The holiday season is upon us once again and what a great opportunity to spend some time with loved ones, out in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Actually that is exactly what we do here at Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures just about every day. Although we are fairly certain that the dolphins that […]
We have been very lucky to have a new baby dolphin calf born in the bay of Islands. He/she is now five week old and looks to be swimming strongly. It takes some time for the newly born calf to get adjusted to the new environment. The baby dolphin breathes by “chin slapping” (raising […]
We sighted a giant petrel off Tapeka Point, in the bay of islands in late October. Very unusual to see this far north and this close in. You could really see the size difference and why they are called giant petrels.
According to DOC their Conservation status is Native seabird, naturally uncommon there are no […]
Here are a few of our favourite things to do!
Oke Bay is a local’s hang out. Head out to Rawhiti, climb the steep steps, and be rewarded with a stunning view: pure blue water, white sandy beaches. If you are feeling fit head over the hill to Whangamumu Harbour. – Free
Sandboarding Hokinga with Hokianga […]
We will cruise with a dolphin pod and determine if swimming will be allowed based on the group composition and behavior. Our goal is to provide you with the experience of a lifetime – up close and personal with wild dolphins.