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Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands

Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 22 183 7495
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Tour of the bay

The excursion was incredible for our group of 7. Very interesting history of the islands, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
dizzyb1234
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Paihia, New Zealand
Tour of the Bay of Islands

I had an amazing day trip. Adam was very knowledgeable in the history of the islands. The scenery... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
majeskilisa84
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Escape the crowds and join us on a scenic cruise through the Bay of Islands. Relax on secluded beaches, snorkel and explore the Bay of Islands underwater world, try stand-up paddleboarding, and walk to the island lookout points for magical views over this beautiful part of the world. If you want a small, personalised tour in the Bay of Islands, then look no further. With a maximum of 20 guests, you feel like you are on a trip with friends, rather than strangers, and let us provide you with the experience the Bay of Islands like no one else can!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

The excursion was incredible for our group of 7. Very interesting history of the islands, beautiful scenery, great snorkelling/paddle boarding and a picnic away from the crowds. Our guide, Adam, found some sea urchins, we saw them, we held them, we ate the eggs.propably notsomething...More

Thank dizzyb1234
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the trip! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the day on the bay and had an unforgettable experience. That is our goal! If you are ever back in the area, we...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

I had an amazing day trip. Adam was very knowledgeable in the history of the islands. The scenery was to die for, stopped on a secluded beach, we could snorkel, paddle board, swim, with no one else in the area. Adam dove and got Sea...More

Thank majeskilisa84
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m thrilled to hear you had an amazing day with Sea Shuttle BOI! That's why we do what we do. We enjoy providing personal experiences of the bay and getting to share the history and beauty of this incredible area. Thanks again for review! Thanks,...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What an amazing trip! Had a fantastic time out on the water. Adam is such a friendly and knowledgeable guide. He makes you feel more like a group of friends on the boat as opposed to just being on a tour. We had awesome weather...More

Thank Rebecca C
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Rebecca. Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. I’m so glad to hear that you had a great day trip with us. We want it to feel intimate and personalized, so it makes me happy to know that was your experience....More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Adam is a very kind and friendly host. Just twenty people on the boat we had a lovely trip around the Islands, stopped off at one Island and Adam let us off and we were able to walk along the beach and climb up a...More

Thank selmadavies
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Selma. I appreciate the kind words. Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. Glad we were able to provide a lovely day and share some of the amazing views of the Bay of Islands! Thanks, Adam.

Reviewed 4 April 2017

It was my very first time out in the Bay of Islands and the trip with Adam was all I had hoped for and more! We were a small group of people, all very relaxed and keen to explore the area, guided by Adam who...More

Thank alice1992946
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alice. Wow, thanks for the review and feedback. I’m so thrilled to hear you had an incredible time out on the boat and enjoyed the beautiful views of the islands. If you ever make your way back to Paihia, we’d love to have you...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Adam is a wonderful, knowledgeable and humorous host. We had an awesome relaxed day out in the islands. I was surprised how little I knew (given I was born in NZ) about the history, Adam really knows his stuff. I loved how prepared he was...More

Thank Diana G
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Diana. Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to write this extremely nice review. I'm pleased to hear that we were able to provide you with an awesome day, some history of the area and the experience of a personalized trip!...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

As one of our last activities, we were highly recommended this by many backpackers & Hostel owners, and so booked it in. What a day! Adam from the start took care of us & made us feel welcome & took us on a cruise of...More

Thank Jables89
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there. I am so thrilled to hear you had a great day and enjoyed all of the aspects of the trip! We love being able to share the beauty of the bay, history of the islands, the secluded beaches and also getting people in...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

You would be absolutely missing out if you didn't do this trip! I liked that it was a smaller more intimate trip compared to some of the bigger trips ran by large corporate companies. There was space to spread out, and you can easily get...More

Thank Caity J
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Caity. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed that this was a smaller more intimate trip compared to some in the area because that is exactly what we set out to do! We want you to feel like you left a friend...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Unlike most of the large, super commercial boats that leave from Paihia, Adam runs a local (yet very professional operation). He took us out on the water, took us to a nice little hike, and then to a beach where we were the only ones!...More

Thank Zander S
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed the secluded beach, the island walk and the paddle boards and snorkel gear. You picked a great day or must be good luck because it is quite a treat to see dolphins, sharks,...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is the best way to see the Bay of Islands! Not only is the owner/captain/guide (Adam) very friendly but his knowledge of the area and the sea just adds so much more to the experience. We went to a very high lookout point and...More

Thank Mike C
SeaShuttleBOI, Owner at Sea Shuttle Bay of Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there, Mike. Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience. I'm excited to hear you had such a lovely time. We love getting people out on the water and sharing the history and beauty of the Bay of Islands. Thanks for choosing...More

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