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Barefoot Sailing Adventures

Paihia, New Zealand
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About Barefoot Sailing Adventures
Sailing is a great way to explore the Bay of Islands. Join us for an Island Hopper Day Cruise, enjoy a 2hr island stopover with snorkeling, paddle boarding, bush walks, beach picnics . Or take a Sundowner Evening Cruise (Dec-March) for an evening sail in the inner area of the Bay of Islands, take a refreshing dip, enjoy the scenery as the day is coming to an end. Our boat, Kopiko, is a modern 33ft catamaran, the boat sits flat while sailing (no leaning over) which offers a comfortable sailing experience for everyone! With bean bags for lounging, or cushioned bench seating for relaxing. Have a go at sailing, or simply kick back, and relax, enjoy a day in the Bay of Islands with the Barefoot Crew. Max 16 passengers.
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Island Hopper Day Cruise

Step straight from Paihia's beachfront onto a modern catamaran for a sailing adventure in the Bay of Islands. Bean bags and comfortable seating help you relax while a small-group atmosphere is maintained with a maximum capacity of 16 passengers on board. It’s an ideal way to visit this remote island destination.
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6 hours
from $96.55

Sundowner Evening Cruise

Sundowner Evening Cruise, a summertime special!

Departing Paihia beachfront at 5pm. The boat pulls right up to the beach where you can step aboard from the shore line. Enjoy a relaxed sail aboard a smooth sailing catamaran in a peaceful setting, while the sun is going down. For those who want to enjoy the beauty of an evening cruise taking in the sights of the idyllic Bay of Islands, the Sundowner Cruise is a perfect start to a good night out with friends and family, a romantic getaway, or just the perfect escape from the daily grind!
• Experience sailing at it's best, make the most of the beautiful sea breeze. Watch the wind fill the sails, kick back and enjoy the tranquility.
• Enjoy the beauty of a sheltered anchorage for a swim stop, sip on a complimentary drink and take in the scenery.
• See the landmarks of historical importance in the Bay of Islands from a different perspective, while under sail.
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2 hours
from $41.38
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Laura M wrote a review Mar 2020
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We really enjoyed our afternoon spent cruising around the bay. The little extras like the hot drinks and packed lunch were much appreciated. Thanks so much for having us! Laura, Paddy and Ultan
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Larry wrote a review Mar 2020
Calgary, Canada2 contributions
We enjoyed our Island Hopper Cruise very much. The sailing, particularly on the way back, due to a pretty good wind, was great! The sailboat was very comfortable and Luke and Rachel took very good care of us and were very informative. The island visit was great too, with a
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VolunteerAAA wrote a review Mar 2020
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Wonderful day, Wonderful crew. Wonderful island and trail. Wonderful food and activities. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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sam m wrote a review Mar 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom4 contributions
Started with a 2 hour ish cruise to an awesome little island where we had the option of snorkelling, paddleboarding, swimming or going for a beautiful walk around the island and then had a very relaxing cruise back. Our hosts were very friendly and also knowledgable. Would
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Brownowl87 wrote a review Mar 2020
Branston, United Kingdom36 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked onto this when we knew we wanted to go out in the bay but not be on a big commercial ship, There were around 16 of us on the catamaran and with comfy bean bags to sit in there was nothing left to do but enjoy the journey out to our selected island. With a morning brew
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Date of experience: March 2020
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