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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours

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Address: The Maritime Building | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
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+64 9-402 7421
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers Northland’s most comprehensive...

Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers Northland’s most comprehensive range cruises and tours. The Fullers name has been synonymous with cruises in the Bay of Islands since 1886. Today the passionate and knowledgeable local team are proud to showcase the wonders of the region including cruises to the famous “Hole in the Rock”, dolphin watching/swimming cruises and day tours to the Hokianga, Kerikeri, Russell and Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach.

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US$76.99*
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Bay of Islands Cape Brett 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise
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Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands
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Best of the Bay Supercruise: Original Cream Trip

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Did the Hole in the Rock 4 hour tour. It's a great way to see all the islands and appreciate how beautiful The Bay of Islands are. The tour takes you around the island... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did the Hole in the Rock 4 hour tour. It's a great way to see all the islands and appreciate how beautiful The Bay of Islands are. The tour takes you around the island, along with the skipper commentating about the history of each island and what it is used for now. I was lucky enough to get to go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent day out. We left the harbour at 9.30am and we were off on our cruise. I booked this online and ordered lunch as well. Our trip incorporated a stop off on an island around halfway through, so the picnic lunch we ordered was eaten by the clear blue waters followed by a swim in the ocean, highly memorable. Then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were up in the beautiful Bay of Islands and based ourselves at a Bach in Opua. We used the ferry to go to Russell, Long Bay and other scenic destinations. The ferry service was staffed mainly by lovely ladies who were smiley and welcoming. It's only a 5 minute ride across the little bay and short drive to Russell.... More 

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Dianne, We're happy to enjoyed you enjoyed our ferry service! Thanks for sharing your feedback. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Wellington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family had a wonderful day out on the Cream Trip. There was something for all of us. There is limited food available so we took a picnic. We saw lots of dolphins jumping in the air which was a huge highlight. The swim at the island was really nice. The tour commentary taught us a lot. I highly recommend... More 

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Anna, Thanks for the positive feedback! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your cruise with us, and glad the dolphins put on a show on for you. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Melbourne
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked to go on the Cream Trip as we really wanted a full day out in the Bay of islands. Unfortunately when we went to check in the tour was cancelled due to issues with the boat. The cruise ship, ovation of the seas was in port and this makes the whole area even busier and back up boats... More 

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora, Thanks for taking to time to share your feedback. We're very sorry to hear your tour was full on the day and this impacted your personal experience. We hope you make the most of your 'go again for free' voucher and cruise with us again! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon out on the boat. Great skipper. The stop off at Urapukapuka was a highlight along with seeing a dolphin on our return.

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora, Thanks for your feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with us. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great trip despite not seeing any dolphins. Crew were very professional and informative, boat was very comfortable, weather was perfect and views stunning. Got the free standby dolphin viewing pass for next time.

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Richard, What a shame you weren't able to see any marine wildlife on the day of your tour. Luckily you can do it all over again for free! Thanks for sharing. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were so excited to go sightseeing in the bay of islands, and were immediately surprised when we got on the boat and there were so many people you could hardly find a seat. If the guide mentioned we were passing a sight, everyone would rush to the side of the boat you could see it from, ready with their... More 

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora, Sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience on one of our tours. The boats get quite full in the summer months and it pays to stay alert and ready for a potential sighting. Thanks for sharing your feedback. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Merstham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a lover of organised tourist boat trips but this tour was thoroughly enjoyable. You can get all the information on the different boat trips available down by the wharf at Paehei. They leave from there but majority also pick up from Russell if you are staying that side. We did the hole in the rock tour which was... More 

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Caroline, That's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us on the Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise. Its such an awesome way to see the Bay of Islands and the wonderful marine wildlife we have here. Thanks for sharing your feedback! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the dolphin eco experience trip in january, in the afternoon. The weather was perfect and the crew on the boat was friendly. The boat was nice and the crew told us a lot about the bay of islands. Unfortunately we did not see any dolphins (or whales). This would be no problem for us, we were going... More 

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FGSBOI, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Ilona, Sorry to hear you didn't see you marine wildlife on the day of your tour. We do offer the 'go again for free' voucher to be used at anytime if you were unlucky enough to see any marine animals on the day of your tour. This free voucher states the terms and conditions on it. Thanks for... More 

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