Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Waitangi Treaty Grounds and discover the story of New Zealand’s history and the story of two peoples coming together as one under the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, at this award-winning national attraction.
An absolute must-do for all visitors to New Zealand, the award-winning Waitangi Treaty Grounds is a national treasure and tells our nation’s history of two peoples coming together under the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Waitangi is a place of cultural, spiritual, and historical significance for Aotearoa New Zealand, and has been a place of gathering for hundreds of years.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds is a place for all New Zealanders, the place where much of New Zealand’s history was shaped. Often called the ‘Birthplace of our Nation’, Waitangi weaves together the strands and stories of many peoples, events, and places to reveal the rich cultural history of our nation, offering an inspiring and meaningful experience for every visitor. Today, Waitangi can be seen as a tūrangawaewae for all those who call New Zealand home – a place where they can stand and feel they belong.
Fuller’s GreatSights Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock
Cruise through the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands on Dolphin Seeker, our purpose-built dolphin and whale watching catamaran. Cruise past many of the 144 islands and take in the sights of the Hole in the Rock and the rich history and scenery that makes up the bay of Islands. Island stopover included as well as a bonus free ferry ticket to extend your day.
Fuller’s GreatSights Cape Reinga Wanderer Day Tour
A visit to New Zealand is not complete without a journey to the very top of the North Island – Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua). Uncover the wild beauty of this vast and untouched region, rich in Maori culture and tradition, on a full-day return tour from Paihia or Kerikeri. Experience the thrill of driving along 90-mile beach and sand boarding on the giant dunes.
Choose Your Cruise Combo Deal
Choose your own adventure and enjoy two of the best with this flexible combo package! Set off on a half-day dolphin watching cruise to the Hole in the Rock including an island stopover at Otehei Bay, or opt for a full-day exploration on the original Cream Trip Cruise. Combine your cruise with a full-day tour to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach. Includes a free one-way ferry ticket to Russell.
Cream Trip – Day in The Bay
Operates Oct- April
Take part in the Bay of Islands most famous cruise. The “Cream Trip” began in 1927 and remains a popular cruise with tourists today. You will have a full Day in the Bay including dolphin encounters, discovering the Hole in the Rock, delivering mail, boom netting , Island stopover for lunch and learning the history of the Bay of Islands through informative and interactive commentary.
Giants & Glow Worms
Operates Year round
Discover the hidden nature of Northland with its wealth of untold stories and a culture deeply rooted in nature. Travel to the West Coast where you will meet your local Māori guide who will take you into the ancient forest to see the oldest and most sacred living giant kauri tree in NZ. Through waiata (song) and interpretation discover why Māori believe that this mighty giant is Tane Mahuta, the Lord of the Forest. Spend some time in the seaside village of Opononi before settling back as we follow the historical trading trail. End your day at the Kawiti family glow worm caves where the lights of glow worms will surround you amongst amazing stalactites and stalagmites.