Water activity

Bay of Islands: Awesome Day Sailing Tour with Island Stop

Bay of Islands: Awesome Day Sailing Tour with Island Stop

From US$ 78.37 per person

Experience a sailing adventure on the 65-foot ocean-going yacht, Gungha II. This cruise is exciting, fun and informal. with a unique island stopover, snorkel gear and yummy fresh lunch included.

About this activity

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Duration 6 hours
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  • Experience an awesome sail on the Bay of Islands largest and most capable ocean-going yacht
  • Marvel at the magnificent island surroundings and unique habitats for marine mammals, penguins, seabirds and native bush
  • Enjoy a secluded island walk followed by a swim or snorkel
Full description
On boarding this ocean going yacht in Paihia guests are greeted with a safety briefing and invited to join in sailing as participants or simply relax and enjoy. On the journey, guests are treated to fresh fruit and vegetable snacks. See the various and beautiful land formations, ancient lava flows and numerous wave swept caves.  Spot penguins and other marine life in playful groups as the yacht sails along. Upon arrival at the island stopover, guests are invited to swim ashore with snorkel gear, if wished. Those wishing to stay dry are transferred ashore. While on the island travelers may choose to go on a walk, comb the beach, snorkel or a combination of all.  After exploring, enjoy a fresh sandwich lunch provided on board (vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan options available) before heading back to land.
  • Tasty morning snacks
  • Plenty of sailing
  • A unique island stopover
  • Mask and snorkels
  • Hot outside shower
  • Fresh sandwich lunch
  • Clean toilets
  • Drinking water and soft drinks are offered with lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All tours are smoking and alcohol free
  • Guests are encouraged to bring a jacket, sunscreen and a camera
  • Sailors must go barefoot on board
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Meeting point

Travellers will board the sailing vessel GUNGHA II on the Paihia Wharf in front of the i Site on Marsden Road in Paihia.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility

Product ID: 320168