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Bay of Islands Day Sailing Adventure - GUNGHA II

Experience the ultimate sailing adventure in one of New Zealand's most spectacular marine locations!

Highlights

  • Awesome Bay of Islands day sailing and unique island stopover experience in the magnificent Bay of Islands … sailing, island stopover, snorkelling and lunch included!
  • Marine life including penguins, seabirds and others are frequently sighted in playful groups and the photo opportunities are spectacular!
  • Take the opportunity to sail GUNGHA II yourself or simply sit back, relax and enjoy!
  • Snorkel, swim and explore one of the unique and unspoiled remote islands in one of the worlds most beautiful coastal locations. Tasty snacks and yummy fresh lunch included!

The Bay of Islands are renowned for their magnificent scenic vistas and rich natural beauty both above and under the water. The more than 140 subtropical islands is a haven for marine life that evolves and changes throughout the season. Penguins, seabirds, various marine mammals, sharks or even turtles are often sighted.

GUNGHA II is a large ocean-going yacht that voyages into the Pacific annually. We have plenty of sheltered seating, clean toilets and hot outside showers. If you are keen to help sail the boat our friendly crew are happy to give you the opportunity or you can simply relax and enjoy the awesome views and tranquillity.

Your island stopover includes the opportunity to swim, snorkel or go for a scenic bushwalk or all if you are keen. Masks, snorkels & hot outside showers are provided

Want to try you hand at sailing? - No worries, Just ask the friendly crew!

The Sailing experience of a lifetime - an informal, fun, and simply amazing way to explore Northland's most treasured location!!

Departure time & location: 10.00am at Paihia Wharf, Marsden Road Paihia. (boarding at 09:45 in Paihia…if staying in Russell transfers included)

Adult $130.00

What's included

  • Several fresh snacks and a yummy fresh sandwich lunch (vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options included)
  • Masks & snorkels and hot outside showers!

Duration

  • Allow approximately 6 hours for the whole experience

Notes

  • Minimum numbers apply.

    All departures are subject to demand, sea and weather conditions.

    All bookings need to be reconfirmed by phone 24 hours prior to departure.

    All trips are smoking and alcohol-free.

    Passengers will be required to sail barefoot.

  • Please note: We do not target or swim with dolphins. Our encounters occur naturally and are often brief. Marine Mammal Protection regulations are strictly observed.

Available Bookings from January 26 to February 01

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Fri 31 Jan
Sat 1 Feb

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$108.30

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$100.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$108.30

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$108.30

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$91.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$108.30

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Sylvie Martel from Canada wrote on 01 March 2019

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Victoria, B.C. Golfing gang

We had a fabulous day on the water. Our host, the captain and owner Mike was fantastic so was Melissa, the woman that can do it all! Thank you for a great day of sailing! I recommend it to all!

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Hi Sylvie Thank you for your kind comments and yes Melissa is a super crew! All the best Mike

Miroslava from Slovakia wrote on 09 March 2019

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TOP day :)

Amazing experience. Recommend to everyone :)

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Mary from Canada wrote on 07 March 2019

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GREAT TRIP!

The sun was shining The waters so blue Many sights to enjoy On the Gungha II! Thanks Mike and Melissa for such an enjoyable day!

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Thank you Mary!

M L. from Netherlands wrote on 24 February 2019

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We have had a wonderful daytour

Nice crew and captains, good lunch, awesome experience.

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Jan Van’t Verlaat from Netherlands wrote on 13 February 2019

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Great time on the beautiful big sail boat

Nice trip araund the islands , good value for money . Nice lunch . Saw dolfins . Partely unlucky with the weather in the morning. Heads up for the timing would be nice.

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