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Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands

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69 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 22 183 7495
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Best boat trip in the bay!

I absolutely loved my adventure around the Bay of Islands with Sea Shuttle! Caity and Adam have so... read more

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Best trip ever

This was the highlight of the week. Adam was the best guide and hade so much knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Small, personalised tours in the Bay of Islands. Cruise among 144 islands as we show you the highlights of the bay. 20 guests maximum, we cruise from Paihia to Roberton Island and the landing sight of Captain James Cook, where we take a walk to the island lookout point - not to be missed! After the short walk, beachside morning tea is served - Hot Chocolate, Tea, Coffee and biscuits, before cruising further into the islands. Our second island stop is a remote beach with sheltered waters, the perfect location to try Paddleboarding and snorkelling, take a short walk and explore the island, while learning about our marine environment and surrounding wildlife. Don't miss the experience, on a small, personalised and locally owned tour - join us on an Island Getaway Cruise today!
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69 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I absolutely loved my adventure around the Bay of Islands with Sea Shuttle! Caity and Adam have so much knowledge of the area and wild life. They took us to the best places for that specific day’s weather. They really have done a good job...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the highlight of the week. Adam was the best guide and hade so much knowledge of the area. Fun activity’s like snorkelling and paddle boarding was amazing. A must do if you visit Paihia in New Zealand

Thank Roger E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great day out with Adam and Caity. They were both very chatty and informative during the trip. We did a couple of short walks with great views, some snorkelling and SUP. We even got to see and then get in the water with some...More

Thank TravellingBuxt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked the adventure cruise with Sea Shuttle after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We were so glad we did so as all things considered it was one of the best boat trips we have ever done. From start to finish, the trip was...More

Thank Gary P
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Gary! Thank you so much for the review. I'm so glad you guys had a great time, and we were so lucky to see both penguins and dolphins during our cruise through the islands. As you mentioned in the review, we are a small...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Only problem is there is no option to award 6 Stars!! One of the top highlights of our NZ trip... The cruise was fantastic and far exceeded our expectations...fun friendly and professional . The commentary was informative. Caity and Adam from Sea shuttle BOI were...More

Thank Ewan2011
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Ewan! Wow.. Thank you SO much for this incredible review. It makes us so happy to hear you and Monique had such a wonderful time with us!! We absolutely loved having you two on the boat. Your adventurous spirit and big smiles were contagious...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 'must-do' for all visiting Paihia in Bay of Islands. Going out on the boat with Adam and Caity is like going out with friends on their boat in my home town of Cairns. Only way to do it and so much better...More

Thank nuffy42
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Nuffy!! Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to hear you had an unforgettable experience with us. It was such a pleasure to have on the boat for day out in the islands, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Adam and Caity were fun and knowledgeable hosts, they provided everything we needed to explore and have a great time. We saw a lot of wildlife (dolphins, a penguin, an eagle ray, lots of urchins!) and we had a chance to hike, snorkel and paddleboard....More

Thank rockyroadgirl
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to share about your experience with us! You guys must've been our good luck charms because not everyday do we see a penguin, dolphins AND and eagle ray!! Quite a special day! Thanks for joining...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing day on the boat trip around the islands. Caity and Adam were wonderful! They gave us lots of information about the areas we visited and the wildlife we saw. We loved that they made an effort to get to know everyone on...More

Thank GFratazzi
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Gina & Luke!! It was so fun to have you guys onboard with us and awesome job on the paddleboarding. I know next time you guys will be doing headstands, handstands, yoga, etc. ;) Thank you for an awesome day out in the islands,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day out and Caity and Adam made us feel very welcome and comfortable! They really cared that we had a good time and were very accommodating hosts! The 3 of us had a fantastic day! Thank you to Adam and Caity!More

Thank Paddymartin1
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Paddy! We had a blast with you, Siobhan and Decklan!! Thank you so much for joining us for a day out in the islands. We loved seeing you guys try paddleboarding and snorkeling for the first time. That was absolutely incredible!! If you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of six kiwi's holidaying in the Bay of Islands. We had an awesome day with Adam & Caity as our hosts who were very knowledgeable, entertaining and personable. We highly recommend this day out which caters for everyone. We enjoyed the...More

Thank brendah264
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brenda! So glad you guys had a awesome time out on the water - it was great to have some local kiwis on board to experience the day out with us! ...next time your group is up here in the north, we will find...More

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