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Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

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Overview
Top off a trip to the Bay of Islands with a sailing adventure aboard the “R. Tucker Thompson.” You can help hoist the sails on this tall ship, a replica of a 100-year-old schooner. It’s ideal for exploring the bays and beaches of the maritime park. Catch a complimentary ferry from Paihia to Russell and enjoy a barbecue lunch provided on board.
Highlights
  • Sail aboard the "R. Tucker Thompson" tall ship
  • Bay of Islands ferry included from Paihia to Russel
  • BBQ lunch served at a sheltered cove: ideal for swimming
  • Operated by a charitable trust that supports youth development
Important Information
Departure Point
Russell Information Centre, End of the wharf Russell, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Cruise on board the "R. Tucker Thompson" tall ship
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • BBQ lunch
  • Wet weather gear (if required)
  • New Zealand's Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Please talk to us about any physical disabilities. We try hard to accommodate all travelers!
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 47 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wandering Blyss wrote a review Mar 2020
Wasco, Illinois10 contributions
Our ship only had 8 passengers but it was a very fun experience. Our captain Tim (CapTim), was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the surrounding area and loved to joke with us, as did the crew. It was a wonderful day sailing around the Bay of Islands, perfect for a solo
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Gordon Hardwick wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
What a lovely way to spend the day as well as a fantastic ship the crew were amazing and really friendly will be back on board if I'm ever back at bay of Islands
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from RTuckerThompson, General Manager at Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch
Responded 2 weeks ago
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your sail with us and our crew will be equally pleased. We'd love to see you again, kia ora!
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snowman156 wrote a review Mar 2020
New South Wales, Australia8 contributions
Great way to spend 2 hours on a sunny afternoon in the Bay of Islands with friends, nibbles wine and beer. Great crew.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Val_gmail wrote a review Feb 2020
Oakland, California96 contributions36 helpful votes
It was a full ship (47 guests I think), but great fun. The seating on the wood deck could be tough on one's behind, but well worth it! Lunch was very good and altho' we were one of the last few to board after our island stop, there was plenty left for us! Wayne was a great
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Date of experience: February 2020
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juliamP1509LT wrote a review Feb 2020
Southampton6 contributions1 helpful vote
What a brilliant day! The crew were so friendly and informative and happy to chat. The boat readily swallowed up a crowd of us with plenty places to sit, stand or climb the rigging or bow sprit! You could get involved or just chill out. Lunch was delicious (thank you China!)
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from RTuckerThompson, General Manager at Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch
Responded 5 weeks ago
Kia ora and thank you for your lovely feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed your day with us on board our good ship and we'll pass your comments on to the crew.
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Key Details
  • Paihia Harbour, R. Tucker Thompson
  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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