Super Cruise

Combine the Hole in the Rock Cruise with our Cream Trip for a full day on the water.

Super Cruise

Adult ($ nz)

175.00

Child ($ nz)

87.50

Duration

7 hours

Tour description

Explore the inner Bay of Islands on the cruise that started it all! The Cream Trip is the most extensive historical cruise in the Bay. Enjoy lunch, a swim or a coastal walk on Urupukapuka Island during your island stop at Otehei Bay. Then set off in search of dolphins and other marine life on our Hole in the Rock Cruise. Enjoy the spectacular views as we journey right to the end of the Cape Brett Peninsula, to the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island.

Highlights
Historical cruise and island deliveries
The Black Rocks & Marsden Cross
1.5 hour island stopover at Otehei Bay
See the Hole in the Rock and Cape Bret Peninsular
Dolphin and whale viewing

According to Māori legend, local warriors used to paddle through the Hole in the Rock in their canoes before departing for battle. Drops of water from the cave roof above were a good omen. If conditions permit, your skipper will expertly guide the ship through the narrow space... and if you get dripped on, consider yourself lucky!

Keep an eye out for dolphins, whales and other marine life during your cruise, and have your camera ready as we get you up close to the action. 

Cruises include an island stopover at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Stroll along the white sand beach, or walk to the top of the hill for scenic views over the entire Bay of Islands. 

Our vessel has indoor and outdoor seating available, as well as large outdoor viewing decks. Hot and cold refreshments are available for purchase on board or you can enjoy great food and drinks at the fully licensed Otehei Bay Cafe and Bar.

Useful Info

  • DEPARTS FROM:

    Paihia Wharf or Russell Wharf

  • BRING:

    Hat, Sunscreen, sunglasses, camera and a warm jacket

  • HEAR:

    A full commentary is provided by your skipper.

  • EAT:

    You can buy hot and cold drinks and limited snacks on board or grab a meal at the cafe on Urupukapuka Island. Limited menu available in off peak season.

  • GOOD TO KNOW:

    Interacting with common and bottlenose dolphins, orca, whales and other marine mammals is subject to DOC regulations.

  • PRICING:

    Adult $175 / Child $87.50 Family (2 Adults / 2 Children) Pass $437.50

Timetable

Tues | Thurs | sat - From DECEMBER 2021 Departs Returns
Paihia 10:00am 5.00 pm
Russell 10:10am 4:50 pm
Daily departures on public holidays and during school holidays

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