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Carino Sailing & Dolphins

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| Paihia Wharf, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Our Best Experience In Paihia!

Would highly recommend Carino Sailing & Dolphins for your cruise choice in Paihia! This was by far... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dimitrios S
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'Incredible experience'

Thank you so much Vanessa to you and your team for an incredible day out. We really appreciated how... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
laureemichelle
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Come sailing on Carino NZ. Help to hoist sails or sit back and relax. We are the only yacht licensed to swim and view wild dolphins in the Bay. Included is an island stopover for Snorkeling tours, Island walks, beach games and BBQ lunch. Depart Paihia 9.30Am-3.45Pm daily.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend Carino Sailing & Dolphins for your cruise choice in Paihia! This was by far the best experience we had during our stay here. Made even more special by the friendliness, expert knowledge and enthusiasm of the whole crew. Thank you so much...More

Thank Dimitrios S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much Vanessa to you and your team for an incredible day out. We really appreciated how much thought and effort you all put into making the day so very enjoyable. You are such lovely people and we wish you all the best...More

Thank laureemichelle
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband loved this tour; we spent a relaxing and beautiful day, watching dolphins and swimming, enjoying the beautiful colour of the water. The crew was just amazing, is a family business, nice, professional and friendly...we felt at home! Thank you! See you...More

Thank Semiprivate P
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We chose this company over the others because of the much smaller groups that go out and weren't disappointed! There was more than enough space for everyone to get a great view of the dolphins and just to chill. Unfortunately we couldn't swim with the...More

Thank Kirsty Y
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear Kristy Y Thank you for your kind feedback. The wild dolphins are very important to us here at Carino every time we encounter it is at the dolphins invitation. The bay of islands is wonderful place to enjoy the islands and watch wild dolphins,...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

What a beautiful day. Probably one of the best days of our life! Beautiful sunny sailing day, picture perfect. If we are lucky, we would see dolphins! And if we were really lucky, we would be able to swim with them! Well, we were really...More

1  Thank Jolien M
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear Jolien M Thank you for your lovely words, and what a wonderful day you had. When a wild dolphin swim happens it is an amazing experience. We are happy that our crew made it one of the best days of your life. The bay...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I went with my family last Wednesday when it was sunny. We had a great day . Vanessa and Scott were perfect hosts showing us the islands and penguins and finding a pod of dolphins close up. It was amazing. At lunch we moored off...More

Thank tassels5
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear tassels5 Thank you, it sounds like you had an amazing day and the bay of islands put on a great show for you and your family. The whole bay of islands is an amazing place to visit and we love to show guests around....More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Booked this on line a few months before, very simple. Day was very enjoyable, Leslie and Vanessa our crew were great, knowledgeable and friendly. We saw dolphins but weren't able to swim with them due to their being a baby in the pod. They came...More

Thank Lisa W
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear Lisa W Thank you for your review. Your day sounds lovely, the bay of islands is a great place to go sailing and we love begin able to show and help guests understand wild dolphins, as well as the wider bay environment. On holiday...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the water today with Carino's crew, Captain Vanessa and 1st mate Lesley. We were picked up from the jetty at Russell by a nice big catamaran and welcoming smiles. Out from 9.40 til about 3pm we were blessed with...More

Thank craig h
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear craig h Thank you for your feedback. Our lunch is completely optional for guests and is only an extra $6.00 pp. I am sorry you were disappointed by this. I am glad you had an otherwise great day out. The bay of islands is...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was pretty much a whole day activity going from 9am-3:30pm but was definitely worth it. I went with a bunch of people from my Contiki tour and we all had a fun day out. We saw lots of Dolphins and the staff were so...More

1  Thank StephB1995
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear StephB1995 Thank you for your review and you recommendation. we have a lot of rules and regs regarding the wild dolphins in the bay of islands, all for their protection. The chance to watch dolphins in the wild is an amazing experience. Your island...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was just a fantastic day out. The best way to see the bay, the boat was beautiful and the crew were so friendly and welcoming. Snorkeling was great as was the bbq!! And of course, getting to see the dolphins was just amazing. The...More

Thank Samantha A
CarinoNZ, Owner at Carino Sailing & Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear Samantha A Thank you for your lovely words, you day sounds perfect. The crew love being able to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the dolphins and the bay. regards

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Celina Rea W
12 November 2016|
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Response from CarinoNZ | Property representative |
Hi This tour is not unsuitable for under 4 yrs children.
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sarahcamiller87
22 September 2015|
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Response from CarinoNZ | Property representative |
Dear Sarah Thank you for your inquiry. The cost for the day sailing is $119.00 per adult and $74.00 per child. Total cost is $386.00. It is an extra $6.00 pp if you wish to have the BBQ lunch. I hope this helps Regards... More
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