You will then pass through the famous Cape Brett "Hole in the Rock" at Motukokako Island and on to view the majestic Grand Cathedral Cave.
The crew share with you local history and ecology and you will often see a variety of marine wildlife including Whales, Seals, Dolphins, Penguins, and other sea and bird life.
You'll visit one of the bay's most beautiful islands where you can swim and snorkel or relax on the beach and take in the magic of the island.
Please note, during the winter months (May to October 19), the afternoon departure is approximately 3 hours in duration, returning one hour earlier to Russell and Paihia and does not include a stopover on Urupukapuka Island.
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The Strand Wharf
- Paihia - 9:00am or 1:30pm
- Russell - 9:10am or 1:40pm
During the winter months there is no island stopover on the afternoon Cape Brett cruise so this cruise returns to Paihia at 4:30pm.
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Departs Paihia at 9:00am or Russell at 9:10am
Departs Paihia at 1:30pm or Russell at 1:40pm
Cape Brett Hole in the Rock
- Cruise through the mighty "Hole in the Rock"
- Island stopover
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Departures and itineraries may be subject to sea and weather conditions.
- Winter season varies from May to late Sept
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Kathleen S, June 2016
Beautiful and very informative tour. Would highly recommend the tour especially if you only have a short time to visit the area.
Reviewed by: jacquikay, May 2016
Great tour - staff on the boat were great. A little confusing where to actually go to get on the boat, get the ticket etc, but worked out ok in the end