Story: Northland places

Sightseeing boat

Sightseeing boat

Sightseeing boat tours have operated at the Bay of Islands since the 1920s, when tourists joined the regular ‘cream trip’ – the launch service to the bay’s scattered islands to pick up cream from the dairy farms. Now a range of tours are offered, including Fuller’s Dolphin Adventures (right). The passenger ferry that runs between Paihia and Russell is at far left.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Bay of Islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7723/sightseeing-boat (accessed 25 August 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015