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Albatross V Expeditions

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25 Jan 2018
“Day Full of Everything ”
16 Nov 2017
“Great trip - we got dolphins! ”
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Affordable sightseeing tours and fun-filled adventure voyages in majestic old-world comfort and style, based from historic Russell in the stunning beauty of New Zealand’s renowned Bay of Islands. A scenic paradise full of adventure, exploration and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Russell Wharf, Russell 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Bay of Islands evidently attracts multitudes of tourists, and it is worth a visit. There are various companies that offer cruise visits. The surroundings, the water, and views are lovely and a major attraction is animal life. We saw seals and dolphins.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

So glad I chose this trip. Crew were really friendly and welcoming. We were able to choose our own activities when on the water eg snorkeling, paddle boarding, swimming. There was no rushing us to leave to get back which was really relaxing. Excellent value...More

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Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Hey Jess, Thank you so much for your awesome review, it is great to hear you enjoyed our trip so much.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Awesome boat trip with great hosts. They took us out despite being the only group booked for the early cruise which was amazing that it was just us on the spacious boat! Very relaxed and lots of interesting conversation about the surroundings. We had a...More

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Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Hey, It is awesome when the dolphins come and play in the bow wave and we are glad you enjoyed the trip and would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This half day trip was amazing. We went out to a quiet area in the bay of islands. There, we snorkeled and saw some amazing marine life, including a sting ray and beautiful fish. The guides were very fun and helpful during snorkeling. We spent...More

Thank Ella J
Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hey Ella, It was our pleasure to be able to spend an afternoon in such great company having an awesome time. We hope that your travels from here are just as fun and we look forward to seeing you guys again when you make the...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a beautiful day with Skipper Warren and his first mate Adrian on the Albatross V today. This was a wonderful and FUN day. Amazing dolphins🐬 🐬, limitless activities, snorkeling, paddle boarding, rope swinging and the newest inventive sport, paddle skiing....More

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Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you so much for your great review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time out playing with us.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had a fabulous time on (and off) the Albatross V. One of the things that appeals most about the trip, in hindsight, is that the crew of the boat allowed us to have a say in what we did and where we went. We...More

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Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for such an awesome review and we thank you guys so much for choosing to come out with us.

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We had wanted to book on another cruise after waiting 3 days for inclement weather to pass . We went to the info centre in Russell to book only to be told it had been cancelled . However Angela at the TIC suggested going out...More

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Albatross_V, other at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review! So appreciate the positive feedback and even better knowing we could help make lasting family memories for you guys!

Reviewed 20 December 2017

This expedition was INCREDIBLE! We had such an amazing time exploring the Bay of Islands with the Albatross V. Our group was only 5 people large which made for a less touristy feel. From hiking to snorkeling to jumping off the boat our expectations were...More

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Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

So lovely to hear you had an awesome time on your Island Activity Expedition. Thank you so much for your amazing review we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Our day trip in the Bay of Islands with Albatross was just amazing! The good weather made the day more perfect than it already was. Thanks to the crew for this wonderful boats tour.

Thank KikiL559
Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hey Kiki, Thanks for the great review and it is awesome to hear you enjoyed yourself while out with us.

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Me and my friends had a perfect day on the boat with the crew. We booked the half day expedition trip for four hours and luckily we had the boat on our own. We had the perfect weather for the trip, just sunny and beautiful....More

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Albatross_V, Manager at Albatross V Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hey Lina, Was great to have you guys out with us and glad we could make your trip to the Bay of Islands special. Thank you so much for the awesome review and the photos.

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