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Explore- Sail Lion New Zealand - CLOSED

Corner of Marsden & Williams Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8234
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it was the best

It was the best trip on my life fantastic filling beautiful weather beautiful landscape,1000% I... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Most fun in Northland, great value for money

We had a fantastic deal via bookme for $59.00pp as opposed to the brochure price of $110.00pp... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2015
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Experience a full day sailing adventure on the legendary ocean going maxi yacht. Feel the thrill of taking the helm that Sir Peter Blake once steered on course. Join the crew in sailing this great vessel around the spectacular scenery of the Bay of Islands...
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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19 Apr 2016
“it was the best”
3 Jan 2015
“Most fun in Northland, great value for money”
Corner of Marsden & Williams Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8234

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Reviewed 19 April 2016

It was the best trip on my life fantastic filling beautiful weather beautiful landscape,1000% I going again

Thank fila0904
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We had a fantastic deal via bookme for $59.00pp as opposed to the brochure price of $110.00pp however deals are dependant on seasons and I assume how many seats are spare last minute. The staff were extremely assisting and friendly, many thanks to the skipper...More

2  Thank indytraveller2009
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We sailed on Lion New Zealand on the last day of our vacation. What a great way to end a marvelous trip on the North Island. The wind was rather light on the day we sailed, so we didn't get going full speed, but we...More

1  Thank Patty J
Reviewed 3 April 2014

The day we went out of the Lion was perfect. On the way out to the islands we caught up with some dolphins and sailed only with them. stopped in a beautiful bay and had some lunch the had a fantastic sail back. Wind was...More

1  Thank Egglespv
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We had a fantastic day. Paul and Kerri (?) were the skippers for the day and nice and friendly guys. There was only four of us in the morning before another boat full of people came onboard for the afternoon. We went to Paradise where...More

1  Thank Horse2099
Reviewed 23 March 2014

This is an outstanding vessel with a world class crew. We enjoyed a beautiful day of sailing, a great lunch and a wonderful experience as the dolphins raced along the boat as we sailed to port. If you do one thing in the Paihia area,...More

1  Thank Ron R
Reviewed 21 March 2014 via mobile

Awsome crew, tasty lunch, stunning beach. Exeptional yacht and the crew really like to show, what she can do. Perfect day!

1  Thank Annaelile
Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

Nice crew, everyyhing well organized. Sailing, lunch bresk at an island with kayaking, snorkeling, hiking and/or swimming. Dolphins on our way home. Absolutely recommended.

1  Thank nebulx
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We took the full day sailing trip offered by Explore on the 80' ocean sailing yacht Lion New Zealand, skippered by Tom and Mikey and it was fantastic. The weather was good - 25 degrees and low wind in the morning, so we varied the...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Fantastic day out. Was great for us yachties and equally for our non sailing wives. Full day sailing from Paihia and Russell. Encouraged to participate in the "grinding" of the winches and with steering but no pressure for those who just wished to sit on...More

Thank Mike S
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