3 Day Sail Away in the Bay of Islands
3 Day Sail Away in the Bay of Islands
Relax and unwind in understated elegance on this 3 day luxury getaway and enjoy the panoramic views and natural beauty that epitomise the essence of the Bay of Islands.
|Tour Name:||3 Day Sail Away in the Bay of Islands|
|From:||Bay of Islands to Bay of Islands|
|Valid:||Jan 2020 - March 2021|
|Price:||From (NZD) $1050 per person||Duration:||3 Days|
|2 nights luxury accommodation at The Sanctuary|
|Full breakfasts daily|
|Set dinners each evening|
|Exclusive day sailing charter with gourmet picnic lunch|
|(Option to include car hire and to start and finish in Auckland)|
Short Break Exclusions & Extras
Additional travel arrangements can be organised by Relaxing Journeys based on your requirements. Airport transfers are at your own expense, read our FAQ’s for more information. International & domestic flights within New Zealand are not included in this package price.
Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel January 2020 – March 2021. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at time of booking.
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
On arrival at Kerikeri Airport make your way to your accommodation at The Sanctuary. (Option to include car hire and to start and finish in Auckland)
The Sanctuary is situated in a private native bush reserve with uninterrupted views over the Veronica Channel to the historic village of Russell and beyond. A set 3-4 course dinner using the finest local produce and seafood is included each evening, accompanied by some of the best New Zealand or Australian wines. The enjoyment of food, wine and congenial company is all part of the lodge experience.
Today you will enjoy your exclusive, full day sailing charter on board Ataahau. Sailing is a great way to appreciate this beautiful South Pacific paradise with its 144 islands and as Ataahua only caters for a maximum of 4 guests this is a more exclusive and personalised Bay of Islands sailing experience.
Bring your swimsuit, a towel, sunscreen as the many islands in the bay offer a multitude of sheltered anchoring spots. The crystal clear water and white sandy beaches are perfect to enjoy a quick swim or perhaps a snorkel. Listening to stories of the early pioneers, mariners and settlers will complete your Bay of Islands sailing experience. Being on the water naturally creates wonderful appetites so morning tea, a gourmet lunch and afternoon tea, together with non-alcoholic and limited alcoholic drinks will be provided.
Free time for some last minute sightseeing before departing the Bay of Islands for your next destination.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
You won’t pay more by booking your short break holiday with Relaxing Journeys. We have access to discounted industry rates and special deals, only available to those in the travel trade. So the amount we make on each short break, is the difference between these rates and retail rates that you would pay if you booked it all yourself. Of course, you also get peace of mind that all is organised professionally and you get our fantastic service thrown in! There will be occasions where a property may release a ‘walk in’ deal that may better our quote, however our prices are the best available at the time of booking.
Your dedicated tour consultant will email you through a quote. If it looks good, then full payment is required to confirm the booking (within 45 days) or a deposit of $100 per person is required outside this period. This must be paid by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only). We do not charge credit card fees on our short break packages. If the properties listed in the holiday package are unavailable at this time, we will provide you with alternatives until you are happy.
We welcome bookings from anywhere in the world. You can see how much each package is using our currency converter on this page. Only the New Zealand Dollar (NZ$) prices on this site are accurate. Prices in other currencies have been converted for your convenience, and are there to help you to compare to your own currency. All of our New Zealand tours are charged in New Zealand Dollars. Your credit card company will convert the amount paid from your currency into NZD automatically for you.
Some short break packages do not include (or may not require) a hire car, or internal flights. Relaxing Journeys can organise these extras for you and include them in your quote if you wish – or you can just book the short break ‘as is’, and organise everything else yourself. These extras can be requested after choosing your date and clicking ‘Confirm Availability’ on the right of this page.
The cost of getting to & from the airport to your accommodation is generally not included, although on some occasions it is, in which case we have specifcally mentioned it in the itinerary. There are always plenty of taxis or shuttles waiting at the airport. You also have the option in most cases to catch a bus into the city centres.
Once your deposit has been paid and you have received your deposit confirmation, we will organise your short break and when completed (normally within 48 hours) we will email you confirmation. When you pay your balance (45 days before the start date) we will email you a ‘Short Break Voucher’ shortly after along with your arrival information and everything else you need. Print this off and take it with you to NZ.
Your deposit is non-refundable. Relaxing Journeys would have already booked and confirmed all the components of your holiday and we will have to cancel everything and adhere to each suppliers cancellation policy. Should it become necessary for you to cancel your reservation 45 days or more prior to departure date, your deposit only shall be forfeited. Cancellations made within 45 days of departure date will incur the following charges: (Expressed as a percentage of the confirmed tour & holiday price plus your deposit).
44-22 days prior to departure – 25%
21-10 days prior to departure – 35%
9 days or less prior to departure – 50%
That’s a no-brainer! All of the short break holidays on our website are exclusive and unique to Relaxing Journeys. We are New Zealands’ leading inbound touring specialist, with an in-depth knowledge of New Zealand and it’s regions. Our expertise will ensure your New Zealand holiday is second to none, and we have locals on the ground in NZ in case anything needs attending to while you are here.
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