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The Rock Classic Overnight Adventure Cruise

2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 497

The Rock Classic Overnight Cruise is a tour of the Bay of Islands with loads of fun activities like target shooting, dusk fishing, night kayaking, snorkeling, island exploring, informative chats with a knowledgeable crew and more. Accommodation is in shared dorms or private cabins - all with shared bathroom facilities, all activities, BBQ buffet dinner, breakfast and a packed lunch is included.

This overnight trip into the Bay of Islands is packed with activities to make your New Zealand vacation more memorable. Try your hand at target shooting or fish in a sheltered bay. Feast on delicious fresh fish cooked on the barbecue, before embarking on a night kayaking adventure under the stars.


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2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 497

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Day 1

Depart Paihia

Depart from Paihia at 5pm, grab a drink and enjoy a 2-3 hourr cruise out to the islands. Give the target shooting a go as you cruise. Once on anchor in a sheltered bay there is time for a spot of dusk fishing. A healthy snapper baked on the barbecue is a welcome addition to an already delicious buffet dinner (subject to guest's fishing ability, of course!).

Later you can choose to go night kayaking to marvel in the phosphorescence (some call it "fairy dust") and lie back for a star-gazing session - your guide will point out the major constellations, planets and galaxies. If you're still up for action, you can jump in the sea for a night swim before settling in for a drink by the fire.

Meal Plan Dinner
Duration1 Night
Day 2

Arrive Paihia

Arrive Paihia. Sunrise at sea is spectacular -- you can watch it from your bed if you're not an early bird. The breakfast bell goes at 8am. Enjoy a traditional kiwi breakfast and then haul anchor and get underway for an exploration of the islands. If you're up early enough, you might even get a chance for a quick wake-up swim with the crew.

Enjoy Kayaking, snorkeling, gathering fresh sea food, exploring WWII remains, trekking across islands enjoying stunning vantage points and visiting ancient Maori fortifications. If conditions allow, we'll gather mussels from the kelp-covered outer reefs to enjoy on the way home (along with the unique experience of eating sea urchins raw if you're brave enough). You will have time to enjoy the remote beaches - perfect for a game of beach cricket or volley ball and a packed lunch is supplied.

On the homeward cruise, we'll enjoy those mussels, freshly steamed, and watch out for the abundant marine and bird life...hopefully we'll even see dolphins! Arrive back at Paihia wharf at approximately 3pm.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

Other Information




  • Breakfast and Dinner as shown on the itinerary
  • Classic option also includes a packed lunch
  • 1 night accommodation with Shared Bathroom Facilities
  • Activities as indicated in the itinerary


  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

28 Sep 2022
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