • Our crew will greet you and bring you down to our boat as they welcome you on board
  • Take a seat as we begin cruising the sheltered coastline towards the outer islands
  • Keep and eye out for local wildlife as your skipper and crew will point out local hot-spots and provide plenty of history and information about the area. 
  • Our first stop is Roberton Island (also known as the famous Twin Lagoons) where we disembark and take a 10 minute walk amongst native flora and fauna to the island lookout point - a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay of Islands. 
  • Upon returning from the walk, your crew will provide beachside morning tea with coffee/tea and biscuits. 
  • Take some time exploring the tidal lagoons, or take relax on this secluded island before making your way back on board the boat. 
  • Our tour continues as we cruise among the 144 islands the bay has to offer. Keep an eye out for marine life and unique shore birds that live in the area - sometimes we are lucky enough to spot dolphins and a variety of other wildlife throughout the day!! 
  • Arriving at our second island stop, we begin our activities....all equipment is available for you to discover the underwater reefs with snorkelling gear provided and give Stand-up Paddleboarding a try.
  • Take a walk along one of the island trails, enjoy a swim or relax on the unfrequented beaches in the warmth of the sun....some days, you can even try fresh NZ Kina (seafood)  - there are options for everyone. 
  • After our time on the second island, we begin our cruise back home through the islands following the coastline back into Paihia. 
  • Whether you are a solo traveller, a couple on a honeymoon, or a family on vacation, your visit to the Bay of Islands isn't complete until you have experienced our Island Getaway Day Cruise


    Location: Bay of Islands, New Zealand

    Duration: 5 hours

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      Departure Point:
      Paihia Wharf

      Check-in at the Salt Air Office, 9.45am ( Helicopter Office next to the Paihia Wharf)

      Departure Time: Check-in at the Salt Air Office (Helicopter Office next to the Paihia Wharf) Check in: 9.45am  Departure 10:00am

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      Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port

      Return Details:
      Paihia Wharf

    • Inclusions:
      • Small group tours (20 people maximum) 
      • Scenic Cruise among 144 Islands 
      • Two remote island stopovers 
      • Swim, Snorkel and relax (all equipment provided)
      • Wildlife spotting, commentary and information throughout the day 
      • Stand-up Paddleboarding (all equipment provided)
      • Complimentary Morning Tea/Coffee and Biscuit
      • A truly personalised, local experience

    • Exclusions:
      • Food and drinks
      • Hotel pickup and drop-off

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Suitable for families, couples and solo travellers
      • Suitable for all ages
      • Please bring a swimsuit & towel
      • Minimum numbers apply. (3 people) There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

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