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Bay of Islands Sailing Cruise & Gourmet Lunch BBQ aboard - 6hrs - Sunkiss Gourmet Day Sailing Cruise

Relax, soak up some rays, explore and indulge in delicious gourmet food on an epic Bay of Islands Sailing Adventure!


Highlights

  • Soak up amazing scenic views while sailing around the Bay of Islands!
  • Gourmet food including delicious BBQ lunch provided by certified master chef.
  • Enjoy free time on the island to relax or explore!
  • Small group tours ensures a relaxed, personalised experience.
  • Perfect for all ages!
  • When required, shade is provided for all under a UV shade screen.

The Island life is calling! Find your bliss as we take a relaxing cruise around the world-famous Bay of Islands, where you can enjoy a range of activities and feast on delicious gourmet cuisine.

You'll have plenty of space to spread out and relax on bean bags, lounger cushions or in the saloon on board "KISS" while we take a leisurely cruise around the beautiful Bay of Islands.

Soak up unobstructed views of lush scenery and landscapes from your unique vantage point on the water while enjoying drinks and tasty starters on-board, before we stop off at the islands exploration and relaxation.

Enjoy some island time as you please - find a spot on the beach to sunbathe, take a nature walk, or try some snorkeling before indulging in a delicious gourmet BBQ lunch lovingly prepared by a certified master chef on-board. It's the perfect way to spend the day!


Menu:

On the way: Nespresso, choice of teas, hot chocolate or non-alcoholic beverage.

Gourmet Lunch: Butterflied Northland Lamb Leg, Grilled and served with BBQ Fired Vegetable salad, hummus and ciabatta.

Sweet Treat: changes daily.


Beverages: Full range of beverages aboard. BYO Liquor is not permitted. Alcohol is R18. Consumption will be monitored.


Sunkiss also offer Gourmet Burger Buffet and 3 Course Dinner Sailing Cruises!


3 Course Gourmet Menu Cruise


Gourmet Burger Buffet Cruise

See below for drinks list and menu!

Adult $190.00
Child $95.00 (5-14 years)

What's included

  • 4 hours of relaxation and discovery aboard.
  • Island time to relax, explore or snorkel.
  • Gourmet BBQ Lunch and other treats.

Duration

  • Allow approximately 6 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Departs Paihia Wharf

Restrictions

  • No BYO alcohol.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Notes

  • Please note there is a minimum of 4 required for trip to depart.

  • Kiss is fully licenced and serves an extensive selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages - no byo permitted sorry.

Available Bookings from June 13 to June 19

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sun 13 Jun
Mon 14 Jun
Tue 15 Jun
Wed 16 Jun
Thu 17 Jun
Fri 18 Jun
Sat 19 Jun

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Lisa from Australia wrote on 16 March 2020

Bay of Islands Cruise

We had a fantastic day; delicious food and wine, Russell, Karen and Woody are terrific hosts, very friendly and knowledgeable; even had delightfully unexpected visitors (dolphins); perfect day. When we come back to NZ we will be booking again. Thank you :)

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Sarah from Australia wrote on 02 March 2020

The only way to sail the Bay.

Russell and Karen provide the perfect way to see the beautiful Bay of Islands. From the moment you join them on their yacht it feels like a relaxed day out with friends, who do all the sailing work so you can just relax ..or if you have the knowledge they are happy to let you take a turn at the sails. The food was simply delicious, great coffee and fresh danish when you board,a succulent lamb lunch was cooked to perfection and served with a yummy charred vegetable salad and crusty bread.You can BYO or they provide drinks and afternoon tea was a tasty treat of fresh blueberries waffles,and cream. We sailed through the beautiful turquoise waters saw dolphins, penguins and learnt a lot of interesting local history. We had time to swim and walk .. you can choose how to spend your time ... so much better than a being in a large group on a strict timetable. We had a wonderful day ,way beyond our expectations I would definitely recommend this cruise it was magical.

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From Bay of Islands Sailing Cruise & Gourmet Lunch BBQ aboard - 6hrs - Sunkiss Gourmet Day Sailing Cruise

Hi Sarah thanks for the lovely review. We did have a perfect day. I mentioned im pretty punctual getting away but when the dolphins start dancing time gets away. Hope the rest of your travels enjoy the weather we had. Russell

Vinnie from Ireland wrote on 25 January 2021

Nice and relaxing

Russell and Karen were very warm and friendly hosts as we spent the day sailing around the bay of islands in a small group, while sitting on bean bags onboard. The lunch was delicious and they even had snorkels for us to borrow. Top notch and highly recommend

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From Bay of Islands Sailing Cruise & Gourmet Lunch BBQ aboard - 6hrs - Sunkiss Gourmet Day Sailing Cruise

HI Vinnie it was a great day on the bay............thanks for the review and all the best, Russell and Karen

Tom Clarke from United Kingdom wrote on 18 January 2021

Such a great way to see the bay of islands

Russel and Karen were amazing hosts, the whole experience was relaxed and the food was delicious. Having already taken the ferry out to Urupukapuka for a couple of nights camping we had done some of the exploring the bay has on offer but this was a whole new experience. There is nothing like anchoring in a bay and jumping in the water or sailing under the power of wind. We got to go ashore on a new island and Russel even lent us some snorkels for the water. We also were lucky enough to see dolphins swimming alongside the boat! Definitely not one to miss.

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From Bay of Islands Sailing Cruise & Gourmet Lunch BBQ aboard - 6hrs - Sunkiss Gourmet Day Sailing Cruise

HI Tom- it was a great day. Thanks for making the time to review. It ends a great day when we get the sails out and sneak home to the whisper of the wind and waves. All the best, Russell and Karen

Jennifer Looman from New Zealand wrote on 17 January 2021

Superb Day

Fabulous kiwi hospitality with delicious food. The whole day was well timed with a stunning cruise out to the islands with plenty of time to swim or walk. Lunch was a highlight and then the sail home was a serene finish to a superb day. Thank you Russell!

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From Bay of Islands Sailing Cruise & Gourmet Lunch BBQ aboard - 6hrs - Sunkiss Gourmet Day Sailing Cruise

HI Jennifer, thank you for the time to review. i know what it was like the first time i arrived at Okahu Island............ it really is a world away. All the best. Russell and Karen

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