Cathedral Cove Water Taxi – Taxis & Shuttles Hahei
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Cathedral Cove

Cathedral Cove Water Taxi

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Contact info

Hayden Smith


Hahei Beach Car Park
New Zealand 3591

Business Hours

Summer hours
Our service is Weather Dependant so please contact our phone number or visit our facebook page for regular updates for our operating status.

Summer months only operation from 1 Oct - 30 April.

Cathedral Cove Water Taxi at Hahei Beach


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Getting from Hahei to Cathedral Cove takes just 10 minutes with the Cathedral Cove Water Taxi plus you get to see the beautiful coastline from a perspective only possible when travelling by boat.

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Visit Cathedral Cove Hahei by Boat

The easiest way of getting to Cathedral Cove is with the Cathedral Cove Water Taxi! You don't need to make a booking as the water taxi service has pick-up and drop-off every 30 minutes* from Hahei or Cathedral Cove. Just look for the big yellow and black flags on Hahei Beach in front of the main Hahei Beach car park.

You will have time to explore, photograph, swim and enjoy the very special Cathedral Cove in the 1 hour at the cove. As Cathedral Cove is part of the marine reserve, please leave your fishing gear at home! Do remember to bring your water, sunscreen, warm clothes, towel, snorkelling gear and camera.

Please note that there are no rubbish or toilet facilities at Cathedral Cove, you will need to leave only footsteps in the sand and bring out all rubbish with you. There are bins on the boat for small amounts of rubbish.

Water Taxi Prices to get to Cathedral Cove

  • Adults -  $80 return
  • Children - (2 -14 years)  $60 each way
  • Infants - free for under 2 years.

Payment is made on board the water taxi by cash or card (Eftpos, Debit, Visa or Mastercard).

Daily Cathedral Cove Water Taxi Operation Status and Departure Details (note weather dependant)

  • For daily operation status and departure times contact our phone 027 919 0563 (for an automated message)
  • Visit our facebook page for daily updates and our website for further information.

* Please note that the Cathedral Cove Water Taxi does not operate during rough weather.

Hahei and Whitianga Weddings and Special Group Bookings

Need transport to Cathedral Cove or the surrounding area for your wedding or special group occasion?  Contact our team to discuss your requirements. 

Important Information for Passengers

  • The water taxi operation is seasonal and weather dependant
  • We reserve the right to cancel trips due to poor weather & sea conditions
  • The boarding ramp rests in shallow water - you will get your feet wet!
  • Please see our website for more detailed information.

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Friendly, regular service.
Friendly, regular service. Only 10 minutes from Hahei so saves lots of time walking! Worth the fare.
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Amazing experienc
Amazing experience... I'm extremely scared of water.. the driver/owner made me feel so at easy... loved it great service.
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Fast, easy, economical
Best way to get to Cathedral Cove. Fast, easy, economical, driver was friendly and they make lots of trips so never have to wait long for a boat.
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