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Cruise Ship Excursion Option - 5 Hour Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Day Tour

Cruise Ship Excursion Option - 5 Hour Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Day Tour

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When your cruise ship arrives in the Bay of Islands, escape the crowds with a small-group half-day tour to two gorgeous islands. Go snorkeling at pristine island reefs, try stand-up paddle boarding, take a short hike to viewpoints, and look for New Zealand wildlife. You’ll ride on a small motorboat that can access places that large ships cannot go, and hear live commentary from your guide about the region.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.63
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$80.63

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Visit the home of Bilbo Baggins on a small-group shore excursion to Hobbiton, a New Zealand farm-turned-filming site for ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogies. While your cruise ship is docked in Auckland, embark on a Hobbiton Movie Set tour of the Mill, the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. Crouch next to hobbit holes and enjoy lunch at the Green Dragon Inn on this must-do tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$221.53
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$221.53
Taking safety measures

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

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Join a Bay of Islands sightseeing tour from the Waitangi Port. See some of the best locations that this region has to offer while your ship is berthed in the harbour, including a guided tour of Kawiti Glowworm Caves, a stop at the picturesque Kerikeri, with tastings at Makana Confections, and a visit to the beautiful Haruru Falls and lookout point over Waitangi and the Bay of Islands.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.49
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$121.49

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Bike Hire

Bike Hire

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The Hauraki Rail Trail is one of the easiest and most satisfying trails in the North Island. Its predominantly wide, flat and smooth terrain makes it suitable for everything from children’s bikes and uprights, to Touring bikes, Mountain bikes and e-bikes. Hauraki Bike Hire offer a premium service for Bike Hire and support with transport from our convenient rental location at the Paeroa Information Hub. The wide range of cycles for hire come in various sizes with something to suit everyone. All bikes are thoroughly maintained ensuring a smooth ride when you hire from us. Paeroa is centrally located for your Hauraki Rail Trail adventures, just minutes from beautiful bush, river walks and the spectacular Karangahake Gorge. Offering art galleries, antique shops, golf, river cruises, trout fishing, delicious eateries and accommodation, you’ll want to linger longer. Come and see us, and we’ll promise the adventure of a lifetime.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.45
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$46.45

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Cultural Maori War Canoe Guided Tour

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Cultural Maori War Canoe Guided Tour

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Swap your cruise ship for a traditional Maori war canoe on this interactive shore excursion from Paihia. The history and ecology of the Bay of Islands is best understood with a local, and you’ll paddle with a Ngapuhi guide who shares Maori traditions via the age-old art of storytelling. Learn ceremonial chants and visit a ‘marae’ (meeting ground) plus receive an all-inclusive day pass to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.62
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$103.62
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Napier Highlights by Open Top Vintage Car

Napier Highlights by Open Top Vintage Car

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Our entry level bespoke tour, your chauffeur will show you the beauty of Napier's Art Deco buildings and then you have the option of visiting a local winery, sampling some local chocolate or take the chance to see the Hooters Showroom, a must-see for all vintage car lovers. You can let us know your preference in advance otherwise your chauffeur will discuss the options to see what you fancy on the day. Please note that this tour does not include wine tasting fees which will need to be paid directly to the winery on the day. On busy cruise ship days as many as half of the Hooters vintage vehicles will be out on tour so there will be a few empty spaces in the showroom, but still plenty of automobilia to see and stories to hear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.59
Price varies by group size
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$146.59
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Vintage Car Tour with Food Platter Up To 4 Passengers

Half-Day Vintage Car Tour with Food Platter Up To 4 Passengers

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Instead of crowding into a tour bus, explore the Hawke’s Bay in a perfectly-preserved 1930s vintage car on this stylish half-day tour of the region. Choose between one of three tours – sample what’s unique local wines with a Winery Tour; see Napier’s art deco landmarks on the Scenic Tour; or visit popular attractions on the Best of the Bay Tour. Choose your destinations or avoid the stress of choosing: your guide can put together the perfect day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$607.43
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$607.43
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60-Minute Napier Deco City Tour by Vintage Car

