A true Kiwi experience around the stunning Bay of Islands!
Join us for the ultimate kiwi experience of the Bay of Islands on this half-day cruise packed with exploration, fun, and adventure in one of the world’s most treasured marine destinations.
Sit back, relax and enjoy a lighthearted commentary on this amazing marine haven from your friendly guide as we cruise the pristine waters of this gorgeous location.
We’ll arrive at a beautiful protected island where you’ll have the opportunity to do a range of fun activities including:
Amazing snorkelling in the pristine bay waters
Rope swing your way onto the leaders board
Learn to paddle board
Sunbathe on the deck of the Albatross or on the inviting sandy shores
Enjoy an explorative Island Walk
Build a sandcastle
Simply relax and take in the tranquil surrounds
We also offer a range of family friendly activities making this the ultimate outdoors family adventure!
A fantastic opportunity to get up close an personal to the local marine life including gannets diving, penguins, bird life, and occasionally the odd whale! You may even be lucky enough to meet our local dolphins if they decide to ride the Albatross’s bow wave, so don't forget you camera!
***Now offering complimentary Paihia to Russel return ferry transfers for the summer (1 October - 15 May)
Regular passenger ferry services on the Bay Belle ferry service operated by Great Sights Bay of Islands. Ferry crossings take approximately 15 minutes. Transfer tickets and information will be sent to you by the operator once they have received your booking.
Drop-off at Waitangi available on request (10am & 3pm sailings from Russell only)
Hey Liam, Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad that you had an awesome time out with us.
Hi Cyndee Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was such a pleasure to have you guys out on the Island Activity Expedition with us and pleased you had so much fun! Welcome back anytime :)
Hey Elly, It is awesome to hear you had a great time and yes you are absolutely correct the Albatross is not what we would call modern or fancy either, but she is an amazing vessel that allows us to get out amongst the action in comfort and style. Thank you so much for your review The team at Albatross V Expeditions
Hey Jess, Having fun is what it is all about, thanks so much for enjoying the day with us. Warren
Thanks for the review, so great you had a good time.
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