Join Carino Wildlife Cruises for the ultimate day exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands.
Experience the Bay of Islands with Carino Wildlife Cruises in helping to protect our wild dolphins!
A special home base for bottlenose dolphins, the best way to discover Bay of Islands is onboard the Carino Wildlife Cruises luxury 50ft catamaran. You'll just love exploring deep blue waters, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife.
This 6 hour expedition caters for those who know the journey is more important than the destination - we take a leisurely relaxed approach to enjoying the many activities on offer during the day.
Dolphins - Observe and learn about wild dolphins. Carino Wildlife Cruises is the only sailing yacht licensed by Department of Conservation to interact with dolphins in the Bay of Islands. Every ticket directly contributes to marine mammal research and conservation – Protect the future.
Sailing - Experience sailing among the beautiful Bay of Islands; help the crew set and trim the sails or just sit back relax and enjoy the view and wildlife from the spacious decks of this purpose built vessel
Exploring - Your skipper will find the best suited island cove on the day where a wide range of activities are on hand, from Snorkelling (equipment provided) to scenic walking tracks, beach combing or just relaxing in the sun on the golden sands.
BBQ Lunch (optional +$8pp) - Enjoy a classic kiwi style BBQ lunch onboard Carino NZ (Vegetarian options on request). Enjoy a drink from the fully licenced cash bar, stocked with a great range of New Zealand beers wines and cool drinks.
Extras: BBQ Lunch - $8pp can be added on the way to check out
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Dear Karent4 Thank you for your feedback. The Bay of Islands is very special to us and having a job that allows us to share that with guests, makes our day. If we can share our passion for the wildlife and area, then we have had a great day. Thank you for your recommendation. regards Team Carino
Dear hanhh Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you found the trip relaxing. We do provide wetsuits for adults, just not in child size. I will update description, thank your for letting us know. regards Team Carino
Dear Tanaji Thank you for your review. we love being able to share our knowledge and passion of the bay of islands. being a responsible dolphin watching operator is very important to us and all our interaction is done with the welfare of the dolphins in mind. Thank you for understanding. regards Team Carino
Dear Kirsten Thank you for your review, it means a lot to us. we do try to meet expectations and are extra happy when we get it right. Thank you regards Team Carino
Dear Sean Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate it. Sailing is a great way to explore the Bay of Islands and we love to share our experience with all our guests. Hope to see you in the bay again one day. regards Team Carino
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