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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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Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise from Paihia or Russell
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$80.93*
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Bay of Islands Cape Brett "Hole in the Rock" Cruise
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$97.57*
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Best of the Bay Supercruise: Original Cream Trip
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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 March 4, 2017

Picked this tour to the Hole in the Rock on the basis of many reviews. Pretty much as everyone has said...it was a good trip in a capable boat with a capable, friendly and communicative Captain..well done to all. There was a bit of a...More

Thank ErrolQ2
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinato at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Kia ora ErrolQ2, I'm glad you enjoyed the Hole in the Rock cruise with us. Thanks for sharing your feedback! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed March 3, 2017

The boat trip started with dolphins jumping all around the boat, cruising around the Bay of Islands is a great way to see how big this place really is. Stopped at a beautiful bay for a swim, before ending the day with the hole in...More

Thank Maree F
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Kia ora Maree, Sounds like you had a great day on the water with us! You're right, seeing the Bay of Islands by water you can really appreciate the size and beauty of the place. Thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels,...More

Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Joined an afternoon trip to Hole in the Rock. Sea a hit rough, but a great journey. Sadly no Dolphins. Stopped off at Russell on way back for pizza, and were given free tickets to return to Paihia. Very nice day out, and would recommend...More

Thank andys286
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Kia ora Andy, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We hope you can come back another day and try a different cruise - hopefully you'll get the chance to see some dolphins! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017

A great cruise through the islands out to the Hole in the Rock - interesting commentary from Captain Rich and a bit of a tease when we came to sail through the hole. Good stop off at Urupukapuka for views across the bay.

Thank Kath C
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Kia ora Kath, Thanks for sharing your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your cruise with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Second time doing the Fuller's great Sights Island Adventure Cliffs, Caves and Walks and it was great fun again. The sea was a bit choppy but we had fun bouncing along before getting to the Black Rocks. Stunning. A photographer's dream. Stopped at Urupukapuka for...More

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Kia ora Claudia, Thanks for sharing your experience with us, sounds like you had a great time second time around! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 26, 2017

I had done this before (like 25 years ago!!) & knew this was the best way to do Cape Reinga, it's certainly changed a bit since I was there last but the long drive is still just as long. They do pick ups from all...More

Thank NaomiBUK
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Kia ora Naomi, Glad to hear you've come back to do the Cape Reinga tour for a second time, it sounds like you enjoyed yourself a lot and the stunning scenery of the tip of the North Island. Thanks for sharing this with us! All...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This tour was absolutely wonderful. It is an all day tour, 11 hours. But so much to see and do. Our host was Kevin. He picked us up on time, was very courteous and friendly. He took time to point out interesting plants, areas that...More

Thank lorib91
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordintor at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Kia ora, Thanks for sharing your thought's, I'll make sure you're feedback is passed on to Kevin. I'm glad you enjoyed your tour with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 25, 2017

If Im honest, Im always a bit dubious about 'en masse' tourist trips such as these and at the sight of a large queue on the dock waiting to board, my heart sank a little. However, the boat was spacious enough not to feel cramped....More

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Kia ora Stephiry, Wow it sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your day out on the water with us! Thanks for the great review! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 24, 2017

9:30 to 4:30/ Bar / Food / Clean Toilets / Great Boat great crew / Excellent Stops. We did The Cream Trip Superb service from the crew. Thoughtful itinerary. Excellent Stop for lunch. Boat fast clean and views can be had from most spots on...More

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Kia ora, I'm glad you enjoyed your Cream Trip cruise and the beautiful Bay of Islands! Thank you for sharing your feedback. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed February 24, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the Boat day trip (Cream run), v well organised, with an excellent commentary from Skipper (Billy) and helpful, friendly staff on board. Enjoyed the island stay and swim portion and also enjoyed the beauty of scenery of coastline, islands and water views...More

Thank Dorron N
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

Kia ora Dorron, Thanks for sharing your feedback on your Hole in the Rock cruise and Cape Reinga tour - I'm glad you enjoyed exploring the Bay with us! I'll pass on your thoughts to our skipper and driver. All the best for your future...More

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Soni B
October 20, 2017|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Kia ora Soni, sadly we no longer stop at Otehei Bay, our new four hour Hole in the Rock cruise stops at a secluded island that we'll pick on the day of your cruise. I'm sorry we don't offer swimming with dolphins on this... More
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Isobel M
January 25, 2017|
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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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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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