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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

We went on the 'Hole in the Rock' cruise with Fuller's Great Sights, teaming this cruise with an all-day coach trip from Paihia to Cape Reinga and we heartily recommend them both. The boat cruise went from Paihia to Russell and then out to the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nic, Sam, and Austin were a wonderful crew! Really enjoyed the activities, food, and of course the unbeatable scenery.

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overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The scenery is pretty breathtaking that's for sure and waking up on the water is something really special! Thanks so much for cruising with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time on the cruise! There were a group of 20 of us and everything was so much fun. From night kayaking to fishing, to the games on board, it was a fantastic time. The staff were so helpful and really care...More

Thank Weber769
overnightcruiser, Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome! thanks for the review, we loved having you guys on board! Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the intention is spot on, they miss the mark. The activities are far too kitschy, the food is gross, and nearly all of the activities could be done from the shore. It feels like you are on the boat for the sake of being...More

Thank Amy_G_NYC_123
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to complete a review, we are really disappointed to hear we didn't manage to deliver the experience you were expecting. The crew work hard to ensure our guests enjoy their time with us so were surprise to learn of your...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I done the 22 hour overnight stay as an activity through my New Zealand Topdeck Tour. I can't recommend it enough! I boarded with 20 people I didnt know and 22 hours later I disembarked with 20 new friends! The crew strive to remember your...More

Thank Lm4ellendegeneres
overnightcruiser, Front Office Manager at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review, we are stoked to hear you enjoyed the cruise! The crew sure do work hard and they love to hear your feedback. Happy Travels!

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Having already been to the bay of island I was so happy that i chose to return and join the rock adventure boat!! Had an amazing experience with the guys on the boat and had so much fun! the food was amazing, the experiences were...More

Thank Christina M
Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Christina, thank you very much for your review. We are stoked to hear you had a great experience with us on The Rock! We love that you'd cruise with us again and we look forward to that very much. Safe travels

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve just completed the Rock cruise. Great attraction. Staff were very helpful and friendly and professional. Cruise went really well -good food, good company, good sights. Bed was comfy. All in all a great time, except the water was cold (but what do you expect...More

Thank Stephen L
Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Stephen Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Awesome to hear that you had a great time and enjoyed yourself! Safe travels

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The crew has been so welcoming and nice and we enjoyed all activities, feeling at home and getting to experience all the best Bay of Islands has to offer! It's quite an unique experience to do if you are in the region. We even got...More

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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Clemgyrl, thanks for the review and stoked to hear you had a blast! What a shame you didn't get to see the bioluminescence but how awesome that you got to see a seal and dolphins. You'll have to come back again one day! Safe...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Beautiful landscape, a cool place to stay and a very very friendly and helpful stuff! I really enjoyed staying at the Rock.

Thank traveljulchen1981
Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for the great review, stoked to hear you had a great time! Safe travels

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I did this as part of a G adventures tour this week and it was such fun! The team were so great hosting a fantastic day of activities from night kayaking, snorkelling, fishing, hikes to a beautiful viewpoint and games on the boat. It was...More

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Jonathan G, Owner at The Rock Adventure Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Josephine, thank you so much for the awesome review! I'll be sure to tell the crew of your lovely words. Don't forget if you're ever in the Bay again we'd love to have you back! Safe travels

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Surienne V
21 November 2017|
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Response from Jonathan G | 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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Pete J
21 August 2017|
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Response from Jonathan G | 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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