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Bay of Islands Sailing/Gungha II

Rd 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Great Day Out

Very friendly and relaxed day, Mike was fantastic and very knowledgable, great snacks, great value... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
DHIGGIE
Great day out

Booked with Mike & Melissa whilst staying in Pahia and it was a fabulous day's sailing. Mike was... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Kaylizzy
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“captain mike” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
“island stop” (7 reviews)
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Rd 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Very friendly and relaxed day, Mike was fantastic and very knowledgable, great snacks, great value and looking forward to doing it again. Have highly recommended to friends and family

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Booked with Mike & Melissa whilst staying in Pahia and it was a fabulous day's sailing. Mike was really informative throughout the day and knew just where to find the dolphins which swam alongside our boat. I sailed the boat for about 20 mins while...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This was our 6th trip out with Mike on his lovely yacht, (and my visiting parents 2nd trip.) Another fantastic day out and amazing value for money. Mike and Melissa really know their stuff and it's a real education being out on the water with...More

Thank M0xie4
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bayofislandssai... g, Owner at Bay of Islands Sailing/Gungha II, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you! Your continued confidence means a lot to us!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day sailing the Bay in the fast and sleek Gungha II. We sailed, swam in Stingray Bay, hiked a bush walk, enjoyed tasty lunch and snacks and had two pods of dolphins race along with us. This is as good as it gets. Strongly...More

Thank Ananda100
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the day of sailing with Mike and Melissa. We saw everything from dolphins and lots of birds to a penguin swimming and even a few sharks. The sandwiches and other snacks were fresh and delicious, definitely couldn’t go hungry! The boat was perfect...More

Thank cjk219
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had another Fantastic day on Gungha, its always a hightlight on my trips to the Bay of Islands, Cant wait to go out again. Love the Lemon pepper =)

Thank Luke D
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This trip was bought for us as a gift and was an unexpected surprise. On the day it was cloudy and windy and quite rough at first. Very choppy waters. The crew were friendly and offered everyone ginger biscuits which was obviously to quell potential...More

Thank SEANBEANFANCLUB
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful large sailing yacht with a very experienced and entertaining captain. Although we had to search for some wind, the sail was fantastic. We were lucky to pass through in the middle of a regatta, providing awesome views of sails all around us. Before lunch...More

Thank travelbysuitcases
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bayofislandssai... g, Owner at Bay of Islands Sailing/Gungha II, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you guys we really appreciate that!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Sailing trip, not more, not less. Boat was quite loaded with 17 guests. Snacks were fresh, but few and lunch very small. Only one (!) drink in six hours. Mike didn't really care about providing an unforgettable experience to his guests but just having to...More

Thank Rotscher13
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day of sailing, seeing dolphins and swimming. Mike has a great knowledge of the area and captains the boat very professionally. Lunch was a large sandwich, which was perfect for the day, with tasty snacks served as we sailed.

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Mike F
3 November 2017|
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There were several people on the boat who were traveling alone. The number of people on the boat allowed my wife and I to meet and talk with everyone else.
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