60-Minute Napier Deco City Tour by Vintage Car

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An enjoyable light-hearted introduction to Art Deco Napier. This one hour tour is a great chance to experience the splendour of travelling in a beautifully restored vintage car. Sit back and imagine you are being driven through Napier in its heyday of the 1930's, with it's immaculately maintained buildings and your chauffeur dressed in their Art Deco finery. Learn about Napier's remarkable history of devastation and rebirth; the earthquake that shaped the city we live in today and the stories of the people who make it such an interesting little city to visit. Our guides are passionate about what they do and have free rein to design their own tours so that you get the very best of them. There is also limited flexibility, meaning that if you wish to visit a certain area or wish to stop somewhere to take photos then you simply ask your chauffeur. The time is yours, and should you wish to extend then that can usually be arranged.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.30
Price varies by group size
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$73.30
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Bespoke Vintage Car Tour inc Lunch with Vehicle options

Full-Day Bespoke Vintage Car Tour inc Lunch with Vehicle options

Your personal Chauffeur will collect you in your choice of the fleet and guide you to a selection of the Bay's finest destinations and all designed to entice your palate. An exquisite lunch en route is included. We design your bespoke itinerary through the booking process to ensure that your trip is simply unforgettable!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$586.36
Price varies by group size
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$586.36
Price varies by group size

Private Tour to Rotorua or Hobbiton(Max 11 Passengers)

Private Tour to Rotorua or Hobbiton(Max 11 Passengers)

our tour guide has 10 years experience and you will travel in a luxury vehicle. your tour will also be much more enjoyable as it is a private tour this will result in you getting more time for sightseeing. we can guide and recommend you various Tourist Destinations and help you to choose the places of your interest and take you over there,
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$809.91
per group
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$809.91
per group

Hobbiton Tour ( Max 11 Passengers)

Hobbiton Tour ( Max 11 Passengers)

our tour guides are multi lingual and have 10 years experience and we provide services so that our customers feel comfortable and enjoy their trip,our vehicles are fully air-condition with Luxury seats.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.27
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$128.27

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Explorer - Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Explorer - Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Discover the Remutaka area’s rich rail history and natural beauty on an easy, all-inclusive, 6 hour mountain biking day trip. The flagship of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, this trail is suitable for riders of all levels. Cycle through native, bird-filled forest, over bridges and through tunnels while enjoying views of the natural landscape and the old railway system. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at the Summit and embark on a fun (but easily controllable) descent to Cross Creek in the Wairarapa, home to some of New Zealand’s most scenic farmland.  You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your cruise ship, comfort mountain bikes / eBikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride! Distance 18/25km, riding time 3-4 hours, total duration 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.63
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$128.63

Remutaka Rail Trail & Martinborough Vineyard Explorer Cycle Tour

Remutaka Rail Trail & Martinborough Vineyard Explorer Cycle Tour

With spectacular countryside to explore and fertile vineyards thriving in the warm New Zealand sunshine, Martinborough is a region best explored on two wheels. On this adventurous bicycle tour, pedal through the Remutaka Ranges’ native bushland and enjoy uninterrupted views over the rugged scenery. Freewheel downhill to Cross Creek, before shuttling onward to Martinborough to sample delicious locally made wines in the region’s wineries.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.35
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$139.35

Wild Coast Challenge Remutaka Cycle Tour

Wild Coast Challenge Remutaka Cycle Tour

Ride the ruggedly beautiful Wild Coast track and on to Days Bay. You'll take in rugged and remote coastline with seal colonies, lighthouses and lakes, and eventually Eastbourne's beautiful bays and cafes. 39km of moderate/challenging riding.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.07
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$150.07

Remutaka Highlights Package Cycle Tour

Remutaka Highlights Package Cycle Tour

Experience the highlights of The Remutaka Cycle Trail! Discover the Remutaka Incline's native bush and rail history, then explore the Wild Coast in all it's rugged beauty. 35km of moderate to challenging riding, across an all-inclusive 9-hour trip. Cycle through native, bird-filled forest, over bridges and through tunnels while enjoying views of the natural landscape and the old railway system. Reach Summit then embark on a fun descent to Cross Creek in the Wairarapa, before being shuttled through some of NZ's most scenic farmland to the coast for your afternoon ride around the coast to Orongorongo. We've seen orca, dolphins and seals in this area, and the landscapes are rugged but stunning. You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your accommodation, bikes / eBikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$171.51
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$171.51

