Discover the Bay Cruise with Explore

Cruise and discover the very best of the Bay of Islands. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area that is soaked in rich culture and history. Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings. Cruise among the 144 islands with skipper's commentary including a visit to the iconic Hole in the Rock and when conditions permit, travel through it. View marine mammals, dolphins, whales, orcas, with a success rate of over 90% on these trips along with other wildlife. Your trip will also include an island stop at Otehei Bay Urupukapuka Island. In summer, this includes a barbeque meal, the ability to grab a drink at the fully licensed cafe, hire snorkel, kayaks and paddleboards or just chill out on the beach. There is also island walks for the more adventurous.