An exhilarating, high-speed 1½-hour jetboat trip to the Hole in the Rock.
Fullers Great Sights
The four-hour Dolphin Cruise (adult/child $95/50) departs daily at 9am and 1.30pm, actively seeking out dolphins en route to the Hole in...
Combined reef and wreck trips to either the Canterbury or the Rainbow Warrior .
Design-your-own pizzas plus the added attraction of excellent craft beer on tap from Hamilton's Good George Brewery.
35 Degrees South
Service was a bit disorganised when we visited, but you can't beat the over-the-water location in central Paihia. The menu is at its...
cnr Marsden & Williams Rds, Paihia · interesting places nearby
Explore NZ information
The four-hour Swim with the Dolphins Cruise (adult/child $89/45, additional $15 to swim) departs at 8am and 12.30pm. The four-hour Discover the Bay Cruise (adult/child $99/49) departs at 9am and 1.30pm, heading to the Hole in the Rock and stopping at Urupukapuka Island. There are also combo options available including a bus trip along Ninety Mile Beach.
Another option (December to March only) is a day sail on Lion NZ (adult/child $110/70), the 80ft maxi yacht used by the late Sir Peter Blake in racing around the world and from Sydney to Hobart.