Bay of Islands Sightseeing Tour with Russell & Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Get to know the highlights of the Bay of Islands on this guided tour Visit historic Russell – today a charming historic village of boutique shops and eateries, but once a lawless open port known as the ‘Hell Hole of the Pacific’.  Explore Paihia town and waterfront, the Haruru Waterfall, the horticultural hub of Kerikeri including Kemp House and the historic Kerikeri Stone Store. Visit Waitangi where the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed in 1840. Enjoy a guided tour, which includes a cultural performance outside the meeting house where Te Pitowhenua, a resident performing arts group, welcomes you inside with a traditional Māori welcome (powhiri).

Bay of Islands Sightseeing Tour with Russell & Waitangi Treaty Grounds - Paihia, New Zealand

Ports of Call Tour
Duration:6 hours
Price: Starting from $155.00 per person
Get to know the highlights of the Bay of Islands on this guided tour
Visit historic Russell – today a charming historic village of boutique shops and eateries, but once a lawless open port known as the ‘Hell Hole of the Pacific’.  Explore Paihia town and waterfront, the Haruru Waterfall, the horticultural hub of Kerikeri including Kemp House and the historic Kerikeri Stone Store.

Visit Waitangi where the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed in 1840. Enjoy a guided tour, which includes a cultural performance outside the meeting house where Te Pitowhenua, a resident performing arts group, welcomes you inside with a traditional Māori welcome (powhiri).
Get to know the highlights of the Bay of Islands on this guided tour
Visit historic Russell – today a charming historic village of boutique shops and eateries, but once a lawless open port known as the ‘Hell Hole of the Pacific’.  Explore Paihia town and waterfront, the Haruru Waterfall, the horticultural hub of Kerikeri including Kemp House and the historic Kerikeri Stone Store.

Visit Waitangi where the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed in 1840. Enjoy a guided tour, which includes a cultural performance outside the meeting house where Te Pitowhenua, a resident performing arts group, welcomes you inside with a traditional Māori welcome (powhiri).

09.45 am collected by coach from your cruise ship tender from the wharf at Waitangi and transferred into the township of Paihia where you will catch the ferry to Russell.
10.30 Paihia to Russell Ferry
10.45 Arrive Russell and explore on foot the quaint township of Russell, New Zealand's first capital, with its historic buildings, craft shops and restaurants before returning to the Russell to Paihia Ferry wharf.
12.00 noon catch the return ferry to Paihia and rejoin your coach for a sightseeing tour of the area which will include the Piahia township, the Haruru Falls and Kerikeri with its original mission house and stone store.
1.30 pm Arrive Waitangi Treaty Grounds and free time for lunch at the Treaty Grounds Cafe (at own expense)
2.15 pm Enjoy at fully guided tour of the treaty grounds conducted by an experienced local guide and followed by a 30 minute entertaining Maori Cultural Performance . There will be time to visit the Waitangi museum and gift shop should anyone in the group be interested.
3.45 Transferred from Waitangi back to the Waitangi Wharf to catch the tender back to your cruise ship.

 

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