Explore NZ - Sail NZ - NZ Travel

Explore NZ - Sail NZ

Explore NZ - Sail NZ

Explore NZ offers you the chance to experience a once in a lifetime sailing opportunity around the beautiful Bay of Islands. Join our full day cruise and keep an eye out for our resident dolphins.

Location: Paihia Wharf, Paihia, Bay of Islands and Viaduct Harbour, Auckland.

 

Operating Hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm.

 

Departures: Please refer to individual tours for departure times.

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Available Activities:
Lion New Zealand - The Ultimate Day Sailing in the Bay

Spend the day with us on the ultimate sailing experience onboard the famous 80 foot maxi yacht "Lion New Zealand. Built by Sir Peter Blake to race in the 1985/86 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race and winner of the 1984 Sydney to Hobart, this magnificent yacht offers a once in a lifetime experience.  Get involved with our experienced crew, trim the grinders, take the helm or just sit back and relax.

Suitable for Children: Child discounts are available for 5 to 14 years. Children under 5 years are complimentary

Tour Departures: 9.00am to 4.00pm ex Paihia and 9.30am to 4.30pm ex Russell (October to April)

Includes:  BBQ lunch and activities such as kayaking and snorkeling


Dolphin and Sail Adventure Combo

Cruise the islands in search of the local dolphins in the morning, hoping for an opportunity to swim with them in their natural environment.  Jump ship in the afternoon and join the Lion New Zealand as it sails amongst the 144 islands around The Bay.  Get involved with our experienced crew, trim the grinders, take the helm or sit back and relax.

Suitable for Children: Child discounts are available for 5 to 14 years. Children under 5 years are complimentary.

Tour Departures: 8.00am to 4.00pm

Includes:  BBQ lunch and activities such as kayaking and snorkeling


America's Cup Sailing Experience on NZL40 or NZL41

Join us for an unforgettable and unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America‚Äôs Cup yacht.  Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the ride as you sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour.

Minimum Numbers: 7 passengers needed for tour to depart

Maximum Numbers: 30

Suitable for Children: Minimum age is 10. Under 10 on request basis only.

Tour Departures: Confirmed at time of reservation.

Duration: 2 hours


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