Discover the Bay of Islands' Hole in the Rock and marvel as dolphins on this amazing sightseeing tour from Auckland to the Bay of Islands. Soak up New Zealand's natural landscape as you leave the city behind and travel north towards Paihia, the gateway to the Bay of Islands, on your luxury air-conditioned coach. Enjoy the magical experience as you search for dolphins on our purpose-built Dolphin Seeker catamaran, before heading out to the famous Hole in the Rock.
What You'll Get
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Stop At: GreatSights, 102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand
Check in - departure point
Duration: 10 minutes
Pass By: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Curran St, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand
Bay of Islands day tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy the informative commentary as you cross the iconic Harbour Bridge, and soak up New Zealand's spectacular scenery of rural countryside and sub-tropical bush en route to the beautiful Bay of Islands
Stop At: Paihia Harbour, Paihia New Zealand
After arriving in Paihia, you'll board the Dolphin Seeker, our purpose built catamaran licensed by the Department of Conservation for dolphin and whale viewing. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as our experienced local skippers get you up close to the action.
Pass By: Cape Brett Walkway, Rawhiti Road, Rawhiti 0184 New Zealand
Cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock. Admire the rock walls towering above you as the skipper navigates right through the narrow space (conditions permitting) before heading back into the inner islands of the Bay.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Dress code is smart casual
- Vegetarian option is available (extra cost)
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Air-conditioned coach with free on board Wifi
- Return coach travel from Auckland
- Full commentary from local guides
- Entry/Admission - Paihia Harbour
- Food and drinks (available for purchase)
102 Hobson St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487
If your pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior
Returns to original departure point
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the GreatSights in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
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The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.