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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours

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The Maritime Building | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7421
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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers Northland’s most comprehensive range cruises and tours. The Fullers name has been synonymous with cruises in the Bay of Islands since 1886. Today the passionate and knowledgeable local team are proud to showcase the wonders of the region including cruises to the famous “Hole in the Rock”, dolphin watching/swimming cruises and day tours to the Hokianga, Kerikeri, Russell and Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach.
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The Maritime Building | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

I did the walking tour on Urupukapuka island on Feb 8th. They were supposed to pick us up at 12:15, but they were more than 20 minutes late. The communicated return time in Russell was 12:50. The actual return time was 13:25. This ruined my...More

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Kia ora Stefan, We're sorry to hear of your disappointing experience. We have looked into this and our team were late arriving back to Russell as they also had to pick up passengers at Roberton Island. We're very sorry for the inconvenience that this caused...More

Reviewed February 6, 2017

We would like to thank Kevin our driver of the bus to cape reinga. His consideration to all the passengers and their individual needs. Immaculate bus, Kevin's wonderfull commentary . An unforgettable experience would highly recommend.a must when visiting bay of islands .

Thank tinalyttle2017
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Kia ora Tina, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with our driver Kevin! I'll make sure your feedback is passed on to him. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

We bought a sandwich and jumped on board - fabulous group of tourists and great crew, Captained by Tammy. The weather was hot, the sea was like a mirror. We bought the cruise cos we wanted to spend as much time as possible on the...More

Thank Fosie
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Kia ora Fosie, Thanks for sharing your experience, it sounds like you had an awesome time on the water with us! Seeing the dolphins is truly a magical thing! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

An excellent half day experience showing what the Bay of Islands has to offer. The boat was clean, tidy and safe. We had the fortunate experience of seeing a school of bottle-nosed dolphins who swam with the boat. Fantastic to see close up.

Thank meljcook1
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Kia ora, Thanks for sharing your feedback, it's an awesome experience seeing marine wildlife in our waters! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 4, 2017

Swim with wild dolphins and get a chance to tour around lots of the various islands in this beautiful bay. The ship captain gives lots of interesting information about the bay and islands while you enjoy the scenery, stop at one island and even swim...More

Thank Tomra B
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Kia ora Tomra, It's nice to hear you were able to swim with the dolphins! Thanks for sharing your feedback, it's always good to hear customers positive feedback. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Paid 105 nz dollars for half day trip to see all islands have a drop off at one and out to hole in the rock. Saw dolphins and had swim- great staff on board catamaran- went on day when cruise ship in so bit hectic...More

Thank Helen S
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Kia ora Helen, Sounds like you had a great day on the water and in Russell. Thanks for sharing your experience with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 4, 2017

Have just come back from a wonderful morning on the Tutunui on their eco dolphin tour. We were very lucky to have fantastic sightings of both the bottle nosed and common dolphins. We were also treated to a fairly rare sighting of two whales. The...More

Thank Susan H
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Kia ora Susan, Thank you for sharing your feedback, it sounds like you had a fabulous time out on the water with us! I'm glad you enjoyed your day! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 3, 2017

We visited the Bay of Islands in January 2017 on a Dawn Princess cruise and booked on the Hole in the Rock catamaran cruise. It was brilliant. The cruise around the bay was terrific enough but then conditions were good for going through the hole....More

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Kia ora Alana, We're really pleased to hear this tour was a highlight of your trip! Cruising through the hole and spotting marine wildlife is a great experience. Thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

We did the Dolphin eco cruise, and we loved it! We actualilly went twice because we did not see any dolphins the first time. We are very happy with both our trips. On the first we saw other fishes and went through the Hole in...More

Thank Per K
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Kia ora Per, We're pleased to hear you redeemed your 'go again free voucher' and were able to see dolphins on your second trip with us! You're right, our crew always show great care and respect when encountering dolphins and any other marine wildlife. Thanks...More

Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Tammy and the whole crew for an exquisite day. We were lucky enough to see 2 pods of dolphins with around 20 dolphins in each from different species. Driving through the Hole in the Rock was something else. Will always remember that. To...More

Thank Ashton M
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Kia ora Ashton, It sounds like you had a very memorable day! It's great to hear you enjoyed cruising through the Hole in the Rock and you're lucky to see such an abundance of dolphins! Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. All the best...More

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Soni B
October 20, 2017|
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Response from gypsyheart75 | Reviewed this property |
I did the Fuller's half day cruise to the Hole and in the Rock. We saw some dolphins, but couldn't swim with them. Additionally because of the swell we couldn't go through the hole. It was still a superb day with very... More
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Isobel M
January 25, 2017|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Kia ora Isobel, I'd like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience you experienced today. Your tour was cancelled yesterday afternoon and our team did make more than one attempt to contact you about this at that time... More
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Dragonfly4035
September 11, 2016|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Kia ora Dragonfly, if a cruise or tour is cancelled due to weather or sea conditions, passengers are offered either a full refund or the choice to rebook on another day.
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