We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Private Charter - Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour

Select Date and Travellers
per group (up to 15)
2 travellers
Select tour language
    What to Expect
    • Meeting on the wharf at an arranged departure time, your skipper will welcome you on board.
    • Take a seat as we begin cruising the sheltered coastline towards the outer islands
    • Keep and eye out for local wildlife as your skipper and crew will point out local hot-spots and provide plenty of history and information about the area. 
    • Stop at various Islands for bushwalks and swimming
    • Cuise among the 144 islands the bay has to offer. Keep an eye out for marine life and unique shore birds that live in the area - sometimes we are lucky enough to spot dolphins and a variety of other wildlife throughout the day!! 
    • ...all equipment is available for you to discover the underwater reefs with snorkelling gear provided and give Stand-up Paddleboarding a try.
    • Take a walk along one of the island trails, enjoy a swim or relax on the unfrequented beaches in the warmth of the sun....some days, you can even try fresh NZ Kina (seafood)  - there are options for everyone. 
    • Head to Otehei Bay Restaurant where we can pre-book a table for you and your group for lunch
    • Your visit to the Bay of Islands isn't complete until you have experienced our Island Getaway Private Charter
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Paihia Wharf
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Paihia Wharf
    • Group Charter - up to 20 passengers
    • Scenic Cruise among 144 Islands
    • Remote island stopovers
    • Swim, Snorkel and relax (all equipment provided)
    • Wildlife spotting, commentary and information throughout the day
    • Stand-up Paddleboarding (all equipment provided)
    • Options for lunch at local Vineyards, or the Otehei Bay Restaurant
    • A truly personalised, local experience
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Suitable for families and groups
    • Suitable for all ages
    • Please bring a swimsuit & towel
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Traveller rating
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Selected filters
    • Filter
    • English
    Lin was our skipper on our day on the water - what a superb host, friendly knowledgeable, super efficient with the boat and snorking. took us on an amazing tour which started with coffee and tea on the beach and ended with looking at starfish and sea urchins. couldnt recommend
    Read more
    Key Details
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall:+44 12 2492 8241
    Travellers Also Viewed
    Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour...
    67 Reviews
    from US$74.26*
    Bay of Islands Cruise and Scenic...
    6 Reviews
    from US$235.60*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Private Scenic Escape from Bay of...
    13 Reviews
    from US$195.77*
    Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on...
    143 Reviews
    from US$107.34*
    Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour...
    67 Reviews
    from US$74.26*
    Likely To Sell Out
    Likely To Sell Out
    Afternoon Cruise & Island Tour...
    25 Reviews
    from US$60.08*