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Phantom Sailing

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Public Wharf, Russell, New Zealand
+64 800 224 421
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Best Sailing Experience in the Bay of Islands

It was the second time we booked the Sailing Trip on the Phantom with Robin and Rick. Again we had... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2016
kaeline71
Great family outing

We had a great day out on Phantom. A gorgeous boat, spectacular weather and wonderful company. We... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Andrew C
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A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This is adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty all in one with the personal atmosphere created by your hosts, Rick and Robin. Enjoy a great home cooked lunch amongst the beauty of the islands on this great owner- operator boat.
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“wonderful hosts” (16 reviews)
“frittata” (12 reviews)
“delicious lunch” (20 reviews)
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Public Wharf, Russell, New Zealand
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+64 800 224 421

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

It was the second time we booked the Sailing Trip on the Phantom with Robin and Rick. Again we had not to regret it for a second. We enjoyed the trip from the hearty welcome till the "see you again" at the end of the...More

Thank kaeline71
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Was so great to see you guys again - 3 1/2 years! Wonderful that we were one of the experiences you chose to repeat - let's do it again! R&R

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great day out on Phantom. A gorgeous boat, spectacular weather and wonderful company. We called in to a sheltered bay for lunch and we all jumped off the boat and swam ashore. The kids all had a turn at the helm, guiding...More

Thank Andrew C
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Thanks for the review and giving us another great day on the water. Love have "family" days on the boat - a wonderful way of being together. At the end of the day it feels like our family too!

Reviewed 31 March 2016

We spent the day with Rick & Robin while our cruise ship was in town at the beginning of February. As non sailors we had an exhilerating day sailing around ther Bay of Islands in the experienced hands of Rick & Robin. Great day, great...More

Thank Treworder
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Thanks for your review and glad you were able to join us for something a bit different that the big ship. Lovely to bring back memories of my own in Cornwall. Thanks for coming aboard.

Reviewed 27 March 2016

A very pleasant day in the Bay of Islands. Rick and Robin are fascinating hosts. They do all of the work and keep the guests entertained with intriguing stories of sailing around the world and delicious homemade food. The scenery is beautiful, both from the...More

Thank MylaBailey
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Thanks so much for your review and for recommending this trip. We love what we do and it's great to have the oppurtunity to read what our guests have to say - great affirmation, cheers!

Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Best sailing trip I could imagine :) The owners were lovely and took care of us the whole day with amazing food, drinks, stories and information. I would absolutely recommend going on a day trip with the phantom.

Thank Susanne V
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thanks so much for coming aboard and writing such a sweet review.

Reviewed 13 March 2016

We were on a cruise ship and booked a day of sailing with Robin and Rick on our day in the port of the Bay of Islands. They were lovely hosts and experienced sailors. We had a magical day with beautiful scenery, perfect weather, a...More

Thank LosAngelesCarol
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thanks Carol for coming aboard and taking the time to write this review. It was a lovely day and a great sail; thanks for choosing Phantom.

Reviewed 9 March 2016

Two great days out with Rick and Robin on their Yacht Phantom. Boat sails beautifully. the destinations were fantastic with great swimming. The hosts were knowledgeable friendly and extremely competent sailors. Can't wait to come to NZ again for another wonderful days sailing.

Thank unity58
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Great to have you aboard and thanks so much for writing this review.

Reviewed 29 February 2016

Robin and Rick were fantastic hosts on the Phantom Yacht; their knowledge of the Bay of Island was excellent. The sailing was wonderful and the location where we stopped for lunch and a cool swim was spectacular.

Thank Eleanor D
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thank you so much for coming on board and what a lovely review to read.

Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I had the most wonderful day sailing with Rick and Robin. Their expertise in sailing was quite evident. We had a full six hours of sailing with docking at Captain Cook's Island. Some swam and others hiked the hill to the top. Robin cooked us...More

Thank uhcoogdebi
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thank you so much for this review. We really do love what we do and alway seem to have a great day at the "office". Thanks for choosing Phantom.

Reviewed 28 February 2016

We chose to sail on "The Phantom" as not only did we get a day of sailing but there was only a maximum of 10 guests. Rick and Robin were welcoming, competent and informative. Robin prepared and served a vegetarian frittata for lunch and to...More

Thank Barbara4068
Robin B, Owner at Phantom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

I know! How 'bout eating that frittata! Thanks so much for coming aboard and so glad you had a great day!

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Diane P
5 May 2016|
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Response from Robin B | Property representative |
Hi Diane, Thanks for getting in touch. We resume operating on the first of October. Regards, Robin and Rick
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105PALMETTO
29 November 2015|
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Response from malia15 | Reviewed this property |
The cruise ship should shuttle you in to Russell's wharf and the Phantom leaves from there, so it should be easy! You do need reservations on the Phantom as they only take a maximum of 10 people.
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mkf122014
11 June 2015|
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Response from Robin B | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The trip aboard Phantom starts at 10am from Russell and returns at 4pm. We serve lunch on board, the cost is $110per person and payment is made in cash. We take a maximum of 10 passengers - the... More
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