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Bay of Island 3 Day tour from Auckland

3 Day

 Tour Package

Tour Details

This special tour is offered only by Navi!

Stay in the Bay of Islands as long as you want - this area is known for its beautiful ocean, warm waters, marine live, and plays a signficant role in New Zealand's birth history.  

DAY 1 - Departing from Auckland. Sit back and relax, enjoy our knowledgeable driver's commentary as well as the New Zealand's iconic country scenery. You will see a unique bush mixture of plants from ancient Gondwanaland and learn about introduced species. 

Stay two nights in Paihia, the main town in the Bay of Islands. ( or longer if you wish ).

DAY 2 - Enjoy a full day in Paihia! There are variety of Optional tours to suit every traveller. We can arrange tours & tickets at a special price for you, including;

  • "Hole in the rock" cruise
  • Swimming with dolphins
  • Cape Reinga & 90 mile beach tour
  • Giant Kauri Tree ( Tane Mahuta ) and glow worm tour
  • Explore Kerikeri tour 
  • Russell tour
  • ... and more

DAY 3 - Returning from Paihia to Auckland.

Bay of Islands

Discover the history of the area, and enjoy special experiences such as the Swim with Dolphins cruise. The Bay of Islands is known as New Zealand's warmest waters, on the sheltered east coast of Northland, and is beautiful for swimming. Discover the hidden secrets of the Bay of Islands and see marine wildlife at play.

The Bay of Islands is a beautiful part of the world, 3 hours from Auckland, made up of 144 islands and secret places full of amazing marine life. The main town in the Bay of Islands is the waterfront township of Paihia. 

The Bay of Islands is the main part of Northland region, and has great historical significance for New Zealand.

Hokianga ( 1 hour drive from Paihia ) is believed to be where the first Maori voyager Kupe arrived on New Zealand's shores about 1,200 years ago.

Waitangi is where the historic Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840, which is the foundation of New Zealand's governance today. It is now known as the birth place of New Zealand, and is just 5 minutes from Paihia. 

Special Notes

Tour Includes:

  • Includes full round-trip transportation from Auckland, by Coach
  • Hotel pick up/drop off is on request. (In central area of Auckland)
  • We offer English speaking driver for our transport.
  • Optional tours from Paihia is available with special price! Please contact us.

☆ Accommodation in Paihia is not included. We will help you choose from several options, depending on your budget and taste.

Trip Plan

Tour Length: Minimum 3 days ( Can be extended if you wish )

Minimum Number: From 1 person. If you would like to book a group as a charter, please contact us for a quote.

Itinerary:

DAY 1

  • 07:30 - Leave Auckland
  • 12:00 - Arrive in Paihia.

DAY 2

  • Enjoy your free day in Paihia.
    *There are plenty of optional tours available. Please feel free to ask us the options to make your day even more special!

DAY 3

  • 10:15 - Leave Paihia.
  • 14:40 - Arrive at Auckland.

What to Bring: For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring-

  • A camera!
  • Lightweight jacket (in winter) or sun hat (in summer)

Tour Cost

$170.00 NZD / person

$125.00 NZD / Child under 11 years old

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  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
  • Application for a tour must be made by phone, fax or e-mail no later than 5:00 PM of the day before the tour.
  • Your application may not be accepted if the tour is full, prior to your booking.

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  • Cancellation of tours is free if carried out by 5:00 PM, two working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours carried out by 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost 50% of the price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours after 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost the full price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of fishing tours will cost 20% of the tour cost after you have sent in your form as the boat will be chartered.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton movie set tours will cost NZ$35.00 per person as a cancellation of lunch fee if cancelled after 5:00 pm four working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton evening banquet tours will cost the full price of the tour if cancelled after 5:00 pm eight working days before the tour.
  • If you won't show up at the pick-up time even after 15 mins of the time, we have to start the tours without you.

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  • If there are two adults attending the tour, the cost of the tour written is the cost for one person.
  • If there are two adults attending the tour, children ( aged 5~11 ) will cost half of what is written.

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