The Rock is New Zealand's biggest house boat, she is purpose built and offers a warm, homely, stable environment for cruising the Bay of Islands.
The Rock is New Zealand's biggest house boat, she is purpose built and offers a warm, homely, stable environment for cruising the Bay of Islands. With a capacity of 36, the Rock is suitable for travellers of all ages who enjoy great company, new experiences, and who don't mind getting their feet wet. Our overnight cruise allows guests to encounter everything the Bay has to offer and reflects the adventurous Kiwi spirit. The Rock features a spacious and open downstairs living area that includes a bar, dining area, lounge, pool table, piano and open fire. Outside has an open deck that is the ideal platform for the onboard activities. Upstairs all cabins have sea views and doors that open onto observation decks perfect for viewing the scenery and wildlife.
Nature and being realisticOut here in the Bay of Islands Mother Nature ensure that every trip is different. Each season of the year brings different conditions. Sometimes the fishing is easy, sometimes it rains, sometimes we see Orca. But anyway it happens it always seems to work out great. We look forward to meeting you and sharing a very special cruise with you.Safe Travels,Sarah and JonnyCancellation by guestThe following time frames govern Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd's obligation to refund any payments made by you for the Overnight Cruise:If you cancel more than 72 hours prior to departure Full RefundIf you cancel less than 72 hours prior to departure Forfeiture of the Full PriceIf you cancel your booking less than 72 hours prior to departure, Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd will make every reasonable effort to re-sell your booking. However, Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd is under no obligation to take any extraordinary measures to try to fill your spot on the trip. Alteration or Cancellation by Bay of Islands Rock Cruises LtdAll departures, activities & itineraries are subject to weather, tides & sea conditions. Bay of Islands Rock Cruises reserves the right to cancel any departure without prior notice in the interest of passenger comfort and safety.All Departures are subject to Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd minimum number of 10 guests being met. Should the minimum numbers not be reached Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd reserve the right to cancel the trip and offer guests a full refund of the cruise price or transfer to another cruise date.Our valued guests are hereby made aware that our adventure activities (kayaking, snorkeling, beach landing, treks) all have an element of risk and are suitable for people of good health. Whilst we do everything possible to safeguard our guests we cannot be held responsible for personal injury due to the actions of our guests that are beyond our control. The staff and management of Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd take all practicable steps to safeguard our guests. However, you must follow our instructions and use the safety equipment provided at all times. Adults accompanying any person under the age of 18 must ensure that the underage person follows our instructions at all times. You must release or indemnify Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd and our staff against any liability we incur to anyone else, resulting from your failure to follow our instructions or the failure of any person accompanying you under the age of 18 to follow our instructions.We reserve the right to withdraw any person who in our opinion is likely to endanger themselves or others. We also reserve the right to cancel the cruise if we become concerned for any reason for your safety or that of any other person.WARNING: Under New Zealand law it is extremely unlikely that you will be able to sue anyone if you are injured. In addition, New Zealand's accident compensation scheme provides only limited assistance to visitors to New Zealand who are injured. We strongly recommend that all visitors to New Zealand have full insurance covering any injury they might suffer, including medical treatment cover, before undertaking this activity. EXCLUSIONS: To the extent permitted by law, all our liability for damage to your property, disruption to travel plans, or mental injury is excluded. This exclusion is subject to any rights or remedies you may have under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.Please inform Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd of any medical conditions or other information we need to know to include you safely in this activity. For example: asthma, allergies, heart conditions, epilepsy or pregnancy. You are entitled to access any information we hold about you or to request its correction at any time.Your reservation of a trip with Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd does not include insurance of any type. All types of insurance are your responsibility. All luggage and personal effects are at all times your own responsibility.Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd will not be responsible for any loss, delay or costs connected with adverse weather conditions.Please note due to licensing regulations absolutely NO alcohol is to be brought aboard the vessel. We have full bar facilities aboard The Rock. Families with children of all ages are welcome on our cruises. However we require that families with children under the age of 16 take a private cabin for the comfort of both the children and the other guests onboard.By making the reservation for a trip with Bay of Islands Rock Cruises Ltd, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
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