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Bay of Islands Private Charter Sailing - Up to 12 People - GUNGHA II

Sail around Bay of Islands in your own bubble of up to 12 aboard the GUNGHA ocean sailing yacht!


  • Awesome day sailing and island adventure with amazing photo opportunities
  • Chance to spot a variety of marine life including penguins, seabirds and more!
  • Unique opportunity to sail GUNGHA II yourself or simply sit back, relax and enjoy!
  • Snorkel, swim and explore an island paradise in one of the worlds most beautiful coastal locations
  • Tasty snacks and yummy fresh lunch included!

Discover the beauty of the Bay of Islands on an exciting day of sailing with just you and your mates!

Renowned for its stunning scenic views, and rich natural beauty both above and below the water, this is one of New Zealand's most spectacular marine locations.

With more than 140 subtropical islands, the area is a haven for marine life that evolves and changes through the season. Penguins, seabirds, various marine mammals, sharks or even turtles are often sighted.

Enjoy the freedom of relaxing aboard the spacious GUNGHA II Ocean Sailing Yacht with your group before arriving at the islands where you can swim, snorkel, or explore and take a scenic bushwalk. You also have the convenience of sheltered seating, clean toilets and hot outside showers on board.

If you are keen to help sail the boat our friendly crew are happy to give you the opportunity or you can simply relax and enjoy the awesome views and tranquility.

The Sailing experience of a lifetime - an informal, fun, and simply amazing way to explore Northland's most treasured location!!

Per Charter $1,800.00 (Up to 12 persons)

What's included

  • Several fresh snacks and a yummy fresh sandwich lunch (vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options included)
  • Masks & snorkels and hot outside showers!


  • Departure time & location: Boarding at 9.45am at Paihia Wharf, Marsden Road, Paihia

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Minimum numbers apply. Please confirm your booking 24 hours prior.

    All departures are subject to demand, sea and weather conditions.

    All trips are smoking and alcohol-free.

    Passengers will be required to sail barefoot.

    Please bring:sunscreen and your own towel!

    Please do not bring:diving or fishing gear. We will be sailing!

    All tours are smoking free. BYO is allowed on private charter / soft shell chilly bins only.

    We do not target or swim with dolphins. Our encounters occur naturally and are often brief. Marine Mammal Protection regulations are strictly observed.

  • Please Note: Private charter is for up to 12 persons.

Available Bookings from October 04 to October 10

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 4 Oct
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Sun 9 Oct
Mon 10 Oct

  • Per Charter$1,260.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Charter$1,260.00

  • Per Charter$1,800.00

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

Spaces Left

Per Charter Up to 12 persons

    *This option must be made together with another price type.

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