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Discover The Bay & Swim With The Dolphins

Coach & Cruise Scenic Tour starting in Auckland and finishing in Auckland

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Tour Itinerary

Travel to the magnificent Bay of Islands via the picturesque Hibiscus Coast. On arrival, Fullers Bay of Islands will take you on the ultimate eco-marine adventure out into the most beautiful of National Maritime Parks.

Board the purpose-built dolphin watching boat Tutunui for a cruise around the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands. Your experienced crew have an intimate knowledge of dolphin behaviour – join them in search of dolphins and other marine life like whales, penguins and seals. Jump into the warmest waters in New Zealand and snorkel with these graceful and inquisitive creatures (conditions permitting) for a truly life-changing encounter.

Tour Highlights
  • Auckland Harbour Bridge
  • Parry Kauri Park
  • Snorkelling with the dolphins (weather permitting)
  • Optional Picnic Lunch
  • Urupukapuka Island
Tour Inclusions
  • Snorkels, masks, fins & wetsuits
  • Price includes hotel pick-up and admissions
  • Luxury Coach Transport
  • Free WiFi available on board this tour to the Bay of Islands
Tour Departures
  • Frequency: Daily. All year round
  • Departure & Return Details: SkyCity Travel Centre at 102 Hobson Street (near the Sky Tower), Auckland or from selected centrally located accomodations
  • Departure Time: 7:30am
  • Duration: 13 hours (approximate)
  • Return Details: Approximately 8:10pm, Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street
  • Closed: Christmas Day. This tour does not operate during winter (1st May - 26th September).
Children's Prices:

Child prices for day tours apply to children aged 5 - 14 years (inclusive) and are generally 50% of the adult price. Children less than 5 years are free of charge, if not occupying a seat. Lunch prices for children are half of the adult price.

Important Information
  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel.
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated.
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher.
General Information
  • In the unlikely event you are unsuccessful in viewing dolphins or whales on your trip, you will be offered a ‘go again for free’ voucher (subject to availability)
  • Experienced driver-guides providing full commentary.
  • Daily departing city sightseeing tours.
  • A modern fleet of luxury coaches specifically designed for sightseeing and touring around New Zealand.
  • Glass roofed coaches on a number of tours.
  • Free WiFi available on board this tour to the Bay of Islands
  • English commentary while headsets are available in Japanese, Spanish and Mandarin.
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off service from inner city hotels. Pick-up and drop-off details must be advised at the time of booking.
Tourism Industry Affiliations:
Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Transport Qualmark Enviro Silver