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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours

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Address: The Maritime Building | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
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+64 9-402 7421
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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers Northland’s most comprehensive...

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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US$75.60*
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Bay of Islands Cape Brett 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise
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US$106.98*
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Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands
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US$90.57*
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Best of the Bay Supercruise: Original Cream Trip

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Really enjoyed the Hole in the Rock Tour

There are numerous references in these reviews to competing tour companies in Paihia. I decided to go with the GreatSights/Fullers Hole in the Rock tour mostly because the timing... read more

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High Point, NC
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114 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are numerous references in these reviews to competing tour companies in Paihia. I decided to go with the GreatSights/Fullers Hole in the Rock tour mostly because the timing of their tour worked for my schedule. Having done quite a few of these day trip type tours/cruises, I was very satisfied with what I experienced. Everything was done professionally and... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day tour to Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach. Professional tour guide Robin showed us so much Maori culture and fun!

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora, I'm really glad you enjoyed your tour to Cape Reinga, I'll be sure to pass on your lovely feedback to your driver Robin. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very much enjoyed the half day dolphins + hole in the rock cruise operated by Fullers. We took the cruise from Russell while the cruise starts in Paihia 10 mins earlier. If you plan to do the same it's very much worth bearing in mind that the cruise may be quite full by the time it arrives for Russell pick... More 

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Corodinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Bazza, This time of year if often our busiest and our cruises usually run at full capacity. I hope you enjoyed your cruise with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a family, we did the 'Cream' trip. Very good staff. We covered many islands and went on shore at Urapukapuka. Captain let our youngest drive the boat (we all survived) for a short time and he was really good with all passengers. Some went 'boom netting' which was fun.

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Rog, Sounds like you and your family had a wonderful time on the Cream Trip! Thanks for sharing. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went out on the afternoon trip to the Hole in the Rock and it was amazing! Our Captain got us up close and personal to the rock and she tried her utmost to get us through. Unfortunately the seas were against us and we didn't make it through. It was still amazing to see it up close. We also... More 

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Nancy, Thanks for sharing your experience, I'm glad you enjoyed exploring the Bay of Islands with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was all day, 7am-6pm. Our guide Chris was so knowledgable on the local culture, community and history - passionate as well so was great! There is a lot of time on the bus but worth it. Driving on the beach and the sand boarding was the highlights for myself Would recommend and not too bad a price either!

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Callum, It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed sandboarding and driving on the 90 Mile Beach, it's an exhilarating experience! Thank for your lovely feedback about our driver Chris, I'll make sure to pass it on to him. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My mum and I did the hole in the rock dolphin cruise earlier in the week was great value for money, boat captain has great knowledgeable commentary throughout the boat ride. Stopped over at an island for lunch which was a lovely setting. Would highly recommend to friends, family and everyone else.

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Mara, Thanks for sharing your feedback! It's great to hear you both enjoyed your cruise with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Cream Trip combines all the cruise options in one full day. We managed to tick most of the boxes: saw a pod of dolphins (but could not swim with them as there were two babies in the pod); Cape Brett lighthouse & Hole in the Rock (too much of a washing machine to go through on our trip), delivered... More 

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Joanna, It sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed the Cream Trip despite not being able to go through the Hole in the Rock! It's still an enjoyable cruise offering spectacular scenery! Thanks for sharing. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Well worth it. Beautiful area to do any trip, and this provided all the highlights - dolphins, the hole on the rock, and a spectacular walk on Urupukapuka Island. Thoroughly enjoyed by all of us.

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, responded to this review

Kia ora Greg, I'm glad you enjoyed your day on and off the water with us! Thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at Fullers GreatSights More 

Bateau Bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the half day Hole in the Rock tour and managed to see a couple of pods of dolphins, visit some amazing locations in the bay and to get out to the Hole in the Rock. Also managed to get ashore for a break on one of the islands, which was picture perfect. Very enjoyable trip.

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