Hole in the Rock 1.5-Hour Fast Boat Ocean Adventure

4.8 / 5

8 reviews

Hole in the Rock 1.5-Hour Fast Boat Ocean Adventure

From $83.64 per person

Experience the thrill and exhilaration the Bay of Islands' fastest boat to the Hole in the Rock. Visit Cathedral Cave and Hole in the Rock. If conditions permit, you may even be able to travel through them.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Speed through the open waters and among the bay's 144 islands
  • Visit the iconic Hole in the Rock and the amazing Cathedral Cave
  • See Cape Brett Peninsula and the Cape Brett Lighthouse, and learn all about this stunning region
  • Hear fascinating tales of the bay, as told by your experienced local skipper
  • Keep a lookout for whales, seals, dolphins, and other marine life
Full description
Fast track your journey through the iconic scenery of the Bay of Islands on a 1.5-hour ocean adventure. Experience the thrill of an open-air fast boat ride as you cruise among the bay's 144 islands and explore the bay's iconic sites. Enjoy the perfect balance of exploration and exhilaration with informative commentary and stops to observe the abundant wildlife along the way. Speed through the open waters in a purpose built state of the art catamaran. Visit the iconic Hole in the Rock, the gorgeous Cape Brett Peninsula, and enter the spectacular Cathedral Cave (conditions permitting). Ride the waves past sandy beaches, rocky outcrops, and the many varied island landscapes. Keep an eye out for wildlife including whales, seals, dolphins, and penguins. Learn about the area's unique characteristics and fascinating history from your friendly, informative skipper. This exhilarating tour is also a very comfortable and safe one. Complete with padded seats and seat belts, the boat is designed to protect its passengers riding in the open ocean. Life jackets and weather-proof jackets are also provided.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour fast boat cruise
  • Use of weather-proof jacket and life jacket
  • Live commentary in English
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
  • People under 4 ft 9 in (150 cm)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    The Explore Office on the corner of Marsden and Williams Roads

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags
    • Bags

    Know before you go

    • A portion of your fare contributes to marine mammal research and conservation
    • The activity is not suitable for children under 5 years
    • This is an adventure ride, please notify the local operator of any medical conditions
    • The vessel used is purpose built and specifically designed for speed and comfort in most sea conditions
    •  This activity is not suitable for people under 150cm
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 8 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
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    January 16, 2021

    Our original booking was cancelled due to problems with the boat. Staff from the local company called us on our cruise and upgraded us to another trip on the same day. The staff were fantastic and could not have done anymore to help us. We had a great time.

    March 12, 2020

    February 19, 2020

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    Product ID: 175149