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Goat Island Dive & Snorkel

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Goat Island Dive & Snorkel
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Welcome to Goat Island Dive & Snorkel. Auckland's #1 underwater adventure offering everything from snorkel and dive hire, scuba dive training and dive trips. We are situated on the Matakana Coast in Leigh, just on the road to New Zealand's first...more
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142a Pakiri Road, Leigh, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6925
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All reviews dive snorkel open water goat island guided tour fish a great experience the reserve new zealand experience today knew her stuff top quality amazing staff in great condition whole experience my partner eagle ray many thanks
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Reviewed today via mobile

My 12 year old son had an amazing time on this trip. Sarah gave him lots of advice for his upcoming Padi course. They saw an eagle ray, crayfish and huge snapper. Highly recommend 👍

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took kiddos (7 & 8) for their first snorkel adventure. They were bursting with excitement to see fish so close up. Go at high tide to get the best plethora of marine animals. Lots of commercial enterprise going on with glass bottom boat and divers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jaynecam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clear waters and a scenic place an hr north of auckland, goat island is definitely worth visiting and snorkeling is a recommended activity. The guide is friendly and knowledgeable and you get to be in the water for approx 2 hours. Got to see 2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience lead by the knowledgeable and friendly Lissy. Quality equipment and beautiful location. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Migomes90
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally recommend this experience to all. The whole team, from those at the main office getting us all set up for the experience, right through to the instructor who took us out, were competent and brilliant. We ended up being mixed with a couple of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dbmajor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clear waters, lot of fishes to see. Friendly people and helpful too. Strongly recommemdable. We really enjoyed diving in goat island reserve!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bel149
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids for the beginners tour today and they had a blast. My 14 yr old son didn’t have much confidence it was going to be worth it but in the end he had the most fun. Having the gear for the day meant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 4youngever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all were so pleased with our experience today, from the wonderfully cheerful assistance we received at the Dive Shop to the guided snorkel itself! As a guide and instructor, Darryl clearly has a passion for diving and all things Moana; which clearly translated into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cdaunheimer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out. The check in and follow up, confirmation and booking process was very well managed and flexible. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NickiRobb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great snorkeling experience today! Everything was well explained both at the shop and by our instructor Daryl, who was so nice and attentive and made our tour awesome. Thanks!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kevin V
18 February 2017|
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Response from HappyFins | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kevin, Summer in NZ are Dec to Feb. Winter is from June to Aug. It depends on where in NZ you are for the best diving. If you are in North Island then areas north of Auckland would be the best such as Poor Knights... More
28 March 2015|
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Response from goatislanddive | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes we are open 4th and 5th. Times available are 12 noon for novice (those who have not snorkelled before and not confident in the water) and 2 p.m. for advanced swimmers i.e. need to be able to swim 200... More