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Bay of Islands Sailing/Gungha II

Rd 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Sail away...Unforgettable impressions

Great chance to see part of Bay of Islands from another perspective for competitive price. With... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Tomasz C
,
Olsztyn, Poland
It was a great day on Gungha II

Our day of sailing was as good as I could imagine it could get. Captain Mike and his crew, Melissa... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Jasper1800
,
Morgan Hill, California
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“captain mike” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
“island stop” (7 reviews)
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Rd 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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"highly recommend this trip"
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"lay in the sun"
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"new zealand"
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"pod of dolphins"
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"great trip"
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Great chance to see part of Bay of Islands from another perspective for competitive price. With captain Mike and Melissa (and Gungha II- of course ;-))-You can do that!! Wonderful landscapes...and If you're lucky-could see some marine life-LIVE!! Bay of Islands it's a unique place,saturated...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our day of sailing was as good as I could imagine it could get. Captain Mike and his crew, Melissa, were super, with Mike having lots of sailing stories to keep us entertained when we were not looking at the scenery. The Bay of Islands...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

In a small group of about 12 (compared to the 100's on the other boats) we all had a really fun time with Mike and Melissa. Mike is an excellent captain with a lifetime of training and experience, and his crew Melissa is also experienced....More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful day on the Gungha II. I don’t usually review but if I’d gone by TripAdvisor rating alone, I would have missed out on this opportunity. If your goal is to have a relaxing day of sailing (versus just being on a boat),...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Mike and Melissa were the ultimate hosts on this amazing sailing yacht. You always felt safe and catered after. Mike kept his eye on the wildlife and was able to get us right beside a wonderful school of dolphins, with a baby beside them. It...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

As an adventure tour operator, I always seek the best product for my customers. Our annual day-sail with Mike on Gungha II is a huge highlight of our NZ trip. He offers a grand experience whether there is a light breeze or plenty of wind....More

Thank hikenomore
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The other reviews give plenty of details, so I will just say that the personal service and knowledge, instructions, meal and sea tales made this a great day. I was grateful to not have been in one of the mega boats pouring hordes of tourists...More

Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This was a super day pit on a large boat that wad not crowded even with 16 on board. It did exactly what it said on the brochure. Mike the skipper is very experienced and Melissa his crew looked after us all day. A big...More

Thank Margstr
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The Gunga II is a 65ft sailing boat offering day trips in the Bay of Islands. We enjoyed a pleasant days sailing with an island stop and a chance to snorkel, swim and explore the island. Lunch was snacky but good and the crew were...More

Thank Bernard R
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We absolutely lovely our day on gungha. The crew were super friendly, helpful and knowledgable. Lunch was great and the views are simply spectacular. Would 100% recommend.

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Mike F
3 November 2017|
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There were several people on the boat who were traveling alone. The number of people on the boat allowed my wife and I to meet and talk with everyone else.
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