There are a lot of natural wonders to see on these day tours of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. With the Dune Rider Tour, you will take the dune route and drive across fantastic dunes where you will see white and golden sands towering high above you. Drive across the scenic 90-Mile Beach and have a freshly prepared lunch. Afterward, visit Cape Reinga where you will witness the collision of the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. With the Discover The Bay tour, relax inside the dune rider as it makes its way to Otehei Bay Wharf where you will board a cruise and pass by over 144 magnificent islands. Stay alert and have your cameras ready because you might just meet adorable creatures such as dolphins and whales along the road. Enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner or lunch to make these wonderful Bay of Islands tours extra special!

What To Bring:

  • A warm jacket
  • Flat soled shoes
  • Camera
  • Towels
  • Swimwear
  • Hat

Itinerary

  • Dune Rider Tour
  • 07:00-08:00 pick up from your hotel
  • Drive along the 90-Mile Beach
  • See the Te Paki Sand Dunes
  • 12:40 have freshly prepared lunch
  • Travel to Cape Reinga
  • 19:00 return to your hotel, end of tour
  • Discover The Bay
  • 09:00/14:00 pick up at your hotel at your selected time
  • View 144 islands on a ship
  • Go through the Hole in the Rock
  • Hop on the cruise and get to see dolphins, whales, and more
  • Return to your hotel, end of tour
  • Please note: The BBQ buffet will be for lunch or dinner, depending on what time you will choose upon checkout

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-4 can join this activity free of charge
  • Child ticket: Age 5-15
  • Children and infants must be accompanied by a paying adult

Additional Information

What to Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Camera
  • A warm jacket
  • Flat soled shoes
  • Towels
  • Hat
  • Please note: The exact trip time will be confirmed 1 day prior to your trip date and please check your email/message/phone in order to get the newest information. In addition, please make sure your phone is available so that our guide can reach you
  • Please note: For the Dune Rider Tour, participants from Russell must take the 07:00 ferry from Russell to Paihia at their own cost
  • Please note: The Dune Rider Tour operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays only before 1 Oct. Afterward, it operates daily
  • The Discover the Bay Tour operates daily
  • This tour may get canceled due to inclement weather. You will be informed as soon as possible. If this happens, you may reschedule or request for a full refund
  • Please note: The Otehei Bay Wharf will be rebuilt from May-August 2019. During this time, you will be transferred from the boat via a large barge to the beach. This transfer is not wheelchair and stroller-friendly
  • The visit to the Hole in the Rock may be canceled without prior notice due to inclement weather. No refunds will be issued if this happens

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Be at your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your selected pick up time
  • This service is mainly available for Paihia and Kerikeri. If your hotel is not within these locations, the operator will provide you with the nearest pick up location
  • As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of any unforeseen delays along the pick up route
Bay of Islands Dune Rider and Discover the Bay Day Tour

There are a lot of natural wonders to see on these day tours of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. With the Dune Rider Tour, you will take the dune route and drive across fantastic dunes where you will see white and golden sands towering high above you. Drive across the scenic 90-Mile Beach and have a freshly prepared lunch. Afterward, visit Cape Reinga where you will witness the collision of the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. With the Discover The Bay tour, relax inside the dune rider as it makes its way to Otehei Bay Wharf where you will board a cruise and pass by over 144 magnificent islands. Stay alert and have your cameras ready because you might just meet adorable creatures such as dolphins and whales along the road. Enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner or lunch to make these wonderful Bay of Islands tours extra special!

What To Bring:

  • A warm jacket
  • Flat soled shoes
  • Camera
  • Towels
  • Swimwear
  • Hat

Itinerary

  • Dune Rider Tour
  • 07:00-08:00 pick up from your hotel
  • Drive along the 90-Mile Beach
  • See the Te Paki Sand Dunes
  • 12:40 have freshly prepared lunch
  • Travel to Cape Reinga
  • 19:00 return to your hotel, end of tour
  • Discover The Bay
  • 09:00/14:00 pick up at your hotel at your selected time
  • View 144 islands on a ship
  • Go through the Hole in the Rock
  • Hop on the cruise and get to see dolphins, whales, and more
  • Return to your hotel, end of tour
  • Please note: The BBQ buffet will be for lunch or dinner, depending on what time you will choose upon checkout

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-4 can join this activity free of charge
  • Child ticket: Age 5-15
  • Children and infants must be accompanied by a paying adult

Additional Information

What to Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Camera
  • A warm jacket
  • Flat soled shoes
  • Towels
  • Hat
  • Please note: The exact trip time will be confirmed 1 day prior to your trip date and please check your email/message/phone in order to get the newest information. In addition, please make sure your phone is available so that our guide can reach you
  • Please note: For the Dune Rider Tour, participants from Russell must take the 07:00 ferry from Russell to Paihia at their own cost
  • Please note: The Dune Rider Tour operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays only before 1 Oct. Afterward, it operates daily
  • The Discover the Bay Tour operates daily
  • This tour may get canceled due to inclement weather. You will be informed as soon as possible. If this happens, you may reschedule or request for a full refund
  • Please note: The Otehei Bay Wharf will be rebuilt from May-August 2019. During this time, you will be transferred from the boat via a large barge to the beach. This transfer is not wheelchair and stroller-friendly
  • The visit to the Hole in the Rock may be canceled without prior notice due to inclement weather. No refunds will be issued if this happens

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Be at your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your selected pick up time
  • This service is mainly available for Paihia and Kerikeri. If your hotel is not within these locations, the operator will provide you with the nearest pick up location
  • As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of any unforeseen delays along the pick up route

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
  • Please read the terms and conditions below the website before you purchase
  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour

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