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 Edwinh Thank you for taking the time to give feedback on our cruise. We love sharing the Bay with our guests and are very happy that you enjoyed the sailing and had fun with us. Cheers Vanessa
Dear Megans3 Thank you for taking the time to review our cruise. Thank you for understanding that the wild dolphins need to be looked after and permitted vessels are the way to go. Your day with us sounds incredible and thank you for high recommendation of our cruise Cheers Vanessa
Dear Kurt Thank you for your review. What a great day you had with us! Right now is a great time to explore the Bay with us, as most days have small numbers on board. Sailing is so relaxing and a great way to see the bay, and meet new friends, I an glad you experienced this with us. I love the photos, thanks for sharing. Cheers Vanessa
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