Remutaka Rail Trail Reversi Cycle Tour

Remutaka Rail Trail Reversi Cycle Tour

Discover the Remutaka Ranges' rich rail history & natural beauty, the meandering Hutt River trail, and the beautiful Eastern Bays. Taking in some of the best parts of the the Remutaka Cycle Trail, this is a challenging ride with a steep uphill climb to begin with. 65km of moderate riding.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.05
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$100.05

Remutaka Rail Trail Explorer Cycle Tour

Remutaka Rail Trail Explorer Cycle Tour

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Beginner and advanced cyclists alike will enjoy this fun cycling tour through the Remutaka Ranges, on the Remutaka Cycle Trail. The easy-to-moderate trail is suitable for most riders who are up for an adventure, and the standard 11 mile (18 kilometer) route can be lengthened or shortened to suit your needs. Enjoy the forested scenery that you’ll ride through, and learn more about the history of this area from your local guides.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.05
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$100.05

From Source to Sea Remutaka Cycle Tour

From Source to Sea Remutaka Cycle Tour

We will pick you up with a 9am shuttle from your accommodation in Wellington and travel up to either Kaitoke or Maymorn (for a shorter ride). Follow the meandering Hutt River downhill from its source to its end at Seaview, then ride around the coastline to the beautiful Days Bay. You can either drop your bikes off at The Boatshed and go for a paddle on a kayak or SUP, jump on the ferry back to Wellington, or take your 5.30pm shuttle back to your doorstep. 39/46km of moderate riding, suitable for riders with reasonable levels of fitness.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.05
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$100.05

Mauao Cultural Walk

Mauao Cultural Walk

At the heart of the beachside Mt Maunganui community is Mauao, an extinct volcano who has captured public imagination since the very first Māori waka entered the Tauranga Habour. Join your guide for a guided hikoi (a walk) up or around the mountain. Take in the breathtaking view along the Bay of Plenty coastline and gain a unique view into the significance of this mountain to the local Māori.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.91
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$57.91

Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

This full-day Bay of Islands tour with wine tasting is designed for cruise ship passengers who want to make the most of a short stay in the area. You’ll travel with a private guide, so you have the freedom to adjust the itinerary, go at your own pace, and ask questions. Visit several must-see sights around the Bay and some of New Zealand’s best vineyards at Kerikeri, all on an easy day trip.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$227.21
Price varies by group size
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$227.21
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island, and this private 6-hour tour from Paihia combines all its highlights with wine tasting in the Kerikeri wine region. Along the way, discover New Zealand’s colonial history at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, marvel at natural wonders such as Haruru Falls and Wharepuke Falls, and immerse yourself in Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.21
Price varies by group size
From
$227.21
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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This full-day Bay of Islands tour has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers, so you can get the most out of your short time in the area. You can choose to see natural spots like waterfalls and glowworm caves, or sites of historical importance, like the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. The choice is yours, as this is a private tour just for you and your party.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$227.21
Price varies by group size
From
$227.21
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited destinations of New Zealand’s North Island, but it has the traffic to match. Escape the crowds on this private 6-hour tour and enjoy a personalized itinerary, taking in attractions such as Wharepuke Falls, Rewa’s Village, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and Rainbow Falls.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$227.21
Price varies by group size
From
$227.21
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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Enjoy a private half-day sightseeing tour of the Bay of Islands region led by a knowledgeable guide. Personalize the itinerary with options including historical sites like the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, The Stone Store and Kemp House in Kerikeri, and Russell — where Europeans first settled in New Zealand. See St Paul's Anglican Church in Paihia, learn about Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village, and admire natural attractions including marine wildlife, Haruru Falls and Rainbow Falls. Or check out wineries and gourmet shops with handmade treats, fine wine and fresh seafood.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.91
Price varies by group size
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$175.91
Price varies by group size
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