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Bay of Islands Sundowner Evening Cruise - 2 Hours

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Highlights & inclusions

Snap beautiful shots of the Bay of Islands as the sun goes down
Watch the wind fill the sails, kick back and enjoy the tranquillity
Sail the inner bays of Paihia, Waitangi, Russell or Opua
See the landmarks in the Bay of Islands from a different perspective
Enjoy a refreshing swim stop at a sheltered anchorage
Sip on a complementary drink and take in the stunning scenery

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Mon, May 20, 2024

What you can expect

Embark on a serene sailing adventure with this sundowner evening cruise around New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands, exploring the inner bays of Paihia, Opua, Russell, and Waitangi.

Departing from Paihia Beach, you will set off to a stunning swim destination at a sheltered anchorage where you can choose to either take a dip in the sea or simply kick back and savour the view. Afterward, enjoy the evening summer breeze with a refreshing drink in hand as you slowly sail back to Paihia. This sundowner evening cruise offers the perfect setting to make the most of your time in the Bay of Islands.


What you need to know

  • 2 hour Bay of Islands cruise
  • Swim stop at a sheltered anchorage
  • Complimentary drink included
  • This experience is seasonal and operates between December to March
  • This cruise begins boarding at 4.45 pm
  • Boat departs at 5 pm and returns at 7 pm
  • The duration of this experience is two hours
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from Paihia Beach, Marsden Rd , Paihia Auckland and North New Zealand 0247.
What To Bring
  • A hat, sunglasses and sunblock
  • Swimwear and towel
  • A bottle of water
  • Comfortable clothing – jeans are not recommended
  • Warm clothes and a jacket as weather conditions may change
  • A sense of adventure
Additional Information
  • Cruises depart Tues/Thurs/ Fri/ Sat during summer from December to March, and daily by demand through the peak Christmas/New Year holidays.
  • The swim stop is an anchorage in a sheltered bay, swimming in deep water is for competent swimmers only. We don’t provide life jackets for swimmers.
  • There is a range of seating from bean bags to comfortable bench seating in the cockpits with the crew.
Cancellation Policy
  • 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
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
$80.00AUD| 13,334 Velocity Points
or 4 payments of $20.00 with more info
Earn 240 Velocity Points
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience