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Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour

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Address: South End of Hahei Beach, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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See all the highlights of this spectacular volcanic coastline in one hour...

See all the highlights of this spectacular volcanic coastline in one hour including, two film locations from the 2nd Narnia movie Prince Caspian and world famous CATHEDRAL COVE. Explore spectacular sea caves and if dolphins take time out of their busy schedules to visit us in the bay, we have a marine mammal watch permit.When the tide is right you will visit an awesome blowhole and venture into a sea cave 80 feet high. Truly a magical place!

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An adventure for the kids & parents!

Great experience from beginning to end, made even better by having the most beautiful summer's day and flat sea. We phoned the morning of our tour to see if we could book two... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great experience from beginning to end, made even better by having the most beautiful summer's day and flat sea. We phoned the morning of our tour to see if we could book two families (including a 5 yr old and two 8 yr olds) in that day, and within three hours we were out on the water with Riley. This... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful trip with most interesting skipper (Tom) - beautiful views, fascinating geology and the history well explained by skipper. Thoroughly enjoyed

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Thank Judith B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This one hour trip is really worth the money! You don't only get to see Cathedral cove, but many other creeks and caves that you can't access by foot or car. Moreover, you get a bit more background and information on all the rock formations etc,... we were also lucky to have great weather, so it was an awesome trip!... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking a good look at the cathedral cove ang hahei beach from a distance was a different experience and they took us to place to where our feet won't be able to take us. Hopefully more stops in the future though, just can't get enough of the beauty of nature. But nonetheless the staff was very friendly made our day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed this trip. Visited lots of places. Very informative. Recommend this if you want to see more.

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cheshire uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent trip visiting a good number of interesting and beautiful features along the coastline. We visited stacks, caves, a blowhole and Cathedral Cove. The blowhole was amazing and probably the highlight of the trip; it was quite magical to go inside and look up though the open hole at the overhanging trees. It was also great to... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot rate this fantastic tour highly enough we had a great time the young man who took us out was so passionate dedicated and interesting he told us about the history and the geology of the area as well as the marine conservation, this tour is well worth the money.

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Bovenkarspel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic boat trip of about one hour with a rubber boat. The captain took us to the marine reserve and told us a lot of interesting facts. Cathedral Cove is beautiful from the water, but most impressive was the blowhole he took us in with the beautiful clear water and the open roof. Good value for your money!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had true tour in sept 2016 and was really nice. Very friendly captain who took a nice tour for us. He arrived just minutes before the tour so don't worry if you arrive earlier and the beach is empty.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour 😀 Exciting, informative & fun!! Thanks Robyn,Shane, Jess & Tom for making it happen❤

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