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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours

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The Maritime Building | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7421
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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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The Maritime Building | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Did this tour in September 2017 with my husband. Full day tour (11hours), travelling from Paihia to Cape Reinga and return. Cape Reinga was breathtaking, very windy and amazing views of the Tasman Sea meeting the Pacific Ocean at this Maori sacred site. Great fish...More

Thank syd652016
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the 4-hour trip out to the hole in the rock, and with favourable conditions were able to pass through the hole. We saw dolphins on our way out and the crew were very good at keeping us informed as we passed through the...More

Thank annie2mac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the main things we wanted to do up in the Bay of Islands was to go out in the bay and to explore the islands. Now most of the islands/area is considered a waterpark/reserve and some of the islands are privately owned. Anyway,...More

Thank Ajg1957
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinatorf at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Ajg, You're one of the lucky ones that got to see those amazing orcas that visited the Bay this week! It sounds like you picked the best day to cruise with us! Thanks for sharing your feedback. All the best for your future...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from the best day ever! Jackie was out tour guide and driver - she was amazing!!! Knowledgeable, funny, helpful and she can drive a bus like a pro!! We went to the Kauri forest, drove along 90 mile beach, boogie boarded down...More

Thank kazzakanary
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora kazzakanary, It's awesome to hear you had a great time with us on your tour to the very top of New Zealand! You're right, this tour offers variety and an opportunity to do so many activities at lots of different places. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been on this trip three or four times over the years, each time it is lovely! The staff are absolutely lovely. Very informative, beautiful things to see and plenty of photo opportunities!More

Thank michroberts
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora michroberts, Wow, maybe you'll be back for the fifth time? There's always something new to see in the Bay of Islands and no two cruises are the same! Thanks for sharing. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent tour with Great Sights yesterday, September 10, 2017. Our driver, Robin, did a great job narrating and keeping us all on time despite rain, wind and older folks like us! Was just what we were looking for in terms of nature...More

Thank Heywoodjo
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Heywoodjo, It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with Robin, I hope you liked the thrilling sandboarding ride! Thanks for sharing with us. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Hole In the Rock Cruise. Our Captain was great, very informative with a great sense of humour, he gave a good commentary at all the Islands we stopped at. Coffee and snacks were available on board. The Cruise was excellent and...More

Thank cranslag
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora cranslag, It sounds like you saw a lot of our wildlife up in the Bay, what a great experience! I'm glad you had a great time with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pick a sunny day and you will enjoy a great cruise on a beautiful bay. A definite must do, along with a bus trip along the beach. Check out the packages and deals at the information centre. We combined the cruise with the bus trip...More

Thank John A
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora John, Yes, it's great value to do our Cape Reinga tour and Hole in the Rock cruise! It's a great way to take in the beauty of Northland. Thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was all about dolphins and islands and a great half day out on the water. The sun shon, seas were kind and the dolphins and seals said hello. We had a great time, crew were fantastic and we created memories that will last a...More

Thank Trish W
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Trish, It sounds like you had the perfect day out in the Bay. I'm glad to hear it, thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service from the crew and skilled driving from the pilot in testing conditions. No dolphins this trip and unfortunately the toddler got seasick but the staff were willing to help clean it up.More

Thank Sarah4Travels
FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Sarah, I'm sorry to hear you're little one got seasick, hopefully you can come back and do it again when the water isn't so rough (and the dolphins are out and about). All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team...More

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Isobel M
26 January 2017|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Kia ora Isobel, I'd like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience you experienced today. Your tour was cancelled yesterday afternoon and our team did make more than one attempt to contact you about this at that time... More
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Dragonfly4035
12 September 2016|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Kia ora Dragonfly, if a cruise or tour is cancelled due to weather or sea conditions, passengers are offered either a full refund or the choice to rebook on another day.
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Carlie J
19 December 2015|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Hi Carlie, you'll have the same chance of swimming with dolphins on either cruise. Morning and afternoon cruises are both around four hours long. Swimming with dolphins is subject to the Department of Conservation's... More
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