Bay of Islands & Kerikeri Tour (Approximately 5 hours). It is available to Cruise Ship passengers and visitors staying in Paihia/Russel. This tour operates everyday from January 7th to February 10th, thereafter on Cruise Ship days only
Kawiti Glow Worm Caves, guided tour
Opua Kauri Forest, guided tour
Kerikeri Stone Store is the oldest Stone Building in New Zealand.
Kerikeri Mission Station was established in 1819, and was the first place Maori invited overseas visitors to live with them.
Makana Chocolate Factory, the home of New Zealand’s finest handmade chocolates.
Kauri Workshop where you purchase hand carved products made from local timber..
Return via the Haruru Falls and the spectacular views from the Waitangi look out loop.
What You'll Get
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Kawiti Caves, 49 Waiomio Road, Kawakawa 0210 New Zealand
Our first destination is the Kawiti Glowworm Caves where a local Maori guide will lead you through underground caverns to see the glow worms and tell you how the caves came to be found.
Your 30 minute guided tour will follow a wooden boardwalk (with handrails) through a 200 metre limestone cave system. Once inside, you will see thousands of glow worms spread across the ceiling surrounded by breath taking stalactites and stalagmites.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser, 60 Gillies St, Kawakawa 0210 New Zealand
Then, a short drive to Kawakawa, location of the world famous "Hundertwasser Toilets" one of the few public toilets seen as an international work of art, designed by the expatriate Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, features the use of recycled materials from the local community.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station, 246 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230 New Zealand
Our tour takes us to the Kerikeri Mission Station which was established in 1819. There are two significant buildings, "The Stone Store" built in 1832, originally used as a Missionary Society warehouse and the adjacent "Kemp House", New Zealand's oldest building completed in 1821/22 by missionary carpenters and Maori sawyers.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Haruru Falls, Waitangi River, Paihia New Zealand
Departing Kerikeri we take in the splendour of the Haruru Falls, Haruru is Maori for “Big Noise”.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: 348 Kapiro Road, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
You will visit the second oldest Kiwi Fruit Orchard in the Bay of Islands. Here the guides will talk about the cultivation of Kiwi Fruit and there preparation for the export market. Guest will be treated to a Cream Tea in the orchard.
Duration: 35 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Snacks - Cream Tea with freshly baked scones, cream, and jam.
- Entry/Admission - Kawiti Caves
Traveler pickup is offered
We meet all customers at Waitangi Wharf and do not depart until everyone has arrived.
- Waitangi Wharf
4 to 5 hours
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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