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Bay of Islands Day Tour from Auckland

Embark on an unforgettable Bay of Islands full day tour from Auckland, including a 4 hour Hole in the Rock cruise and a visit to the Whangarei Waterfalls. Kids (0-2 years old) travel free.
Bay of Islands Day Tour from Auckland


  • Full day Bay of Islands tour from Auckland

  • 4 hour Hole in the Rock cruise

  • Stop off at Urupukapuka Island for a swim

  • Visit the 26 metre Whangarei Waterfalls

  • Look out for dolphins and marine wildflie

  • Small group with maximum 19 passengers

Looking for an unforgettable day trip from Auckland? The Bay of Islands is one of New Zealand's most picturesque destinations, just a three hour drive from Auckland City Centre. This small group day tour from Auckland offers a perfect escape into nature, including spectacular scenery, a Hole in the Rock cruise, wildlife spotting and a visit to Urupukapuka Island.

The Bay of Islands is a collection of 144 islands known for their pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters and abundance of marine life. Departing from Auckland, your expert guides will take you on a scenic three hour drive through rolling hills and lush countryside, providing fascinating commentary along the way. You will travel in style on board a premium Mercedes van, with complimentary bottled water and snacks provided.

Once you arrive in Bay of Islands, get ready to be amazed by its beauty. Embark on a four hour cruise through sparkling blue waters to the famous Hole in the Rock, passing by secluded bays and towering cliffs along the way. Keep an eye out for dolphins, whales and other marine creatures that call this area home. The cruise includes a stopover at Urupukapuka Island, a beautiful island sanctuary where you can relax on the beach, take a dip or explore the walking trails. So don't forget to bring your swimwear and towels with you on this Bay of Islands Day Trip from Auckland!

During the tour, you'll also have the opportunity to visit the famous Whangārei Falls, a magnificent 26 metre waterfall that can be viewed after an easy 30 minute hike. Immerse yourself in New Zealand's natural beauty and learn about the history of the Bay of Islands from your knowledgeable tour guide.

Don't miss out on this incredible Bay of Islands trip from Auckland. Book your tour today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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  • Full day Bay of Islands sightseeing tour from Auckland
  • Small groups with a maximum of 19 guests on tour
  • Premium Mercedes vans for ultimate comfort
  • 4 hour Hole in the Rock cruise
  • Possible dolphin and wildlife sightings
  • Stop off at Urupukapuka Island
  • Visit the famous Whangarei Waterfalls
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guides
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off at your central Auckland accommodation
  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks


  • This experience starts at approximately 9am
  • Pick up times from your central Auckland accommodation will be confirmed upon booking


  • Please allow approximately 12 hours for this experience

Departure Location

  • This Tour departs at your pick up location from any Auckland Central Accommodation

Hotel Pickup

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from your central Auckland accommodation

What To Bring

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Wear warm clothing and bring a jacket during the winter season (June to September)
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Bring a camera

Additional Information

  • A minimum of 2 is required to make this booking
  • Child rates apply (3-12yrs)
  • Infants under 3 years (0-2yrs) travel free
  • Car seats available to hire for infants under 3 years (additional cost), or you are welcome to bring your own child seats

Cancellation Policy

  • 7 – 10 days prior to the date of the tour – 25% of your ticket plus any booking fees and charges
  • 3 – 6 days prior to the date of the tour – 50% of your ticket plus any booking fees and charges
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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