Carino Sailing and Dolphin Adventures

Experience with us and help protect our wild dolphins!
Sail with us and discover the stunning scenery and Amazing wildlife of the beautiful bay of islands.
Surrounded by deep blue water, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife, sailing on Carino NZ our 50ft catamaran is the best way to experience the stunning bay of islands. Help to set sails or sit back and relax as the sails catch the breeze.
Watch wild dolphins in their ocean habitat. We are only yacht licensed view wild dolphins in the Bay of islands. We can watch and appreciate the magic of wild dolphins.
Interaction with the dolphins is at the dolphins’ invitation. All interactions are governed by the Department of Conservations Rules and Regs. Skippers and crew are trained in recognising signs of avoidance or non-interest by dolphins.
Every ticket directly contributes to marine mammal research and conservation – Protect the future.
While we are sailing, watch for our local little blue penguins, the world’s smallest penguin, our crazy diving gannets, pied cormorants, shearwaters, stormy petrels and other ocean birds.
Help us gather information about seabird populations. The bay of Islands is a regionally-significant area for seabirds. Help us understand these seabirds, while learning more about them yourself. Citizen science seabird monitoring.
An island stop is included, where you get to explore a historic scenic island with nature walks and snorkel the beach. Kiwi style bbq lunch aboard Carino NZ, with a cash bar available.
Departs Paihia daily 9.00am-3.30pm