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The Rock Adventure Cruise

Marsden Rd | Paihia Wharf Building, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7796
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The Rock Cruises Get on the The Rock NZ boat for the most action-packed Bay of Islands cruise in New Zealand. Come aboard and let the activities begin! an image Activities in the Bay of Islands don't get better than with the Rock Cruises. Our action-packed choice of 3 different adventure-filled Bay of Islands cruises are full of fun activities starting from only $118 per person! That includes fishing, kayaking, snorkelling, hiking, target shooting and star gazing. Of course, you can simply relax, drink in the stunning New Zealand scenery and enjoy the wide variety of wildlife that inhabits this unique region of Northland.
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“night kayaking” (164 reviews)
“duck” (40 reviews)
“pool table” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Marsden Rd | Paihia Wharf Building, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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+64 9-402 7796
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"night kayaking"
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"duck"
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"pool table"
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"target shooting"
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"bioluminescent algae"
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"great activities"
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"sashimi"
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"double room"
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"never a dull moment"
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"new zealand"
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"overnight trip"
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"bbq dinner"
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"sea urchins"
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"feel at home"
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"all ages"
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"friendly crew"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

13/10 experience. Highly recommended for all ages and types of travelers. We all had a great time & are planning another trip soon.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The Rock Adventure was excellent. The activities were great fun and the night kayaking was superb. Timo was great and very helpful. The whole crew were friendly and made it an enjoyable experience. The views were amazing. I would highly recommend doing this trip.More

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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Krista, we're so happy to hear you had an awesome experience cruising with us. Yes the night kayaking is a wonder and just stunning. Our crew led by Timo are amazing and are a huge part of why our guests have such great experiences....More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

A wow experience. We covered so many islands in to the South Pacific Ocean and at last reached the Hole in the Rock. It was an awesome experience. Amazing things nature can do for you. The cruise people were very helpful when one lady fell...More

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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Radhadyu That is fantastic to hear and as much as we'd like to take the credit, The Rock Adventure Cruise does not go to The hole in the rock. Very happy to hear you had a good experience though and maybe next time you'll...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing day out on the Rock with a great crew. (Seth and Lindsey in particular) This is a boat trip with a difference where we experienced snorkelling, kayaking and hiking. Lunch was provided and more importantly cold beer can be purchased on board....More

Thank Edward N
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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Edward, thanks for your review. So happy to hear you had an amazing experience on our Day Cruise. Yes our crew are great and I'll be sure to pass your sentiments on to Seth & Lindsey :). It's awesome when guests mention the crew...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Had such an amazing experience on The Rock this Easter and would recommend to anyone coming to Paihia. We saw Dolphins twice, did night kayaking, snorkeled and just got to hang out with a bunch of really cool people. You won't regret doing this!More

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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi Lucy, fantastic to hear you has an amazing cruise. How lucky you also got to see dolphins twice! You are most definitely right in that you won't regret cruising on The Rock! Maybe you'll come back one day and bring along friends and family...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

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Surienne V
21 November 2017|
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Response from Jonathan G | Property representative |
Hi Surienne, i hope one of my colleagues already answered your question but if not - it is perfect, we regularly have families aboard with all ages, our daughter has been joining the cruises since a few months old, but since... More
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Pete J
21 August 2017|
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Hi Pete, All activities and meals are included, as is accommodation on the overnight options. Tea, coffee and water are included free of charge, additional soft drinks or drinks from the bar are extra. Thanks, Jonny
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Bree B
4 August 2017|
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Hi Bree, currently $248 per person with private cabins options a little more. Our website has full pricing and live availability. Cheers, Jonny
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