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Bay of Islands Sailing/Gungha II

RD 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9 407 7930
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Ranked #4 of 12 activities in Kerikeri
Type: Boat Tours
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Had a lovely day sailing with Mike and Debbie, thoroughly enjoyed the whole day. They obviously enjoy what they do, which makes everyone else enjoy it too! Fantastic hospitality and Mike has many hilarious stories to tell you. We were kept fed and watered and had a lovely walk to some fabulous views. Saw a few penguins along the way... More

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Aireys Inlet, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

After reviewing numerous brouchures over a couple of beverages, my wife and I decided on the Gungha ll. Mainly because my wife was nervous of being seasick and I was keen to go on a mono hull yacht. She was the largest on offer (the yacht, not my wife). There were 11 on our cruise (max 12). Left Port at... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I really want to thank to Captain Mike, who made this day trip really special! Mike was so welcoming, and shared with us many stories about his adventures in the sea. We were a small group, so we really got to know one another. The day was perfect and so relaxing! We got fresh fruits and vegetables, and a sandwich... More

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Miami, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Was on a 14 night New Zealand cruise. Bay of Islands was our last stop on the trip and deiced to do this sailing, and wow, I'm glad I did. Mike and Debbie were absolutely delightful. After, a long trip from Australia and around New Zealand, I wanted the last day of the cruise to be relaxing and peaceful day.... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

An excellent way of seeing the Bay of Islands "waterside". Sailing amongst the islands, members of the party had the opportunity to help sail the yacht .... or just soak up the sun. Once anchored for lunch we were able to swim, kayak, snorkel, or just chill out. There are a number of different yachts offering this trip - we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We wanted to spend a day on the water in the Bay of a Islands and based on both Trip Advisor reviews and a personal recommendation, decided to go with Gungah Ii. We had a wonderful time! The wind was light and flukey in the morning so sailing was difficult, but after lunch the wind had picked up and Gungha... More

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Pemberton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

"Mike" our ex-canuck host set the tone to make this a very easy going day out - help crew if you want, hang out and chat if you want - we were lucky with the weather and got to see a pod of dolphins as a bonus. We swam/kayaked/ short walk for magnicifent views at a beautiful small island. in... More

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Portland, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Richard, our captain for today, gave us a wonderful day on the Bay of Islands. We set out with ten to twelve other people for a two hour sail, arrived at an island to climb to Cook's Point for breath taking views, snorkeled, kayaked, swam, had a very simple but excellent picnic lunch, and then sailed back. Those who wanted... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Completely enjoyable experience. Relaxing and interesting. Fun small mixed group of different ages and nationalities. For the money, this was my favorite activity in our 10 active days in New Zealand. Yummy picnic style lunch and snacks made by the captain himself.

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Fort Worth
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We went out on an all day sail with Mike. Very relaxing, great opportunity to chat with folks from all over the world, opportunities to help sail the vessel, great scenery, saw several pods of dolphins up close, good food, great views from the top of the uninhabited island we stopped over for lunch at, and many fascinating stories by... More

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