Piercy Island

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Piercy Island: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Bay of Islands: Bay Discovery Cruise with Island Stop-Over

    1. Bay of Islands: Bay Discovery Cruise with Island Stop-Over

    Set off on a scenic 4.5 to 5-hour cruise to discover the very best of the Bay of Islands. Experience the spectacular scenery and encounter diverse wildlife in an area soaked in rich culture and history. Board the black and yellow power cat at Paihia Wharf and be welcomed aboard by the friendly crew. Your crew will deliver a full safety briefing and overview of the trip. Cruise among the 144 islands and enjoy entertaining live commentary from your local knowledgeable skipper. Visit the iconic Hole in the Rock and when conditions permit, you can even travel through it. Spot local wildlife including dolphins, birds, seals and even the occasional whale with a success rate of over 90%. Your trip will also include a 1.5-hour island stop at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Enjoy free time to explore the island. If you wish, you can hire kayaks, or paddleboards (available during summer only) ...

    Hole in the rock and cave was best. Sorry to hear too rough to go through hole but understandable given weather

  • Hole in the Rock 1.5-Hour Fast Boat Ocean Adventure

    2. Hole in the Rock 1.5-Hour Fast Boat Ocean Adventure

    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 al...

    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.

  • From Paihia: Scenic Heli Tour to the Hole in the Rock

    3. From Paihia: Scenic Heli Tour to the Hole in the Rock

    See the breathtaking Bay of islands on this unforgettable helicopter flight. Upgrade to one of the two landing options to experience the iconic natural landmark ‘Hole in the Rock’ up close and on foot.  Departing from the Paihia Office and Helipad, you will fly over the crystal clear turquoise waters of the main island group to the world famous “Hole in the Rock.” The flight features stunning island and coastline views including the townships of Russell, Paihia & Waitangi. There is no doubt that seeing the Bay of Islands from the air is one of the best ways to experience this beautiful area and appreciate the scenery it has to offer. Your pilot will provide a detailed commentary during the flight, highlighting points of interest and historical facts about the area. You will be provided with a headset with voice activated microphone in order to communicate with the pilot and your flight...

    What a great adventure. Best way to see the Bay of Islands. Daniel was very informative and helpful, and made us feel well at ease while experiencing our first ever helicopter flight. Will def be back for another flight.

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What people are saying about Piercy Island

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 131 reviews

What a great adventure. Best way to see the Bay of Islands. Daniel was very informative and helpful, and made us feel well at ease while experiencing our first ever helicopter flight. Will def be back for another flight.

We really enjoyed the activity. when the cruise went through the Hole in the rock it was so cool. We got to see alot of dolphins too

It’s very good experience we really enjoyed and my son he is 4 years old He said mummy I want to go again such a wonderful time

Fantastic and fun day out. Great views and commentary. Really good way to see the islands.

Awesome trip with really friendly and informative pilot.