Explore this stunning region with its 144 islands

Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers the most extensive range of Bay of Islands cruises. See all the top Bay of Islands attractions, like the famous Hole in the Rock, beautiful islands and the Cape Brett Peninsula, as well as dolphins, whales and other marine life. Go sail on the tall ship R. Tucker Thompson or cruise to a secluded island and discover its secrets. Cruises depart daily from Paihia and Russell.

Our popular Hole in the Rock Cruise is back! Available every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Enjoy the views from our catamaran Dolphin Seeker as we journey right to the end of the Cape Brett Peninsula, to the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island. SPECIAL DEAL ON NOW!

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Our Staff Tip

"You can't beat a day out on the water on The Cream Trip. You get to see so much of the Bay and learn about the history of the area!"

Janice, Retail Supervisor
Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Adult $99.00 | Child $49.50

Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Look for wild dolphins and whales as we cruise out through the islands to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock.

The Cream Trip

Adult $135.00 | Child $67.50

The Cream Trip

Explore the Bay’s hidden secrets on the cruise that started it all.

R. Tucker Thompson Cruises

Adult $159.00 | Child $79.50

R. Tucker Thompson

Set sail on this iconic ship for a unique Bay of Islands experience.

Special Combo Deals

See the best of the Bay of Islands for less with our cruise and tour packages. Book one of our great value Bay of Islands combo deals and save!

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The Double Dip Dolphin Cruise Combo

Combo Deal

The Double Dip Dolphin Cruise Combo

Combine our most popular products, the Hole in the Rock cruise and Cape Reinga day tour into one action packed combo, The Double Dip. Cruise out through the inner islands to the Hole in the Rock, keeping an eye out for dolphins and other marine life including whales and seals. Our Dolphin Viewing guarantee applies for this cruise. Traverse Northland’s wild landscapes to Cape Reinga, New Zealand’s northernmost point.

Hole in the Rock + Cape Reinga + Russell Passenger Ferry









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The far north

The far north

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