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Best of the Bay Supercruise: Original Cream Trip

Highlights
  • Bay of Islands ‘cream trip’: bring supplies to the islands 
  • Catamaran features AC cabins and sundecks for a comfortable outing
  • Provided wetsuit to stay warm on the optional dolphin swim
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Best of the Bay Supercruise: Original Cream Trip
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Best of the Bay Supercruise: Original Cream Trip
From US$90.82
Overview
Cruise the Bay of Islands on a climate-controlled catamaran whose indoor and outdoor seating ensures a comfortable cruise in any weather. Watch for whales, seals, and dolphins as you cruise between islands; since this ‘cream trip’ cruise is designed for delivering mail and supplies to remote islands, you’ll be taking part in a century-old tradition, with a stop to explore one of the islands along the way.
What to Expect
Board a multi-level catamaran at the Paihia Wharf or Russell, then set a course for Cape Brett, on the far eastern edge of the Bay of Islands. Enjoy the sea breeze from an outdoor sundeck or head inside to the enclosed cabins, where drinks and snacks are available for purchase. Upon arrival at Cape Brett, there will be an opportunity to swim in dolphin habitat if conditions permit, using a wetsuit and snorkeling gear to see beneath the surface (own expense).

You’ll make a series of stops to deliver supplies to the islands, pausing at one island for free time, with the chance to walk, swim, or just relax on the beach. After a day on the water, this full-day Bay of Islands cruise concludes at the original departure point.
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1 - 5 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Trip

What a beautiful day out on the water. The Majesty of the islands and then the Hole in the Rock. But to see all of the fish in the current through the Hole was amazing.

Thank royelind
Reviewed 2 May 2018
Oh my word

WHAT A DAY! 50 people on a boat built for 150. The staff were amazing with our 5 year old and the other handful of kids on board. Boomnetting was a unique experience and we saw the most gorgeous pod of dolphins. probably one of...More

1  Thank Mel-Kiwi_NZ
Reviewed 23 April 2018
An amazing experience

My family an I had a great time on this cruise around the Bay of Islands. Though we were unable to find a pod of Dolphins to swim with, the staff compensated by giving detailed commentary about their lives and the overall trip. The weather...More

Thank juthika5066
Reviewed 1 April 2018
An amazing day trip of cruising and fun.

Highly recommend this trip. The skipper gave a humerous and very full commentary, and nothing was too much trouble. Her attention to information on sea and birdlife was wonderful. Dolphins created great interest. Hole in the rock experience and Maori culture so enjoyable. Our Island...More

Thank cowanpc
Reviewed 11 March 2018
Creme de la creme trip!!

This all day trip is an excellent and interesting way to experience the beauty of the Bay of Islands, view and go through the hole in the rock, come ashore and hike to two heights of land festooned by a flock of sheep, enjoy swimming...More

Thank macderma
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