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Address: RD 1, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-407 7930
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Fantastic day out.

This was just what my hubby and I needed. It was so relaxing. We had great weather for sailing. Loved laying on the deck in the sun while cruising along. Mike and Melissa were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2015
jowazza
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Mount Dandenong, Australia
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Calgary, Canada
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

This past Friday we enjoyed a wonderful day sail with Captain Mike and his first mate Melissa, aboard the Gungha II. While hubby enjoyed being able to help with the sails and such, I was able to sit back and relax. We spotted some dolphins and enjoyed an hour long stop at a beautiful white sand beach. Had fun puttering... More 

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Mount Dandenong, Australia
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

This was just what my hubby and I needed. It was so relaxing. We had great weather for sailing. Loved laying on the deck in the sun while cruising along. Mike and Melissa were fantastic. Plenty to eat. Canoeing was good fun. Would definitely do it again.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The weather wasn't all that great the day we booked onto the sailing trip. With a lot of cold wind and barely any sunshine it made it super cold out on the water. However, bring a coat and something warm and you'll have a great time. Excellent, friendly and informative staff. Mike was super knowledgable about the area and almost... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Sailing out onto and exploring the bay of islands is a marvelous time. Beautiful landscapes and picturesque views in all directions. Bring some Dramamine in case it gets choppy at the far end of the trip. Great day on the lovely waters.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful day out on the Bay of Islands in the more than capable hands of Mike and Melissa. The weather was gorgeous, the boat was fantastic with plenty of space for the 16 travellers. Saw lots of dolphins, a couple of penguins and beautiful scenery. We were offered hot chocolate and biscuits, then delightful and healthy snacks,... More 

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Underhill, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic day?!! The views were just gorgeous. Plenty of light and fresh snacks served throughout the trip. You were able to get involved and help crew or steer the boat. Ben was our skipper and Melissa was the busy crew member paying attention to all the details. We anchored in some little bay and either swam/kayaked/tendered to shore... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

This was a perfect day out to end our 6 week tour of New Zealand and a great way to see the Bay at its finest. Beautiful boat, entertaining and highly competent crew, friendly fellow passengers and regular healthy and tasty snacks and lunch throughout the day. We had a swim round an island in a quiet bay with kayaks... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

My wife and I had such a fun day with Mike and Melissa, they were both so welcoming and friendly, we immediately felt part of the crew. They involved us both in the running of the yacht, pulling ropes, raising sails and the highlight was a stint at the helm! Within a few minutes we had spotted dolphins and penguins,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Imagine lying comfortably on the deck of a beautiful sailing yacht, carried along on warm ocean breezes through an archipelago of picturesque islands covered in lush greenery and surrounded by sub tropical water. Add to that, a charming and knowledgeable skipper, friendly crew, nutritious food and cool drinks. Then imagine whiling away the afternoon swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, hiking or just... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

My boyfriend and I have been traveling though New Zealand and sailing with Mike and Deb has been our favorite adventure yet by far! Mike was so welcoming and made us all feel like part of the crew. It was a highlight when I was able to steer the boat.... but I also enjoyed just basking in the sun. We... More 

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