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Half Day 'Shore Escape' - Bay of Islands Private Jeep Tour

by Rogue Pony Private Tours
per traveler Price is $98
*Pricing based on group of 4 travelers
Duration: {0} Duration: 4h 30m+ Free Cancellation Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Features animals

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Private Tour in a Jeep Wrangler with your own driver guide

Get off the beaten track and explore beyond the ordinary

Discover the historic and scenic Bay of Islands

Spend more time at what interests you, skip what doesn't

You have full control of the air-con or have the top down!

Highlights

Private Tour in a Jeep Wrangler with your own driver guide

Get off the beaten track and explore beyond the ordinary

Discover the historic and scenic Bay of Islands

Spend more time at what interests you, skip what doesn't

You have full control of the air-con or have the top down!

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10:00 AM, 4.5-hour 'Shore Escape' - Private Tour Only in English

Duration 4h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Tour only with no additional options

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$352.31

Total price is $352.31, taxes included

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10:00 AM, 5.5-hour 'Shore Escape' - Private Tour with Glow Worm Caves in English

Duration 5h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Standard tour with guided tour of Kawiti Glow Worm Caves

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$446.68

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10:00 AM, 5.5-Hour 'Shore Escape' - Private Tour with Winery Lunch in English, includes Food Only

Duration 5h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Standard tour with the one-hour winery lunch and wine tasting option.

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$452.97

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10:00 AM, 6.5-hour 'Shore Escape' - Private Tour with Winery Lunch and Glow Worm Caves in English, includes Food Only

Duration 6h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Standard tour with both Winery Lunch and Glow Worm Caves Options added

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$547.34

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Half Day 'Shore Escape' - Bay of Islands Private Jeep Tour

Activity Location

Bay of Islands

Paihia

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Cruise Ship Tender Port Waitangi

    1 Tau Henare Drive

    Waitangi 0293

  • Hotel Pickup in Paihia

    Paihia

  • Paihia Taxi Stand

    69 Marsden Road

    Paihia 0200


Description

Experience the Bay of Islands in Northland, New Zealand from the comfort of your private late model Jeep Wrangler. These allow you and your local driver/guide to get off the main highways to see the historic, scenic and natural wonders that are normally inaccessible to a standard coach tour with the 4x4 Jeep providing a comfortable and safe ride. You will see historic locations, spectacular waterfalls, panoramic scenery, subtropical rain forests and rural farming areas away from the crowds.

You can also add to your tour with 1-hour options of a winery lunch or a visit to the Kawiti Glow Worm Caves.

Stops include:-

  • Waitangi viewpoint overlooking the cruise ship anchorage
  • Horseshoe-shaped Haruru Falls
  • Kororipo-Kerikeri Basin, site of the famous Stone Store and early trading between Maori and European
  • Spectacular Rainbow Falls
  • Subtropical rainforest of Puketi to walk among the ancient kauri trees
  • Quirky art and train town of Kawakawa, originally a coal mining town it is now the home of the iconic Huntertwasser public toilets.
  • Numerous scenic photo opportunities

On the winery lunch option you will arrive at one of Northland's premier vineyards where you will be treated to wine tasting and a sumptuous meal.

The Glow Worm option takes a guided tour of the thousands of sparkling overhead creatures in the pitch black of the caves system. This is owned and operated by the descendants of the Maori chief Te Ruki Kawiti.

Your personal Jeep tour ends back where you started


Inclusions

  • Private Tour - only your group in the Jeep

  • Local Driver/Guide

  • Port pickup if you are arriving on a Cruise ship

  • Hotel pickup from Paihia and local hotels only

  • Entrance fees in Glow Worm Caves option

  • Meal and cellar door wine tasting in Winery Lunch option


Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks during meals (available to purchase during winery lunch option)


Know Before You Book

  • Maximum of 4 passengers per Jeep

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

  • Access to some attractions may be limited to those with walking disabilities due to uneven surfaces

  • Vehicles can transport a collapsible wheel chair, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking.

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved to reach all attactions

  • Winery lunch option has vegetatian and gluten free choices

  • The Glow Worm Caves guided tour option is not wheelchair accessible and involves staircases with limited lighting

  • Groups of four passengers will require three to share the back seat, all have safety belts

  • The Jeeps require some agility to climb into, most can do it, it just may not be graceful