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Otehei Bay Ferry to Urupukapuka Island - Half Day Experience

Jump on our quick ferry transfer to Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island from Paihia or Russell.

Highlights

  • Discover Urupukapuka Island at your own pace!
  • Relax on the beach or explore on foot, discovering the many walks available on the island with different look out spots.
  • A fully licensed café is onsite for a bite to eat or a drink.

Enjoy a few hours on Urupukapuka Island with our quick ferry transfer to Otehei Bay!

Explore this slice of island paradise at your own pace! Find a quiet spot to relax and soak up the scenery, enjoy a swim at the safe sandy bay or adventure out on one of the many walks on the island. A fully licensed café is available onsite.

Discover the beautiful Urupukapuka Island, the largest island in the Bay of Islands!

Adult $50.00 (Includes Return)
Child $30.00 (5-15 years - Includes Return)
Infant $0.00 (0-4 years old)

Duration

  • Allow approx. 4.5 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Paihia Wharf or Russell Wharf

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Please select the correct departure location when booking:

    10:00am Paihia or 10:10am Russell

    Departing from Paihia: Please report to our yellow & black boats at Pier 5 on the left-hand side of the Paihia Wharf 15 minutes before departure time.

    Departing from Russell: Please report to the far end of Russell Wharf 15 minutes before departure time.

    Please Note: Pricing includes return ferry. Booking times are not transferrable. Children 0-4 years old travel free, please note they must be booked in when proceeding through checkout.

    Departing Otehei Bay: Please be ready on the Otehei Bay Wharf 10 minutes before departure, the return ferry departs at 2:15pm (2nd May-1st October) and 2:45pm (2nd Oct-1st May).

    Duration Time: Duration time for this experience includes your time on the island. The ferry to and from Otehei Bay is 40 minutes.

Available Bookings from June 17 to June 23

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Thu 17 Jun
Fri 18 Jun
Sat 19 Jun
Sun 20 Jun
Mon 21 Jun
Tue 22 Jun
Wed 23 Jun

  • Adult$29.99
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$29.99
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$29.99
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$29.99
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Eureka Amanda from New Zealand wrote on 06 June 2021

Amazing family friendly outing!

We had an amazing time. The crew were friendly, helpful and good with our children. They loved the boat trip and when it ended they were sad as they wanted to go again. We enjoyed hearing about New Zealand's history along the way. We had a fantastic time on the Island. We'll definitely be back in the future.

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Scott Hunnicutt from New Zealand wrote on 06 June 2021

Great day out

The crew were super friendly and helpful, the boat was comfortable and handle the choppy water quite well. The islands were beautiful, and I enjoyed walking around Urupukapuka Island for a few hours. It was a great way to spend a day.

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Brendon Tampus from New Zealand wrote on 21 May 2021

Beautiful islands

Fun and sunny day. Boat ride was perfect

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Rosha from New Zealand wrote on 29 November 2020

Just a ferry

It was OK. Nothing special though, just a regular ferry.

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Jan Fisher from New Zealand wrote on 13 May 2021

Ferry and Island Experience

Great ferry, lovely crew. Great being met off the ferry. Young cafe workers were nice. Cafe is too generic. The big Explorer sign on top is crude and out of place for the island. The cafe workers should be wearing cool Maori inspired uniform not the black generic uniforms everyone in hospo wears. The information hut is a good idea but all of the information on the walls is only European history...we want to get some pre European history up there. The bean bags need to be replaced because they are faded and flat. It was great being able to walk in the island. Thank you for the opportunity to experience Urupukapuka

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