Bay of Islands Day Sailing - Vigilant

Explore the stunning Bay Of Islands on the Vigilant, a classic cutter rig sailing yacht. This intimate cruise will allow you to relish in the tranquillity of one of the world's premier boating destinations!

Highlights

  • Experience the stunning scenery of the magical Bay Of Islands
  • Sail the turquoise waters on our classic cutter rig yacht - the Vigilant
  • Enjoy an island stopover with kayaking and snorkelling

The Bay Of Islands is a subtropical sailing paradise, with calm clear waters and an array of marine life.

Step aboard the Vigilant - our stunning 42ft sailing yacht built from native New Zealand timbers and relax in comfort and style.

Take in the spectacular views, keeping an eye out for dolphins and whales or have a turn manning the helm and hoisting the sails!

Stop off to explore one of the islands on foot, take a kayak for a paddle or try snorkelling in the pristine waters - your day will be filled with fun activities for you to enjoy.

Your crew, Nik and Nat, will be there to make sure you get the most out of your sailing adventure.

Per Person $130.00

What's included

  • 5.5 hours sailing and activities
  • Lunch inclusive
  • Kayaking and snorkelling equipment

Duration

  • Allow 5.5 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Pick up is on the Russell Wharf at 9:45 am.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Minimum numbers apply:

    Discount trips confirmed with 4 or more passengers.

    Full Price trips confirmed with 2 or more passengers.

Available Bookings from November 24 to November 30

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Wed 25 Nov
Thu 26 Nov
Fri 27 Nov
Sat 28 Nov
Sun 29 Nov
Mon 30 Nov

8spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$91.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$130.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$91.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$91.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$91.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$91.00

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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Matthew from New Zealand wrote on 23 November 2020

Highly recommended

We had a great day out sailing with Nat. There were plenty of things to do with kayaks and a walk over to another beach, then a delicious lunch on board. Vigilant is great way for anyone to see the Bay of Islands, and we'd highly recommend it.

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debbye1 from New Zealand wrote on 18 November 2020

Awesome sailing trip

We loved our day on the water with Nat and Nita! Beautiful boat, great knowledgeable crew, yummy lunch and nice stop on an island to explore. Highly recommend “The Vigilant”!

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Tony Mitchell from Australia wrote on 17 September 2019

Relax and Enjoy

A wonderful day on the water with Capt Nik. Learning some of the local history, fabulous scenery and a truly laid back and thoroughly enjoyable day. Not to forget a delicious lunch!

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Martin from United States wrote on 11 January 2018

We had a great time

Our family, including two teen boys, really enjoyed sailing in the beautiful Bay of Islands, and it really was beautiful. We each got to steer the boat, and we had a nice time on the island we anchored at, including doing some kayaking there. The lunch was good too. This is a really nice relaxing way to see the Bay of Islands and was one of the highlights of our trip up north.

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Insa from New Zealand wrote on 05 March 2017

best way to enjoy the Bays

Thank you Nik for a fantastic sailing trip through the bays, stopping at beautiful Moturoa Island for a swim and a yummy chicken salad afterwards with a lovely small group. We all enjoyed the day very much!!fully recommend you!

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