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Bay of Islands Sailing/Gungha II

Address: RD 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 407 7930
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United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I had a wonderful time with Mike and his crew. Captain Mike knows his stuff about New Zealand and he has a boat with character and class. We barely used the engine at all and sailed the majority of the time. Everyone had a chance to be a part of working the boat if they wanted to but most of... More 

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We really enjoyed our time on Gungha II with Mike and Melissa. We were picked up from Russell in the morning (very promptly) and joined about 10 other people on the boat. The weather wasn't ideal (cloudy and not a lot of wind), but Mike got everyone involved, and we did get to enjoy a fair amount of time under... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Spent today with the Gungha II Crew and what a fantastic day out it was. We were very lucky to get lovely weather conditions and were under sail for most of the day, but even if this hadn't been the case I think it would have still been a great day out. A very tasty sandwich is provided for lunch... More 

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boston,mass
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

One of the highlights of our stay in the Bay of islands was a day sailing on the Gungha 2. Mike and staff were friendly and created a convivial and sociable atmosphere with which to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. We were fortunate to have a calm and clear day with light winds in the morning and 15 know winds on... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It was a rather a calm day, but we still had a great time. The crew are wonderful and we had an excellent day on the water. Lots of stories and local history/information. Would definitively recommend it to anyone heading this way.

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Christchurch
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This day trip was a brilliant mix of relaxation & excitement. While on the yacht we saw copious amounts of frisky dolphins & playful penguins. Once we had sailed out to one of the islands, there was the option of swimming into shore & diving into crystal clear waters, or those more wary could kayak or boat in. This was... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Me, my boyfriend and a friend went sailing with Mike and professional crew member, I don't remember her name. We participated in setting the sails and I got to steer the big boat by myself. It was an awesome experience. The island stop and they barefooted walk is beautiful, all though I felt a bit discomfort by walking in the... More 

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