Lion New Zealand - The Ultimate Day Sail in the Bay


An opportunity to experience the exhilarating ride aboard the impressive high performance catamaran 'Lion New Zealand', sailing the Bay of Islands. Ride on the forward trampoline and enjoy the sensation of this amazing catamaran.

You may even have the chance to view dolphins riding the bow wave of the yacht. Amazing photo opportunities and the chance to view abundant sea life, an absolute must for any visitor to the Bay.

At lunchtime the catamaran anchors at one of the idyllic islands where a traditional kiwi barbeque is provided. Passengers can go ashore and participate in some great island activities, swimming, snorkeling, nature walks, or simply kick back and enjoy the island atmosphere.

Help sail this impressive catamaran or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful and historic Bay of Islands on your next New Zealand holiday.


  • Participate in sailing
  • Island stopover with activities
  • Kiwi Barbeque


  • Traditional kiwi barbeque
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Wetsuits
  • Kayaks


Departs: 9.00am from Paihia
Returns: 3.15pm

This tour does not operate 1 - 24 October 2011, 10 April - 18 October 2023 & 2 April -30 September 2013

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Children: Aged 0-4 years are free of charge if not occupying a seat. Children aged 5-15 years are at the child rate
Please Note: No sailing experience necessary
What to Bring: Swimming gear, sunscreen and a camera
Operated By: Explore NZ

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