Book in advance to avoid missing out

The Peppertree is your doorway to discovering all the delights of the Bay of Islands and the many activities available to enjoy and experience.  Discounts are available through us for many tours so contact us directly to book ahead to secure these.  Booking ahead is advisable to avoid disappointment.


Bay of Islands Cruises

Visit the popular Hole in the Rock – morning or afternoon tours (NB: dolphin viewing afternoon ONLY)  including ferry tickets to Russell (most popular) or many other day cruise options book direct for discounts/instant booking below. 

Bay of Islands Day Tours

Cruise out to the famous Hole in the Rock, pass through the hole if conditions permit. Afternoon cruise to search for dolphins, whales and other marine life

Journey to the top of the North Island – Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua). Uncover the wild beauty & Maori culture and tradition of this vast and untouched region.

Enjoy a jam packed day as you journey to the top of New Zealand – get at one with nature, do the dunes, hear the legends and much more!

Experience an unforgettable journey through the natural beauty of the Hokianga. Learn its history and hear local stories & legends.

Designed for nature lovers & those wanting to see the highlights of the Bay in one day. It is the most extensive historical cruise offered in the Bay of Islands.

Combine two unforgettable full-day experiences with our action-packed combo including the Hole in the Rock / Dolphin cruise and Cape Reinga Tour

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Visit Waitangi the heart of New Zealand – learn all about our history at New Zealands most important historic site.  The cultural show is a must for every visitor to Paihia, truly special.

R Tucker Thompson

Experience the Bay of Islands the old-fashioned way with a cruise on the R. Tucker Thompson, a traditional gaff-rigged schooner with her own unique history.

On the Full Day Sail, be as active as you like – take the helm, help set the sails, ride the bowsprit and climb the rigging – or simply relax while the crew command this impressive ship as she sails across the Bay.