Dolphin & whale watching in Paihia

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Dolphin & Whale Watching in Paihia

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  • Lorraine
    10 contributions
    Brilliant trip from start to finish. The skipper and crew were welcoming, friendly and brilliant at getting us confidant on the catamaran which enabled us to enjoy the day fully. We watched a pod of dolphins swimming and playing. We couldn't swim with them as they had a baby with its mother, but we watched for the allotted time. The information the crew were able to give us was brilliant. It made the most of the wildlife we encountered during the day. We moored off Motorua Island and were transferred to land by swimming or dinghy. The walk to the top of the Pa gave stunning 360 degree views of the Bay of Islands. Then back for a BBQ'd lunch on board before sailing back to Paihia. Fantastic. When we return to New Zealand we will look forward to sailing with Carino again. Thank you Vanessa and your crew.
    Written 23 April 2019
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  • tudman
    Auckland Central, New Zealand62 contributions
    Early pick up from our resort, by the delightful Roger, our driver for the day. Great driver and incredible knowledge of the Far North. Even as a Kiwi I learned a lot about the area. And the Cape was magical as all of our stops..
    Written 30 March 2022
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  • NapierAro
    napier471 contributions
    We decided to do the trip with Explore it to Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. It was a great choice. The ferry itself was very comfortable and clean with great personable communication from the Master about the history of the islands along with information about the marine life
    We loved our time on the island and coming into the winter season, we were able to walk to bays that we had to ourselves. Reasonable food available from the cafe there, this made a very relaxing day out.
    Written 3 May 2022
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  • Aron Kondasinghe Sudath
    Auckland, New Zealand20 contributions
    Spectacular natural beauty. Simply breathtaking. So much fun to be had. Rent a car from Auckland airport and drive up north.
    Written 19 September 2019
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