BAY OF ISLANDS SAILING/GUNGHA II
DAY SAILING TOUR
Awesome Bay of Islands Day Sailing Adventure on our 65 foot ocean going yacht GUNGHA II. Experience awesome sailing and the fantastic Bay of Islands all in one super day. Our sailing tour is exciting, funny and informal. We provide tasty morning snacks, heaps of sailing, a unique island stopover, masks & snorkels, hot outside showers and our yummy fresh sandwich lunch. Marine life including penguins, seabirds and others are often plentiful and frequently sighted in playful groups. Our friendly crew will help you sail the boat or you can simply relax and enjoy. We depart from Paihia daily at 10:00 am (Russell transfers included). Return around 4:00 pm. The cost per Adult is $140 ... all activities and yummy fresh lunch included!
GUNGHA II is the largest and most widely travelled ocean sailing yacht in the Bay of Islands! Our crew have sailed and lived aboard throughout the Pacific and beyond. Our winter schedule often includes Tonga, Fiji and New Caledonia. If you are keen to talk about or learn something of the ocean voyaging life we have plenty of stories to tell. There is no better place to start or nourish those dreams than in the Bay of Islands!
Tour Details & Description
Awesome Bay of Islands day sailing adventure on our 65 foot ocean going yacht GUNGHA II. Experience awesome sailing and the fantastic Bay of Islands all in one super day. Our sailing tour is exciting, funny and informal. We provide tasty morning snacks, heaps of sailing, a unique island stopover, snorkel gear, hot outside showers and our yummy fresh sandwich lunch. Marine life including penguins, seabirds and others are often plentiful and frequently sighted in playful groups. Our friendly crew will help you sail the boat or you can simply relax and enjoy. We depart from Paihia daily at 10:00 am (Russell transfers included). Return around 4:00 pm. The cost per Adult is $140 ... all activities and yummy fresh lunch included!
Your day includes
???Heaps of fantastic sailing on our 65 foot ocean going yacht.
???Plenty of sheltered seating, changing rooms and clean toilets.
???Snorkel gear (masks & snorkels) and hot outside showers.
???Several tasty snacks, and our yummy fresh sandwich lunch included.
(vegetarian, gluten-free & vegan options available)
???All trips are smoking/vaping and alcohol free. Please bring sunscreen and your own towel! Please do not bring chilly bins, diving or fishing gear. We will be sailing! Passengers are required to sail barefoot.
???Departures are subject to minimum.. numbers, demand & weather conditions.
Please reconfirm your booking 24 hours prior to sailing.
Departure time & location
Paihia: 10:00 am (Russell transfers included)
Return time & location
Paihia: around 4:00 pm
Duration: approx 6 hours
We confirm that all of our safety systems and equipment are current and
authorized by Maritime New Zealand. Our captain and crew are friendly,
helpful and fully qualified.
Our safety briefing is required listening for all passengers. We will brief you
generally as a group before sailing. Throughout the day passengers are
encouraged to ask any questions or articulate any concerns as the yacht tour
can be exciting!
Booking and Payment Policy
???Enquiries can be made directly to Mike at freecall 0800 478900 or
???+64 274 770 354 or by email to email@example.com
???Bookings can be made directly by way of freephone or internet or through local accommodation providers and the Visitor Information Network
???Credit card details are required to secure the booking. It is recommended that you provide contact details at the time of booking.
???BAY OF ISLANDS SAILING/GUNGHA II reserves the right to alter prices, cancel any departures and vary itineraries in the interest of passenger safety and comfort. All departures are subject to demand, sea and weather conditions. To the extent permitted by law, all our liability for damages to your tour, disruptions to travel plans or mental injury
Map & Directions
Marsden Road Paihia, New Zealand, Kerikeri 0294
We board our travellers on the Paihia Wharf at 09:45. If travelling from Russell please ring and we will organize a no-charge ferry transfer each way.......you can ring Mike direct at 0800 478900 or text 0274 770 354
Minimum numbers apply. Please try to confirm your booking 24 hours prior to departure. Please make sure we have your correct contact details when making your booking.
All departures are subject to demand, sea and weather conditions. If a tour is cancelled by the operator you will be offered a full refund or a go-again voucher.
If you cancel your booking or fail to arrive for a scheduled departure you may receive no refund. Individual bookings may be refunded if we are notified within 48 hours of departure. Group booking (4 or more passengers) may be refunded if we are notified within 72 hours of departure. Private charter bookings may be refunded if we are notified withing 1 month of departure.
All day sailing tours are smoking/vaping and alcohol free. BYO alcohol in limited amount may be allowed on private charter when agreed with the Captain. Passengers will be required to sail barefoot.
Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen and a towel. Please do not bring chilly bins, diving or fishing gear. We will be sailing!
We do not target or swim with dolphins. Our encounters occur naturally and are often brief. Marine mammals protection regulations are strictly observed.
We will be visiting a wildlife sanctuary and must do all we can to protect this fragile environment. You will be required to leave rucksacks and other gear aboard unless previously agreed. Many guests will swim to the beach and our crew will follow with the island necessities (hats, shirts and sunnies).
Snorkelling is available to those who are competent swimmers. You may be asked to declare your ability. Snorkelling is supervised but not guided. If your ability is in doubt you may be required to forego snorkelling or to try it at the beach (where you can stand up!) with a competent person alongside.
DEPARTURE & PRICES
Day sailing tours depart the Paihia Wharf at 10:00 and return around 16:00. Please arrive for boarding no later than 09:45. Passengers travelling from Russell will receive a no-charge ferry transfer. Please ring us the day before to confirm your Russell transfer. The full fare for Adult is $140NZD and for a Child (aged 2 thru 12) is $90NZD. Infants under 2 can travel at no charge but the availability for infant space must be confirmed with the Captain 24 hours prior to sailing. If sailing conditions are fresh the Captain may determine that availability is unsuitable.
All prices are in New Zealand Dollars and are gst included. Prices are subject to change without notice. We do have an eftpos facility on board and can process credit card bookings via phone as well.
Bookings can be made online thru our website, thru the Visitor Information network or directly with the Captain and crew via our
Freephone within New Zealand0800 478900
International calls or text+64274 770354