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The Goat Island NZ Glass Bottom Boat is a popular, fully commentated 45-minute tour showcasing the area’s abundant marine life, fauna, birds, reefs and caves. During the trip, guests learn about the history, preservation and protection of New...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Goat Island Road, Leigh, Auckland 0947, New Zealand
My partner and I went on the boat a week ago while visiting Omaha.
We absolutely loved our tour. The skipper was full of knowledge and was also a bit of a comedian and made everyone laugh. We got to see lots of different fish...More
The boat takes visitors on a tour from the beach across reefs to Goat Island to view some of the caves. The marine life on the day of our visit was disappointing, We saw quite a lot of curious snapper, a few moki and an...More
Bought a groupon voucher for 2 people to attend. Had to wait for them to update their website then we tried booking several times, it didnt work,so emailed for help. Received no answer. I have sent 4 emails, the only people helping me was groupon....More
We booked the glass bottom boat tour and drove a lot of kilometers. As we arrived (waisted our half day because of the tour) there was nobody so we waited until the tour should start. Unfortunately there was no sign saying the conditions are too...More
Scott P, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017
Its unfortunate that people do not read the conditions of purchase, it states to check the web site or phone to insure the boat is sailing due to weather conditions, we also send a text message if we are not sailing due to conditions but...More
Great time with the family, we were lucky enough to see dolphins playing and splashing right beside the boat.
Would defiantly recommend it to others and take a picnic and enjoy the beautiful view before or after the boat trip or there are many good...More
I had a very nice time and I really would like to come back to glass bottom boat with JMR group and my own family.
The Guy was very informed and he talked about the diferent types of fishes there are in New...More
The skipper was very friendly and knowledgeable, and the view around was awesome. However, the view under the glass bottom was not as attractive as expected, partly due to too many heads reflected form the opposite bench, partly due to lack of various fish under...More
Toke the tour with 5 year old son and found skipper very friendly, knowledgeable and definitely made the trip interesting and fun for everyone.
Suitable for all ages and fitness levels as comes right up on beach to get on and off.
A great way to view the marine life, the visibility wasn't ideal but Scotty the skipper made the trip interesting and enjoyable. Definitely a good idea to book over the phone or on the website if you're going in peak season! Special thanks to Jacqui...More