New Zealand Locals and Landscapes
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Bay of Islands Exploration with Colwyn with Colwyn




Colwyn is a true local to the Bay of Islands. As a descendant from the area he has an in-depth knowledge that can never be learned from a book and has a passion for Maori culture and history which is prominent in Ipipiri (Bay of Islands). He was a local policeman (be good or he will lock you up in the little historic Russell jail) and is a civil marriage celebrant. He has represented New Zealand in sports and truly enjoys sharing his two greatest passions with guests; Maori culture and fishing. He will quickly become a friend for life so leave him a space on the Christmas card list.

Book this Locals and Landscapes Experience


TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Colwyn will pick you up from your accommodation and transport you to his boat.
  • Enjoy a private cruise along the shoreline of Russell and out amongst the many islands that make up the Bay of Islands
  • Learn of the rich Maori history of the area
  • If sea conditions and weather permits, see the Hole in the Rock and other well known highlights of the area like the lighthouse and Cape Brett
  • Land on one of the islands for a walk and optional snorkel
  • Enjoy a gourmet picnic on a remote beach or an island
  • Take pleasure in one of New Zealand’s favourite pastimes; fishing
  • Drop off your fresh catch of the day so it can be smoked for your afternoon epicurean delight
  • Visit an oyster farm to learn of the operation and pick up some fresh oysters
  • The day’s special excursion ends with freshly smoked fish, oysters and a glass of wine while listening to Colwyn’s stories

Pricing and Inclusions

Pricing for one day option
$1,125.00 NZD based on two passengers
Includes: Full day of private cruising around the Bay of Islands, gourmet picnic lunch, late afternoon




When you book our Locals and Landscapes Guide Colwyn a Donation of
$10.00 per person will be donated to The Kororaraka Marae Society,
helping New Zealand Encounters in our Conservation Efforts in
New Zealand.

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Colwyn - Bay of Islands Exploration with Colwyn

Andy & Christine - Hauraki Gulf

Dee and Mike - Hauraki Gulf Cruising with Dee and Mike

Damian - Bush and Beaches with Damian - 2 Days / 3 Nights

Karen - Rotorua

Huru - Rotorua

Tina and Matt - Rotorua

Simon and Cath - Fishing and Fun with Simon and Cath 2 Days / 2 Nights

Geoff - Wine Indulgence with Geoff 1 Day / 2 Nights

Pete and Takutai - On the Water with Pete and Takutai - 1/1 1/2 & 2 Days / 2 Nights

Peg - Art and Design in Picton with Peg

Tony and Maree - The highlights of Christchurch with Tony and Marka

Mark - The Southern Alps by 4WD with Mark 1 - 2 day / 3 nights

Matt - West Coast Experience with Matt 3 Days / 2 Nights

Ron - Secrets of Fiordland

Brian - Wildlife Wonders with Brian 1-4 Days / 3 Nights






 
 
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