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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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Great day out for all the family.

Excellent trip. Hosts were the best so friendly and helpful. Even helped us Learn to paddle board... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Denise D
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Paddle boards included on a small group trip

We arrived at the Heli pad where Adam meets his guests at 9.45am. There were 14 of us for the whole... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JHerriotts
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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

Excellent trip. Hosts were the best so friendly and helpful. Even helped us Learn to paddle board! Picnic on the beach is included. All parts and snorkel equipment supplied. DO THIS TRIP WITH THIS COMPANY YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!!

Thank Denise D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the Heli pad where Adam meets his guests at 9.45am. There were 14 of us for the whole trip. Adam and Caity were extremely friendly and helpful. Adam gave us loads of info re the wildlife and the islands we passed. We...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our trip with sea shuttle! We saw dolphins, we hiked, snorkeled and even stood up on the paddleboard! Thanks to Caity and Adam who are super fun to talk to and they also have alot of knowlegde of the area and sealife!...More

Thank Mia K
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SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mia! Thank you so much for coming out for an Island Getaway! We are so glad that you enjoyed your day with us :) We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. With your adventurous attitude and contagious laugh - You...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there! Thank you so much for the recommendation and sharing about your day with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed the day and the activities. We try to keep the day organized in a way where you can do as much as you want...More

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Reviewed 1 week 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 ZealandMore

Thank Roger E
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SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Roger!! Thank you so much for the review. We are so happy to hear it was the highlight of your week. You guys did so well with the paddleboarding and with your first time snorkeling! Awesome job! We loved having you, Pernilla & Annsofie...More

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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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
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SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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

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