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Perfect Day Ocean Cruise

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Address: Marina Road, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 4343 867
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An icon on Northland’s horizon, the Poor Knights Islands are both a...

An icon on Northland’s horizon, the Poor Knights Islands are both a complete Marine Reserve, and a Nature Reserve. The Perfect Day’s half-day cruise takes you snorkeling, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding in sub-tropical waters, sightseeing into the World's largest sea-cave and through spectacular arches. With a dramatic volcanic backdrop and turbulent Maori history, teaming schools of fish and bird life, this is a day you will remember for the rest of your life.

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Breathtaking, literally!

I review the snorkelling cause that's what I did today! Man this was my high light so far! I still can't believe what I saw today! This place is just amazing! So much marine life... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
FreddyNZ_2015
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Moers, Germany
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Moers, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I review the snorkelling cause that's what I did today! Man this was my high light so far! I still can't believe what I saw today! This place is just amazing! So much marine life! Every single dollar worth to spent! I am so impressed! Thank you so much for showing me that amazing wildlife!!! Cheers Fredrik

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indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Always love to go snorkeling whenever we are in an area that has interesting fish and coral. A Perfect Day is a top notch company that offers many options for enjoying the ocean around Tutukaka area. We went snorkeling and kayaking. Went into a cave to see the beautiful colors on the cave walls. So cool. They provide everything you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

If you love snorkeling, kayaking, boats and sea birds - then this will be your perfect day. This was my first non-tropical snorkeling. It was fantastic. Clouds of fish. Especially loved going into the cave and looking back at the entrance. Fantastic crew on the boat. Always helpful and friendly. Loved the extra trip to the seabird stacks.

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Richmond, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

I have done my fair share of "touristy" things around New Zealand having travelled here for business over the last 8 years. I have to say that this "cruise" is, hands-down, one of the best of the bunch. It truly was a perfect day. The experience balances well independent time snorkeling, paddle boarding, etc., with a cruise around the islands.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

From the get go the Perfect Day team at the Dive Tutukaka grotto (offices) made this a special day. Their on-board crew made it even better. They guided their passengers with a casual professionalism that put even the shakiest of sea-goers at ease. The way taught us how to handle and use the wet suits, snorkels, paddle-boards and kayaks made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

The staff were very professional, lovely fresh lunch, couldn't complain about a thing. One of the group went snorkelling and she loved her time. You can also go kayaking or paddle boarding too.

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Thank noelenes2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time today. The staff were welcoming and super helpful. Lovely lunch and awesome snorkeling at the Poor Knights.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

What can you say that others haven't? Grab a flyer and that's what you'll get but more. Nothing could be faulted on our tour from the amazing staff to the simple,but perfect lunch and awesome beauty of nature. It is truly an amazing trip.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Unique rock formations, caves, birds and of course the beautiful underwater world. Really enjoyed it, was very interesting to learn about the Poor Knights Islands too. Couldn't believe the abundance of fish, unreal snorkelling. Crew friendly and awesome, thanks for a great time:)

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This was an amazing trip. I have recommended this trip to many friends over the years but not done it myself until last week on a school trip. The staff were very professional and accomodating... Esp as we had nearly 60 children on board.

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