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Hole in the Rock Cruise
Hole in the Rock Cruise4 hour cruise to 'Hole in the Rock' including dolphin viewing.

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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins, Fullers GratSights, Bay of Islands, New Zealand4 hour cruise seeks out the many playful wild dolphins in the Bay.

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Cape Reinga Tour
Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour, Fullers GratSights, Bay of Islands, New ZealandFull day scenic coach tour to the tip of NZ via 90 mile beach.

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Marine Information - Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Sailing in the Bay of IslandsThe New Zealand coast is one of the most famous of all fishing waters. The best anglers from all over the world come here to set new fishing records. The area is now famous as the "An Angler's El dorado" after Zane Grey's book "Tales of the Angler's El dorado, New Zealand". In their thousands billfish swarm along this coast each year from late December until June.

Each year, like a flock of returning birds over four hundred international cruising yacht sail into the Bay of Islands between October and December. These web pages are designed to inform cruising yachting person and sport fishing persons on what they will find in the Bay of Islands. The information is tailored to the specific needs of the adventurous Blue Water Sailors and sport fishing persons.

We wish you all fair winds for your blue water crossing to visit our country and look forward to welcoming you on arrival.

Cruising Information Map of the Bay
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Cruise and fish the Bay of Islands to find

  • Clean air
  • Clean water
  • Kai Moana (sea food)
  • A different anchorage every night
  • A sheltered bay in any wind direction 
  • Island reserves for recreation
  • Country pace of life
  • Wide open spaces
  • Four townships each with a Yacht Club accessible from the water
  • All the services you require
  • Awesome sightseeing

that you may never want to leave...



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