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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 2 days ago

The Rock the Boat crew were friendly and great fun, and ran a jam packed schedule of activities - never a dull moment! I particularly loved the opportunity to swim in the bioluminescence, kayak and paddle board by the islands and watch the sunset and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LandaMW
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely a great way to see the Bay of Islands. Includes all kinds of activities: swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, a little walk, and beach time. The crew is fantastic (travelled with Timo, Jake, Austin, and Celia). They worked to create a fun and memorable experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wagnerwanders
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are a family of 4 - 2 children who are 9 and 10. Stayed in the family cabin. Found this very comfortable. Beds nice and soft! We were running late! Called the 0800 number and spoke to Johnny who told us take our time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mariaharaki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had so so so much fun!! I honestly cannot express how amazing this trip was. The 22hr Rock the Boat tour is something that I will never forget. All of the crew were so kind, patient and willing to help out. Celia the photographer...More

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

Hectic.. thanks a good thing right?? :0) thanks so much for the review we LOVE having the Top Deck out cruising with us. Keep an eye out for Celia's photos and video on our facebook page. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best things I did on my first visit to New Zealand. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and went above and beyond to ensure everyone had a good time. I booked this as as an optional activity in conjunction with a short Top...More

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

Thanks for the awesome review, the crew loved having you guys on board too! Enjoy the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The 22h trip was great, a lot of good activities: simply cruising and enjoying the view, sea kayak during night (magical), fishing, shooting, snorkeling, seeing dolphins, ... a great value bundle. Young and friendly staff.

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

Thanks so much for the review and for choosing to cruise with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently did the overnight cruise with my partner and some friends and had the best time! The staff are amazing and always went the extra mile, the activities were great - especially the night kayaking, and the boat is really cool. This was one...More

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

Look forward to welcoming you back onboard soon! thanks so much for the review, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not tour people, but we were in the Bay of Islands for a short time to celebrate my daughters 20th birthday and this seemed like an efficient way to see the islands in a short time and have accommodation sorted. We are also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yazBoston
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome! thanks for the review, you nailed it! we are not a floating tour bus or a backpackers, we are fun and welcoming, adventurous and a little bit quirky :0) but definitely no cruise is ever the same! Thanks again for cruising with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite things i’ve done in NZ so far, it was so relaxing and yet so much fun! Food was great and staff very helpful. I wasn’t expecting that kind of cruise at all, it was beyond amazing. Also i was impressed how...More

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overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome, glad we exceeded your expectations... looks can be deceptive! Thanks so much for cruising with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really nice day on the Rock! 22 h packed with lots of activities. If its duskfishing, nightkayaking, snorkeling etc. - it was always fun! The whole crew was amazing! Thank you so much 🤗😊

Thank Katharina K
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our absolute pleasure, thanks for cruising with us and we really appreciate you taking the time to review our cruise! 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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Response from 849jonathang | Property representative |
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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