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The Rock Adventure Cruise

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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...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Marsden Rd | Paihia Wharf Building, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great day it was and that was even before the dolphins came to play ! Pete and his “deckie” OJ picked us up at Paihia and gave us a fantastic little water taxi trip across the bay to meet the RockBoat , giving...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LinMark2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on this cruise a few days ago and it was amazing! We are a young couple in our early 20’s and we joined the boat in the morning while some other people had already stayed the night. The day was really fun and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hartlieh
overnightcruiser, General Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to complete a review of our Day Cruise, still heaps to see and do in just a day! Hope you can join us for an Overnight Cruise next time! Safe Travels

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasant surprise to be aboard The Rock, helmed by Captain Timo and his intrepid crew! Once we boarded, we immediately cracked open a couple beers, whipped out the fishing rods, and partook in a sunset fishing activity under the full moon. That night,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mrsammykline
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the recommendation we aim to surprise and delight our guests! Safe Travels

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really an excellent opportunity to explore the Bay of Islands. We could enjoy this overnight activity with our group. Especially the night kajaking was awesome. The water was really cold but you don‘t feel it because you have so much fun. The crew was amazing....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MonisReisefieber
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome, thanks for the review! Safe Travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The crew made the trip so memorable, and kayaking and swimming in the dark amongst the algae was an incredible experienceMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank francesca132018
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The glowing algae (phosphorescence) in the water at night makes for a special kayak or swim! There are only a few places in the world where you can experience this so we loved to share this with our guests when conditions permit. Thanks for cruising...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First trip in 2008 and I loved it so much I knew I would definitely do it again. The crew is amazing. Nick, Sonja, Sam and Austin made it memorable. Here's hoping Lisa joins the crew.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Relax23151024097
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

A repeat offender :0) Thanks for cruising with us again! We love it when our guests come back and cruise with us it's one of the biggest compliments.Hope it's not another 10 years before you make it out with us again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The crew are wonderful and swimming in the fluorescent algae was one of the most surreal and beautiful moments of my life. Highly highly recommended!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The crew are wonderful and swimming in the fluorescent algae was one of the most surreal and beautiful moments of my life. Highly highly recommended!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank helenCPL
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

The night kayaking and swimming is just amazing at the moment! Hard to describe just needs to be experienced. Thanks for cruising with us.

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

The entire tour from start to finish was incredible. There was a constant stream of activities and you could pick and choose what you wished to do. We shot paintballs, night kayaked, snorkelled, visited a beach, played games, enjoyed delicious food and of course fantastic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 986ilanas
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Awesome, we aim to showcase the best of the bay with a good sprinkle of time to relax and soak up our beautiful surroundings. Thanks for the recommendation!

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

The Bay of Islands is a very beautiful part of NZ. The cruise has a wide range of activities including snorkeling fishing and visiting an island. The highlight is a night kayaking tour. The stars were magnificent and the luminiesent algae in the water was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Surienne V
21 November 2017|
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Response from 849jonathang | 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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EssenceOfThePlace
21 August 2017|
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Response from 849jonathang | Property representative |
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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BreeB139
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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