Board the Bay Explorer for an exciting real ocean safari on a fun filled Island & Wildlife Cruise on Tauranga’s largest charter boat!
Spend the cruise exploring the pristine Bay of Plenty coastline and islands which is teeming with a vast array of dolphins, whales, seals, sunfish, rays, school fish and birdlife and this is your opportunity to discover their unique aquatic world.
Explore the areas beautiful islands from our spacious and comfortable vessel and take a dip in the calm crystal clear waters.
Guests must please bring their own lunch or snacks. There is a fully licensed bar so you can chill out and soak up the atmosphere over a chilled regional wine or refreshing beer.
Non-alcoholic beverages are also available.
Bay Explorer are the most experienced charter operators in the region and the most competitively priced. Choose us for a superb ocean safari adventure you’ll never forget!
Important: CHECK-IN IS AT 7:30am (allow time in traffic and for parking)
Departs: From The Strand, Tauranga daily at 8:00am returning 4:00pm
Thanks guys glad you enjoyed the day. Regarding your comments about you paying full price but it did not include lunch. Two points. We DO NOT include lunch, never have, it’s not part of the price. The people eating/having BBQ bought there own food, as detailed in the booking. When you asked for something to eat the only thing the crew had to offer you was a curry meal, just the one pack in our crew cupboard. Sorry this pack was expired but was all they had to offer. We are adding meals in future but we are trying to work out the dietary habits of so many international customers. Even this day we had halal BBQ. It’s easier for now that we ask people to bring there own food. Regarding price. You have booked through BOOKME a heavily discounted marketing sales site. We DO NOT sell the full package on this site including all watersports as it would be grossly unfair to the customers booking directly paying full price. Our customers paying full price have priority access to watersports equipment. You were offered access to the equipment at a charge of $30. This is a minimal charge and still provides everything at a discount. You could have paid $30 and had a life time event and paddled with the NZ fur seals that were about the boat at lunch break. Hope this clarifies your confusion, we appreciate your feedback and hope You enjoy your travels
Naomy Thanks for posting the beautiful picture and taking time to review the cruise. The common dolphin is a beautiful animal and often shows very social behaviour with our boat. Glad you enjoyed your day You are a five star customer :) Skip
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