The Rock Overnight Cruise

For an activity-packed, nature-filled experience on the water, it doesn’t get better than this! Join us on the Rock, New Zealand’s biggest houseboat, for a 22-hour overnight cruise in the Bay of Islands. She offers a warm, homely and stable environment and, with a capacity for 36, she’s big enough for groups but intimate enough for the independent traveller to make new friends.
Our relaxed pace gives you time to take in all the scenery and try plenty of activities on the way. As well as exploring one of the larger of the Bay’s 144 islands on foot, you’ll have time to gather fresh seafood for dinner, to kayak the reefs, snorkel the pristine waters, take part in beach cricket and try some night-swimming.
Alternatively you can just sit back and enjoy the abundance of nature viewed from the Rock’s observation decks and enjoy a drink in the glorious sunset.
The essentials:
- Watch for dolphin, penguin, sea-birds and fish
- BBQ Dinner, sharing your own catch-of-the-day
- Night kayaking with phosphorescence
- Snorkel abundant reefs
- Mussel diving
- Explore remote islands on foot
- Target shooting and fishing onboard
- Private or shared cabins

We look forward to cruising with you in the stunning Bay of Islands soon.

The Rock cruising in the Bay of Islands Starfish found amoungst the Bay of Islands Open fireplace onboard The Rock Overnight Cruise Seaveiw accommodation aboard The Rock Overnight Cruise Fishing aboard The Rock Overnight Cruise
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The Rock Overnight Cruise
Contact: Sarah and Jonny Greener
Address: Paihia Wharf Building Marsden Rd
Paihia 247
New Zealand
PO Box: 433
Phone: +64 9 402 7796
Free Phone: 0800 762 527 (NZ Only)
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