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The Rock Adventure Cruise

The Ultimate Bay of Islands Boat Cruise!

The only overnight cruise in the Bay of Islands, offering target shooting, fishing snorkeling, kayaking, island walks and the opportunity to catch or collect seafood.   The Rock is the only houseboat of it's kind in New Zealand and provides a one of a kind opportunity for guests.  We can now accommodate up to 40 guests, offering a range of cruises from the Classic 22 hour Overnight, Bed & Breakfast, Day Cruise and Private Charters.  Only a 3 hour drive from the hustle & bustle of Auckland or a 25 minute drive from Kerikeri airport.  The Bay of Islands is steeped in history and is made up of 144 islands spread wondrously throughout the waters creating a haven for the abundance of marine & bird life that reside. Come aboard The Rock for a truly unique experience - with a homely atmosphere, a warm welcome from our crew and a variety of awesome activities to keep you entertained and immersed in this amazing part of the world.

Departing from Paihia Wharf, this is the best way to spend 22 hours in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

Check out our Cruise Options on The Rock

Overnight Cruise

Adult: NZ $268, Child: NZ $218

Enjoy an adventure-packed overnight cruise with a full day of activities the following day. Cruise length = 22 hours.

B & B Cruise

Adult: NZ $208, Child: NZ $178

Don't have as much time? Enjoy activities, dinner, unique accommodation and breakfast. Cruise length = 16 hours.

Day Cruise

Adult: NZ $128, Child: NZ $98

For the best Bay of Islands Day Cruise. As much fun-filled activity as you can handle in six hours! Cruise length = 6 hours.

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I place I fell in love with NZ. The most amazing thing I did on my month trip to New Zealand.TheJills, USA

Would do it again without a doubt! I did this on Wednesday and had the best time!Beeb93

This was definitely the highlight of my trip in NZ! I absolutely loved the cruise and still talk about it to everyone as the highlight of my trip! So many fun activities! Fishing, night time kayaking, snorkelling and exploring an island plus many more! It was a very unique experience with friendly and passionate crew who instantly shared their passion and love for their time on the cruise! Amazing experience that really brings people together through travel :)Lara M

I went on The Rock with friends from school and we had a great 24 hours! There were tons of fun things to do on the boat from playing pool, fishing, and even night kayaking! The captain and crew were very knowledgeable about the Bay of Islands and very friendly! It felt like I was hanging out with friends instead of the crew. I would 100% recommend this to anyone who wants to see the Bay of Islands. Visited May 2016TSanders904

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