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Little Barrier Experience

Little Barrier Experience

Explore the coastline of this jurasic island sanctuary, home to many endangered species and considered New Zealand's most intact eco-system! We provide a 4.5-hr winter sightseeing cruise, and our 6-hr summer adventure including snorkeling!

Departing from Sandspit marina, just 50 minutes north of Auckland city, Little Barrier Island is a remote and untouched wildlife sanctuary. 

Explore the island's dramatic coastline of rugged cliffs, caves and dense rain forest. Listen to the birdsong, admire the crystal clear water, & enjoy a fascinating commentary on the island's history, ecology & conservation.

In summer, you can then jump in the water for an afternoon of snorkeling, kayaking & paddle boarding, with all activity equipment supplied FREE, including wetsuits.

A nutritious homemade lunch is provided as well as complimentary tea & coffee.

Our trips have a maximum of 12 passengers, so you will be guaranteed a personal and friendly experience.

Great opportunities for wildlife viewing, including seabirds, penguins, dolphins, whales & seals!

This is an island adventure you wont forget!

  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
From NZD NZ$65.00

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Full Day Island Explorer

Full Day Island Explorer

Enjoy an action-packed day out on the water, exploring some of the most remote and pristine islands of the outer Hauraki Gulf. This 8-9 hour cruise includes some of the best snorkeling in the world, plus kayaking, paddle boarding and lunch!

Your Full Day Island Explorer cruise will take you to either: Great Barrier Island, the Mokohinau Island group, or the Hen & Chicken Islands. 

Your experienced and friendly skipper & guide will choose the best location for the day, depending on prevailing weather conditions and where possible will give passengers a choice before we depart for the day!

Each island destination is very unique, with incredible scenery, clear water and amazing marine life. There are great chances to view dolphins, and occasionally whales and seals!

The adventure starts as soon as we leave the marina, travelling out of Kawau Bay then into open water where you can admire the view and spot penguins and seabirds from the fantastic roof top viewing deck. Travel time to each destination is 2 hours, aboard our comfortable & spacious launch 'kokomo'. 

Once we arrive at our island paradise, we have plenty of time for snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, sightseeing, and a relaxing homemade lunch... all complimentary as part of the trip.

This is an unforgettable adventure in some of the most beautiful and remote locations in the world!

  • Duration : 9 Hours (approx.)
From NZD NZ$99.00

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Coastal Cruise

Coastal Cruise

This 3-Hour Coastal cruise around the picturesque Matakana Coast is the perfect family group tour, corporate function, or Hen's Party. Catering available at additional cost. Swim, kayak, snorkel or relax. Available for Private Charter only

This cruise is available for Private Charter only. This gives you the freedom and privacy of the entire boat to yourselves, to relax, party, socialize, or swim, snorkel or kayak in the waters around the beautiful Matakana Coast.

We cater to all groups, from families, corporate or team building events, Hen's Parties and more. We can take a maximum of passengers. Personalized catering is available at an additional cost, or BYO. Additional hours can be added on for $150/hour.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From NZD NZ$600.00

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Overnight Boat Charter

Overnight Boat Charter

We offer overnight / multiple day trips to some of the most beautiful locations in New Zealand. Our 11m launch can accommodate up to 6 guests plus skipper in our open-plan sleeping cabin, with cooking facilities, bbq, & large cockpit.

The perfect family adventure or weekend away with friends! Our boat is newly refurbished, and comfortably sleeps 6 passengers plus skipper.

Overnight trips are for any 24-hour period. You can select your preferred departure time, and choose where you would like to go. We have no limit on the number of days or nights you would like to select and we can travel all around the eastern coast of the North Island. 

Explore the many sheltered bays and small islands around Great Barrier, adventure out to the remote and stunningly beautiful Mokohinaus islands or the Hen & Chicken Islands. All these destinations offer safe anchorages, crystal clear water and awesome diving and snorkeling.

We have snorkeling gear, wetsuits, kayaks and paddle boards which are completely FREE to use. 

We can also cater for you if you would rather not organize your own food, and can supply all bedding. Or you are most welcome to bring your own food and supplies.

The boat comes with a professional qualified & friendly skipper who will ensure you have an awesome adventure!

  • Duration : 24 Hours (approx.)
NZD NZ$2,000.00

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Little Barrier Experience - Winter Sightseeing

Little Barrier Experience - Winter Sightseeing

Take an adventurous winter boat cruise to the remote prehistoric island of Little Barrier. Experience amazing scenery & wildlife, and feel the incredible spirituality of this truely unique nature reserve!

Experience the inspiring beauty of Hauturu Little Barrier Island on our 4.5-hour winter adventure boat cruise departing from Sandspit, just 50 minutes north of Auckland city.

Little Barrier Island (Te Hauturu o toi) is New Zealand’s first ever nature reserve, a prehistoric island, considered New Zealand’s most intact eco-system!

Stunning cliffs, caves, dense native bush filled with bird song, clear water and great wildlife viewing opportunities!  

We provide a fascinating commentary on the island's geology and history, along with a nutritious homemade lunch.

  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From NZD NZ$125.00

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