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Address: RD 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 407 7930
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Wonderful day of sailing round the Bay of Islands

This was a perfect day out to end our 6 week tour of New Zealand and a great way to see the Bay at its finest. Beautiful boat, entertaining and highly competent crew, friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Royston, United Kingdom
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Royston, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a perfect day out to end our 6 week tour of New Zealand and a great way to see the Bay at its finest. Beautiful boat, entertaining and highly competent crew, friendly fellow passengers and regular healthy and tasty snacks and lunch throughout the day. We had a swim round an island in a quiet bay with kayaks... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife and I had such a fun day with Mike and Melissa, they were both so welcoming and friendly, we immediately felt part of the crew. They involved us both in the running of the yacht, pulling ropes, raising sails and the highlight was a stint at the helm! Within a few minutes we had spotted dolphins and penguins,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Imagine lying comfortably on the deck of a beautiful sailing yacht, carried along on warm ocean breezes through an archipelago of picturesque islands covered in lush greenery and surrounded by sub tropical water. Add to that, a charming and knowledgeable skipper, friendly crew, nutritious food and cool drinks. Then imagine whiling away the afternoon swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, hiking or just... More 

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My boyfriend and I have been traveling though New Zealand and sailing with Mike and Deb has been our favorite adventure yet by far! Mike was so welcoming and made us all feel like part of the crew. It was a highlight when I was able to steer the boat.... but I also enjoyed just basking in the sun. We... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went sailing with Mike and Deb a few days ago and had such a memorable day! Skipper and crew were fantastic with plenty of fun facts, yummy nibbles and lunch were provided throughout the day. As first time sailors we'll definitely be back for more. Excellent value and highly recommended

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing day on Gungha 2. I have sailed often but my wife has almost no boating experience so it was a wonderful experience for her. The boat is awesome with plenty of space ( I want one) , Snorkeling at the island was cool and was a fan of the lemon pepper popcorn :-)

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Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Having never sailed before we arrived early with some trepidation as to what the day may bring. We were warmly greeted by Captain Mike and introduced ourselves. From that point on he remembered and addressed us by our first names as well as everyone else who came aboard that day. This may seem a small consolation but turned out to... More 

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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Overall this was nice, most notably the island we went to. But I unfortunately was not as impressed as other reviewers with the trip overall. Most notably, the yacht was very crowded with at least 25 people. I believe it's a larger vessel at 65m, so proportionately it may be the same as the other boats that may limit it... More 

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sarasota, fl
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had a group of 16 and had the sailboat to ourselves. What a great day out with Mike, Deb and Melissa. This was the last of our tours on our cruise and it was so much fun to spend the day relaxing, enjoying the sun when it was out and having a great time! Some of the group helped... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had an awesome day on this sailing trip even though the weather wasn't the best. Mike and Melissa took us on a great trip and adventure through the beautiful area around Paihia and the Bay of Islands. The background of the area and history of this region was extremely interesting as shared by Mike, our captain. It was one... More 

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