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The Rock Adventure Cruise

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The Rock Cruises Get on the The Rock NZ boat for the most action-packed Bay of Islands cruise in New Zealand. Come aboard and let the activities begin! an image Activities in the Bay of Islands don't get better than with the Rock Cruises. Our...more
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Marsden Rd | Paihia Wharf Building, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really love the experience on the Rock, I catch my first snapper on the first day!!! The night kayaking was experience was awesome! Two lovely days with an extraordinary crew! Thanks again guys!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Flora8454
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Woo hoo! Plenty of "firsts" happen on The Rock, from catching fish to kakaying with phosphorescence ( glowing algae) to the floating bedroom for the night! So pleased we got to share it with you, thanks again for choosing to cruise with us!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved my night on the Rock, all of the crew made me feel at home and very welcome on the boat. There was a very relaxed atmosphere on the boat. We had plenty to do and see and plenty of swimming and snorkelling time. Highly...More

Thank Trail435083
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sound like you had a great cruise with time to chill out but also enjoy the activities too. Thanks for the recomendation! Safe Travels and hope you can join us again

Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I did the overnight cruise with the lovely team on The Rock as a bit of an initial honeymoon. It was fantastic! The team was friendly and energetic and felt more like fast friends. The scenery was incredible of course, the facilities...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LindsayBinds
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for choosing to Honeymoon with us! So glad to hear our Overnight Cruise did not disappoint, hopefully you can join us again for a Wedding Anniversary cruise in the future :0)

Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was very personable and it was a very genuine experience. I would definitely go back again if I could!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brianna S
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Brianna, hopefully your travels will bring back this way again one day! we will look forward to welcoming you back on board. Safe Travels.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely recommendable! Everyone should give themselves a chance to go on the overnight cruise ☀️ Lovely crew who made you feel at home on the Rock and wonderful experiences in the bay. Saying good night to the Milky Way and all it’s stars and waking...More

Thank T6114GVannaf
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

High praise indeed, thanks so much! There is something quite awe-inspiring about a starlit night on the water isn't there, you can beat a floating bedroom for the night! Thanks again for the review, safe travels

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with this crew!! They were all so nice we had so much fun! Loved the activities proposed as well. Thank you for this rich adventure!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank phamthb0
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

A big thank you from your fun loving crew! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your adventure with us in The Bay of Islands.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 years ago (at the age of 11) I were with my family on The Rock and I remember that it was absolutely amazing ! Therefore I went back with my two friends and we had the time of our lifes ! Very sweet and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MieBruun
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted to hear it was as good as you remembered!!! Thanks so much for spreading the word it means the world to us, I guess it proves the trip definitely perfect for all ages! Safe Travels

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rock was the best NZ experience - definitely worth the price! The day cruise includes the most amazing snorkelling, kayaking, chilling on the beach, paddle boarding and a great lunch (plus eating seafood straight out of the ocean). Perfect for any age too. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alleys77
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review of our Day Cruise, we really appreciate it! We are well known for our Overnight Cruise but we reckon we can offer a pretty sweet experience in just a day too! Thanks again for cruising with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Teenagers get bored easily but they didn’t have time to on this trip. Nico and his able crew catered for a group of 42 14-18 yr olds with ease and made each one of them feel special. All had a blast and there was the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked this overnight cruise. I was a little nervous about being on a boat overnight with 3 kids (aged 9,9 and 11) We were really fortunate as the weather was sensational. There were about 15 people on our cruise. All seemed nice, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank calsky
849jonathang, General Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so pleased you and your family had a great time cruising with us! Maybe you'll all just have to come back and join us again sometime. The crew loved getting to know you as well. Safe travels.

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Surienne V
21 November 2017|
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Response from 849jonathang | Property representative |
Hi Surienne, i hope one of my colleagues already answered your question but if not - it is perfect, we regularly have families aboard with all ages, our daughter has been joining the cruises since a few months old, but since... More
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EssenceOfThePlace
21 August 2017|
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Response from 849jonathang | Property representative |
Hi Pete, All activities and meals are included, as is accommodation on the overnight options. Tea, coffee and water are included free of charge, additional soft drinks or drinks from the bar are extra. Thanks, Jonny
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BreeB139
4 August 2017|
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Hi Bree, currently $248 per person with private cabins options a little more. Our website has full pricing and live availability. Cheers, Jonny
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