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Hole in the Rock

Hole in the Rock Cruise

Guests are whisked away by the high speed luxury catamaran for a comfortable journey out through game fishing waters to the Cape Brett Lighthouse before reaching Motukokako Island and the famous 'Hole in the Rock'. The excitement grows as you make passage through the hole and on to the majestic Grand Cathedral Cave.

On the return journey you will meander through the inner islands, view sandy beaches, beautiful bays and marine wildlife as your skipper gives an informative commentary. Included in this is an island stopover on beautiful Urupukapuka Island, where you can enjoy numerous activities such as one of the scenic walks, a swim or ride the Subsea Adventure.

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Other experiences in Paihia

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities that will introduce you to the local ways of life.

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    Dolphin, Pemba Island

    Swimming with Dolphins

    Swimming with Dolphins

    This four-hour trip departs from Paihia and Russell in the morning or afternoon on a jet-powered catamaran from which you will meet one of nature's most charming creatures in the warm waters of the Bay of Islands.

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You can enjoy this activity as part of the suggested tour below, or we can weave it into a trip shaped entirely around you.