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Cave Cruzer

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Whitianga Wharf | The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Definitely worth it!

Thank you very much for the trip! It was fun and educational to us first timers to the area. It was... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Azita T
Beautiful excursion !

We spend a great time exploring all the caves, seeing beautiful fishes, spotting seals and going to... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
roxannefl15
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Cave Cruzer Adventure Tours is the original Whitianga Marine Adventure Tour. Our ex naval rescue vessel gives you 360 degree unimpeded views and will take you to places that other boats cannot. You will learn local history of interest and visit...more
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Whitianga Wharf | The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Thank you very much for the trip! It was fun and educational to us first timers to the area. It was a pity we can't enjoy the Washing Machine because the waves were not as strong as said, but we get to see DOLPHINS!!!! The...More

Thank Azita T
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Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Hi Azita Thank you so much for your fantastic review! There is always something to see here in Whitianga and it was our pleasure to show you around. Dolphins are a fantastic bonus! Right time, right place :-) Come back again soon and tackle that...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We spend a great time exploring all the caves, seeing beautiful fishes, spotting seals and going to Cathedral Cove ! The guide is providing us with a lot of useful and interesting informations and we even got to blow into a shell to make music...More

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Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Thank you for your review! So glad you had a great time. We loved showing off our beautiful area to you.

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

I was hoping to go out for a snorkel dive to look at the sealife as promised by the pamphlet and booking staff. When we arrived they did their best to talk me out of it stating it would be too cold and they could...More

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Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Hi Aratag Thanks for reviewing Cave Cruzer, we appreciate your feedback! We regret that you were unhappy with 'no snorkeling' on the day but as responsible operators it is our job to fairly inform you of the prevailing conditions. After snorkeling the trip continues on...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

The BEST trip on offer. Due to the smaller boat, you get taken into more caves that the other tours can't fit into. We felt quite smug when we could see the other boats only floating outside the caves that we were able to explore!...More

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Michelle C, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Wow. Thanks for the great review! We loved meeting you guys and showing you our gorgeous area. Safe travels for the remainder of your time in NZ.

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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We went on the short trip (1 hour tour) and got to see alot! The guide was friendly, funny and knew alot! A lot of beautyful nature to see in Whitianga!

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Michelle C, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

We loved your review so much Erland....it is published in our latest brochure! Thank you

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Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

The sites visited were amazing. As the boat wasn't too big, we were able to enter caves and special sites that bigger boats can't enter, that was a huge thumbs up. The guide was very funny and knew what he was talking about. It's walking...More

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Michelle C, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! I have copied and pasted it into our latest brochure! Come back and visit again sometime!

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

This scenic cruise was the perfect way to explore the beautiful coastline, the coves & blowholes in the area. Being a small boat, "Steve" was able to tailor our trip to what those on board were interested in (including snorkelling opportunities). He was a wealth...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2016

Really really enjoyed this tour with CaveCruzer, as the blowholes, sinkholes and cave formations are spectacular. All these tours around this coastline are affected by the dynamic geology as well as changing patterns of sea-life, fish as well as cetaceans. Steve was right up to...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The tour run by our skipper Steve was much more than we expected! His interesting and humorous commentary kept us engaged throughout the 2.5 hour trip. The sights including Cathedral Cave and the many islands and geological features of Mercury Bay were above expectations. The...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Steve was a great host and skipper. Relaxed, friendly and knowledgeable. We knew it was going to be beautiful scenery- but from the boat it looked amazing! We appreciated you being flexible with us around the weather- and it turned out great. Thanks Steve- we...More

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