Meet The Locals
Get to know us and our beautiful piece of paradise, The Bay of Islands before you join the cruise.
Friendly and out-going. Nothing is too much trouble
Skipper Timo, aka Team O is always keen for new adventures and fun in life.
Passionate, young-at-heart adventurer
Our Homegrown Talent
Surfing the best breaks in NZ in his spare time
Photographer & Crew
Our undercover Kiwi!
In love with all things KIWI
Bay of Islands
Our local marine playground - come join us.
Snapper | Maori name tāmure
Bottlenose | Maori name - Terehu
Orca | Maori name kākahi / maki
Fantail | Piwakawaka
Fantail | Maori name Piwakawaka
Kereru | Kukupa
New Zealand Pigeon | Maori name Kereru | Kukupa
Gurnard | Maori name - Kumukumu / Pūwhaiau
The story of how The Rock came to be
Flora & Fauna
NZ Christmas Tree
Bay of Islands Activities
Explore the Bay of Islands waters aboard your own kayak
The Rock is proudly committed to the Tiaki Promise
The Gold Seal Approval
Bay of Island Activities
Get a taste of the life in the Bay of Islands by fishing in its waters
"The entire tour from start to finish was incredible. There was a constant stream of activities and you could pick and choose what you wished to do. We shot...
"Anyone considering this, consider no more and just book it! This was one of my first experiences solo travelling up in the north after a tour and as...
"13/10 experience. Highly recommended for all ages and types of travelers. We all had a great time & are planning another trip soon."
"The crew are wonderful and swimming in the fluorescent algae was one of the most surreal and beautiful moments of my life. Highly highly recommended!"
"To start the crew aboard was absolutely fantastic and easy going. Just having them be the leaders of our stay made it very relaxed as if you were traveling...