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The Rock Adventure Cruise

#2 of 50 Tours in Paihia
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Address: Marsden Rd | Paihia Wharf Building, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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The Rock Cruises

Get on the The Rock NZ boat for the most action-packed Bay...

The Rock Cruises

Get on the The Rock NZ boat for the most action-packed Bay of Islands cruise in New Zealand. Come aboard and let the activities begin!

an image Activities in the Bay of Islands don't get better than with the Rock Cruises. Our action-packed choice of 3 different adventure-filled Bay of Islands cruises are full of fun activities starting from only $118 per person! That includes fishing, kayaking, snorkelling, hiking, target shooting and star gazing. Of course, you can simply relax, drink in the stunning New Zealand scenery and enjoy the wide variety of wildlife that inhabits this unique region of Northland.

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Lovely cruise :)

I went on this tour as part of the g adventures itinerary and I really enjoyed it. The crew are so lovely and deliver to such a high standard. Highlights definitely the night... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holly W

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on this tour as part of the g adventures itinerary and I really enjoyed it. The crew are so lovely and deliver to such a high standard. Highlights definitely the night kayaking and fishing off the back of the boat. We also visited an island called Motuarohia Island which was beautiful. Would definitely recommend to all.

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Thank Holly W
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hospitality of the crew is hands down the best I have ever experienced. I didn't want to leave. The food was amazing, night Kayaking and seeing the bio luminescence wow!

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Captain Johnny, we had so much fun. Thank you to your staff for being so patient with us. The kayaking was terrifying but we are happy that we put our worries aside and climbed into a much smaller boat to leave a bigger boat which was still a float. The fishing off the back was perfect. It is so nice... More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We did a day tour departing from Paihia. This wasn't what we expected for a day cruise. It is for the very social and is an alternative experience on board - pool table, piano, chess etc. The best activity was the walk and view up the hill - disappointing no free time except for story telling. It should definetly be... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This cruise was an optional activity on the Top Deck Tour I was on. I'm so glad my friend and I decided to do it as it was the highlight of our trip and the best way to experience Bay of Islands! The crew were exceptional. So welcoming, friendly, helpful and went out of their way to ensure we had... More 

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Thank LCH2887
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing cruise!! Staff are super friendly and are there to cater in every way humanly possible. Food is good, catering to dietary requirements and their is always a view with every meal. Drinks on board are very reasonably priced and all activities are super fun and cater from beginner to professional and they try to always make you feel like... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing cruise! Fishing, Kayaking and Snorkelling are just some of the things we did! Great value for money. The crew are awesome especially Nic, Lucy, Dan and Timo you guys ROCK! We will definitely be back again!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was travelling with a group, G adventures, and we stayed on The Rock for 1 night. From the moment we stepped foot on the boat, it was great fun. With a bar and many activities (from paintball shooting to fishing, snorkelling to kayaking), it would be impossible to get bored! The staff were excellent and probably made my trip!... More 

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

As cruises go, the one offered by this tiny outfit is about as unusual as it gets. While most operators pride themselves on using modern, sleek boats The Rock sails away on a slow, barge-like vessel that is really a decades-old converted car ferry, equipped with a funky bar, some castaway couches and seats, a couple of VERY cozy bathrooms,... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Had an amazing time on the Rock the Boat cruise, friendly and funny staff plus plenty of activities to do! Fishing, Kayaking, snorkelling and a trip to a beautiful island. What more can you want? Definitely worth it and a must do in the Bay of Islands.

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