Experience the wonders of the Bay of Islands with an overnight cruise showcasing the beautiful natural surrounds and fascinating history of this region.
This overnight cruise through the historic Bay of Islands is a unique journey into the birthplace of the youngest country on earth. The Bay of Islands is the epicentre of New Zealand for Maori and Pakeha (non Maori) alike. This two day, one night cruise will showcase the past and the present of New Zealand's finest sub tropical and maritime destination.
Check in daily at 12.30pm and returning at 10.30am Paihia the following morning, each cruise will include full commentary on the history, environment and some of the Bay of Islands most spectacular landmarks. From Kupe, the very first voyager and Maori to discover New Zealand over 1,000 years ago, to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, Northland brings together the unique culture and history of the original Maori and European settlers of New Zealand.
With some of the warmest waters in New Zealand the Bay of Islands is home to an abundance of marine life which features dolphins, whales, seals and penguins.