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“A great day out with Daryl”

Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises
Ranked #3 of 19 Tours in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Boat tour cruise of Cathedral Cove, Cooks Beach, Hahei, marine reserve, caves and beaches. includes swimming and snorkelling if conditions suit
Valla, Australia
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58 reviews
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“A great day out with Daryl”
Reviewed 11 January 2012

We did the 2.5 hour tour from Whitianga Wharf with Daryl from Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises and it was great!! His boat an ex coast guard vessel is designed for a smooth ride no matter what the conditions(great for my wife - who is not the worlds greatest sailor)
Daryl's local knowledge, expert boatmanship and friendly banter made for a memorable day. A truly beautiful part of the world.

Visited January 2012
1 Thank JarvsnJen
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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“Fantastic experience”
Reviewed 8 December 2011

We really enjoyed this trip, we saw parts of New Zealand you can only experience with such a tour, VERY reasonably priced and a fantastic skipper, the skipper Darryl explains areas of interest along the way and takes you to famous sites such as a scene form the Narnia - Prince Caspian movie! Being taken into a massive cave only accessible via boat, the boat is Ex-Coastguard so it couldn’t be safer for families with young children who would love the experience. We highly recommend this tour and would defiantly go again. Make sure you bring your Camera as the sites are breathtaking and your togs for swimming with the fish in the marine reserve. We checked out the other boat tours in the area and this was the only one offering a reasonable price and a covered area to escape from the sun while out on the water. 10/10 from me.

Visited November 2011
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