Carino Sailing and Dolphin Adventures

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Kayaking in the Bay of Islands

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Come sailing on Carino NZ. Help to hoist sails or sit back and relax as our catamaran sails across the waves. We are the only yacht licensed to swim and view wild dolphins in the Bay of Islands. An Island stop for Snorkeling, Islands walks & BBQ

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Your day sailing adventure takes place on board the 50ft catamaran Carino NZ. The tour operates daily from Paihia and Russell departing at 9.30am and returning around 3.45pm.

Guests are encouraged to help set the sails, take the helm or relax on the spacious decks. Local crew tell a history of the Bay of islands as we sail through the islands. Guest are able to watch for penguins, Gannets and other sea life. We are also the only yacht licensed by DOC to encounter and swim with the dolphins.

The day sailing incorporates an island stopover where guests can join snorkeling tours, nature walks with spectacular bay views, beach combing and swimming activities. A BBQ lunch is provided and a fully licensed bar is on board.

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Additional Information
Proximity to airport: From Auckland to Kerikeri (Bay of Islands) airport with Air Zealand or Saltair have several return flights per day. 20km away from Paihia
Proximity to town: Coach terminal is at the Paihia wharf where we depart.
Proximity to coach/bus: Coach terminal is at the Paihia wharf where we depart.
Parking: All Day Car park is one block back from waterfront, on Williams Rd.
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Physical Address
Paihia Wharf,
Paihia, Northland
New Zealand

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