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Bay Explorer connects you to the amazing aquatic world. Join us in cruising on our spacious boat with 360 degree outdoor views from the largest open-air wildlife viewing sun deck. Highlights of all our tours include watching seasonal marine wildlife...more
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We booked a half day tour very last minute but it got cancelled so Brandon messaged us way past office hours to ask if we wanted to be upgraded to a full day. We could not be happier : our two guides, Nick and Jack,...More
Went out with my partner for my birthday and had an incredible day! In the morning we rode alongside a huge pod of common dolphin for around 45 minutes, and also saw a hammerhead shark, blue penguin, seal, school of tuna and flying fish. For...More
If you want a very relaxing and an exciting day, then I would recommend going on their "best day ever" cruise. Jack and Nick took our tour, and they make it their goal to make your day as memorable as possible. They're chill and nice...More
I’ve been out on Bay Explorer before and couldn’t not go again! Definitely had a magical day out on the BE. We were fortunate enough to see dolphins, seals and a quick glimpse of a sunfish and all in all a wonderful day out to...More
A Christmas present given to us by our daughter and grandchildren, an experience that was truly awesome. Nick the Captain commanded the ship with great ability twisting and turning to help us experience our sea life encounters. I think we were very lucky as we...More
We went on a half day 6 hour cruise and the trip was epic. Jack and the captain were both amazing with my 3.5 year old son. Dolphins were incredible, so many as far as the eye could see and they surfed with the boat...More
Awesome staff, very friendly and approachable.
We really enjoyed our time and were fortunate enough to see a pod of dolphins swimming with the boat and even an elusive hammerhead shark on the way home.
Awesome time and trip, great work and highly recommend!
From a cloudy start to the day that turned out to be blue skies. To seeing dolphins and their baby, kids excitement, bbq lunch on the boat, kayaking and swimming at Mayor Island. Enjoying the day with family and friends. We could not have asked...More
My family and I did the full day BEST DAY EVER tour with Bay Explorer. The skipper and Jack were super-friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble and they went out of their way to make sure everyone had everything they needed and to...More
Response from TeAwanui | Property representative |
We have some beautiful sunny days in Mid November with the temperature averaging around 20 degrees celcius.
The water is still a bit cooler so recommend bringing a wet suit if you do have access to one.