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Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises

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14 Esplanade | Whitianga wharf, The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 27 555 5152
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Excellent

Had a great morning out with Ken on the Three "C's" cruise. Saw all the advertised attractions of... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
carolesaul
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Amazing day

Outstanding trip along coast with skipper Ken who was both knowledgeable and amusing. He set up the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Steve B
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Boat tour cruise of Cathedral Cove, Cooks Beach, Hahei, marine reserve, caves and beaches. includes swimming and snorkelling if conditions suit
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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14 Esplanade | Whitianga wharf, The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Had a great morning out with Ken on the Three "C's" cruise. Saw all the advertised attractions of the tour and were taken on an extra trip out to see Super Yacht in the bay. 2.5 hrs advertised but no trouble to the skipper who...More

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Ken H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks yes always nice to have my future tour boat in the harbour - haha a little out of my price range at £65m Must have been chatting to much to be that much over Ken

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Outstanding trip along coast with skipper Ken who was both knowledgeable and amusing. He set up the trip and boat to its best advantage for both interest and photo opprtunities. Came off the trip with a big smile!

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Ken H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks for the review we would love those some pics in our T/A page if you wouldn't mind Ken

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Water is so prisitne. Its typically a 20 minute walk from the drop off. Afterwards the beach is outstanding. The sand is so fine and the water is cool. Swam from the shore to the "small island" where you can actually do a "small cliff...More

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Ken H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Nice review but not our boat cruise. But yes water is beautiful at Cathedrsl Cove and often better further down the coast where it is only accessible by boat. Come for a cruise with us next time Ken

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Great morning tour to cathedral cove and a few caves. Excellent scenery and very knowledgeable host. Thanks Ken

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Ken H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks for choosing us an taking the time to review Ken

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We had hoped for the short early morning cruise but it wasn't available and that turned out to be a blessing in disguise! I highly recommend the longer tour if you have time so you can see all that the bay has to offer. It...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Hi Tara - Thank you for the review - yes the longer trip is excellent as you certainly see alot more of the coastline and we were thrilled to hear it was a highlight of your time in Whitianga - Thanks again

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Back in December, another couple, my husband and I so enjoyed our tour with you to Cathedral Cove. I loved your amusing stories especially the one about "your little shack" as well as all the geological information. Your love of the water and knowledge of...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thanks for your review guys and pleased you had an enjoyable time. We look forward to you perhaps re-visiting us at some stage!! Thanks Lesley and Ken

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This was my second time doing the tour with Ken I did it 2 years ago and brought my friends to do it with me again from Australia it was one of their favourite parts of their holiday in NZ. Ken has alot of local...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thanks Bianca I hope you got the pics ok jumping off the boat with friends nearly had me joining in too K

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I would definitely recommend this trip if you're staying in the Whitianga area. The trip we went on started at 07:30 and lasted until about 09:00 but it's definitely worth the early morning start because you get to see Cathedral Cove when it's not overly...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Yes our CC tour is good for the those that have other schedules to keep. Its a great time in the morning to see Cathedral Cove

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We booked our cruise on Tuesday with Ken . He was so knowledgable of the area and showed us all around cathedral cove . A definite cruise " to do" when you're in the area . Good time with lots of laughs !! Thanks Diane...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thanks for the review great to have you on board I really enjoyed the trip. full of laughs and fun Ken

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We did the 1.5 hour cruise and visited all the sites with skipper Ken. We were leaving town and could only fit early morning in and he was kind enough to take us out just the 2 of us with a little bub. Was a...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thanks for the review really nice day yours a great time to see Cathedral Cove when not to busy Ken

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