Fantastic scenery, fascinating geology, caves, blow holes, dolphin, Orca, Hot Water Beach, Hahei, Gemstone Bay, Cathedral Cove, Shakespeare's Bluff, Cooks Beach, Cooks Blow Hole, snorkelling, fish life, adventure, local history, lava flows and more. This on the water adventure is a fun thing to do for all of the family and friends!
Our Tour Boat
The ex Coast Guard Rayglass 8.5 meter Protector offers a very smooth ride with an excellent viewing platform, and an underwater camera to view the sea life.
Enjoy Snorkellig At The Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve
For the swimmers in your group, the opportunity to snorkel in the marine reserve and other locations gives a unique up close look at the fish life inhabiting the reserve. We exclusively offer the opportunity to swim with the fish in the Cathedral Cove - Whanganui A Hei Marine Reserve with our on board snorkel gear!!!
Scenic Boat Tour Options and Departure Times
We have a range of boat tours to suit our visitors that may have limited time available or for those with a more leisurely schedule. Tours depart from Whitianga Wharf and pickup from Ferry landing can be arranged.
Enjoy the spectacular coastal scenery of Cathedral Cove and the Mercury Bay with our local tour guides.
Departs Whitianga at 7.30am sharp
If you have limited time and would like to pack in the best of the spectacular Cathedral Cove and Mercury Bay scenery this is a great option.
- Departs Whitianga 7:30am - Return 9:00am (1.5hrs)
Departs Whitianga three times a day (2.5hrs)
This tour allows 2.5hrs for an in depth view of the Mercury Bay and Cathedral Cove Coastline with the additional highlights of sea cavesm blowholes and stunning beaches to view along the way.
- Departs Whitianga 9:30am - Return 12:00 noon
- Departs Whitianga 1:00pm - Return 3:30pm
- Departs Whitianga 4:00 pm - Return 6:30pm