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Hole in the Rock Cruise
Hole in the Rock Cruise4 hour cruise to 'Hole in the Rock' including dolphin viewing.

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Cape Reinga Tour
Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour, Fullers GratSights, Bay of Islands, New ZealandFull day scenic coach tour to the tip of NZ via 90 mile beach.

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The Double Dip
Hole in the Rock Cruise and Cape Reinga Tour Combo, Bay of Islands, New ZealandHole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise and Cape Reinga Tour into one action combo. Winter Special! from $189
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Discover Kerikeri
Swim with Dolphins, Fullers GratSights, Bay of Islands, New ZealandHalf day bus tour including historic sites and wine and chocolate tasting.
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Driving Map - Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Driving Directions from Auckland to the Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands is 3 1/2 hour drive North of Auckland via the east coast highway. Take Highway 1 North 3 hours to Whangarei, continue on Highway 1 to Kawakawa. Highway 1 makes a left turn, keep straight into Highway 11 to Opua, Russell, Paihia and Waitangi. Continue on Highway 1 then Highway 10 to get to Kerikeri.

If you have little more time, suggest taking the west coast highway 12, drive through Waipoua Forest and see the largest Kauri Tree (Tane Mahuta) in New Zealand. (about 5 hour drive)

Good roads, pleasant scenery, take your time, enjoy the trip!


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