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Barefoot Sailing Adventures

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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...more
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Marsden Rd | Paihia Beach Front, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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All reviews bean bags packed lunch paddle boarding island hopper beautiful catamaran sundowner cruise captain luke explore the island hot drinks and biscuits friendly hosts snorkel equipment hour sail private tour picnic lunch couple of hours safety briefing two hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat tour started with a nice introduction from our skipper named Luke, who appeared throughout the trip good company. Sailing to the beach was especially nice when we could just use the wind to move the boat. Quietly enjoying the relaxing trip. Several fun...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very professional and fun. Absolutely recommend to anyone wanting a relaxing kiwi sail in the Bay of Islands.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing day, friendly knowledgable staff who were very accommodating. Would highly recommend!!

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Coastal25045226052
Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, we're glad to hear you had an amazing day. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our sail in the Bay of Islands was made great by Luke ( our captain) who made sure everyone was safe, informed and very cruisey. Relaxing in the bean bag on the front of the catamaran, sailing through the clear waters was really the highlight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RobertH3061
Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robert, Thank you very much for your excellent review. Glad you had such a great day, Luke told me how much he enjoyed it too. We have a very special place here in the Bay of Islands, we are so lucky to be able...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time! Luke and Rachel were so accommodating to everyone’s needs. It was so nice to be on a catamaran with just a few other folks. Going over to the island and spending a couple of hours with a picnic lunch that...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janet S
Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Janet, thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Bay of Islands earlier this month and went on the sailing yacht Kopiko. It was my first time on a catamaran yacht and had an absolutely super amazing day. I sat up the front of the yacht on very comfy beanbags with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael C
Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for your excellent and very detailed review! We really appreciate your feed back and so glad that you had such a great time sailing with us on our Island Hopper Cruise. Look forward to seeing you soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only three of us on the boat ( 33 ft catamaran), the day was quite sunny and our skipper Luke really charming. I recommand this cruise for a relaxing and discovering day in Northland.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for joining us. And we really appreciate your recommendation too, thank you!

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 12 - aged from 65 years to 10 months, enjoyed an amazing day sailing aboard Kopiko in Bay of Islands NZ today. We learnt facts about the wildlife, the sea and our environment from Luke and Rachael; explored the islands, checking out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ZeldaP17
Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, glad you had a great day exploring with us!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Owner / operators Luke and Rachael were excellent hosts. Wonderful to chat with, knowledgeable. The Lunch they provided was tasty and healthy. The boat was in excellent condition. Thank you very much for the day.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for your great feedback, we are so happy to hear that you had a great day with us!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Luke is a great skipper! He has some information for you about the area, islands and wildlife if you like but also absolutely understands if you just want to sit down and enjoy the sailing. We really enjoyed every second. Island stopover was beautiful, did...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SteffiMerlin
Rachael B, Owner at Barefoot Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hi, thanks for the excellent feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your day, the bean bags are a hit!

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