Bay Of Islands Highlights Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
If you are in a wheelchair, and capable of getting into a vehicle with assistance, we have room for your folded wheelchair to be put in the vehicle.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

The best of the Bay Of Islands with a private guide!

Join me as I take you through the Bay Of Islands to all the highlight stops the region has to offer. Below are our main destinations

Kawiti Glow Worm Caves
Famous Hunderwasster Toilets
Kauri Tree Forest
Makana Chocolate Factory
Kauri Work Shop
Haruru Waterfalls

You will experience a private tour at a very relaxed pace on board with myself on this tour, and there will be plenty of opportunities to stop for photos along the way. This tour is aprox 6 hours in duration and allows time for lunch and comfort stops.
The Bay Of Islands is the birthplace of our Nation and I will guide you through detailing our cultural history, our stunning wildlife and you will also get to experience some of our local creations. Wine tastings are optional for this tour, and can be arranged on request.

You are guaranteed to have a fantastic experience on this tour!


We will pick you up (If you are on a cruise ship we will organize pick up with your arrival time)

- Glow Worm Caves
- Famous Hunderwasster Toilets
- Kauri Tree Walk
- (Lunch Stop)
- Makana Chocolate Factory
- Kauri Work shop
- Haruru Waterfalls
- Waitangi Look out
End Of Tour

Return time 3pm (Or otherwise arranged to coincide with cruise ship departure time)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: If you are arriving on a cruise ship we will pick you up from the "Waitangi Wharf" - this is where your tender boats drop you. I will be waiting with a sign with your name on it as you walk off the wharf.

If you are staying in a Hotel/Motel, please advise which one and I will pick you up directly from your accommodation reception.

End location: We will drop you off where we picked you up from or otherwise arranged during the day.

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

If you are restricted by time, we can alter the tour to have you back to your required destination earlier. Weather and Traffic are not an issue.


Our tours run in luxury Mercedes mini busses. We have an 11 seater.

We also have a 19 seater, and this will involve an extra charge. Please contact me for the details.

What’s Included

Fully Air Conditioned luxury vehicle
Local friendly guide
Personal Pick up and Drop off
Full commentary about our region & NZ
All Entry Costs

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 NZD - You will need some money to purchase your lunch on our lunch stop and also anything else you wish to purchase on the tour. Gifts etc.

What’s Extra

Entry into the Glow Worm caves ($20Adult $10Child)


No restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

The tour was a perfect introduction to the Bay of Islands for me and my daughters. Great mixture of history, nature and of course food/drink stops. Chloe was super easy to communicate and engage with. Wonderful Day!!
Michelle Gerard

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Bay Of Islands Highlights Tour

The best of the Bay Of Islands with a private guide!

822 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

5 hours 30 min.

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