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Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour

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See all the highlights of this spectacular volcanic coastline in one hour including, two film locations from the 2nd Narnia movie Prince Caspian and world famous CATHEDRAL COVE. Explore spectacular sea caves and if dolphins take time out of their...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hahei, New Zealand
+64 7-866 3910
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All reviews blow hole cathedral cove sea caves snapper great trip hold on tight marine biology informative commentary rock formations amazing caves marine reserve beautiful coastline bird life worth every cent life jackets knew his stuff recommend this trip
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An outstanding tour. Our guide Michael was engaging, informative, friendly and a highly skilled skipper who made us feel safe at all times. Exceptional value for money: we saw loads of different sites that could only be accessed by boat. The caves are great and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chris m
Reviewed 2 days ago

A one hour excursion by Rib along the coastline visiting several coves and sea caves. The staff provided excellent commentary and answered all questions. Can recommend it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great and informative tour around Coromandel waters and just the right duration (especially with small children in tow). Tom was a great guide. Recommend you go if you're in the area!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Niels T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time, beautiful weather. Tour guide was informative and we saw some amazing caves. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 807shelleys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome trip around the waters of the Coromandel. Cathedral Cove was just one part of an amazing tour with caves, islands and wildlife in abundance. Fun and informative. Makes you want to move to Hahei. highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steverh71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a great experience out on the water with Hahei Explorer. Our skipper Tom gave the entire adventure a personal touch with an incredible knowledge of the area and the ability to take us into the little bays, coves and caves that dot the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Benjicow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poppa, grandson, Mum and her son all went out today on the Explorer. Plently of interesting information was given to us by the skipper, boat went fast and slow and we got to see heaps and have fun on the way. Would really recommend this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JeniferS383
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is simply brilliant. The boats are modern, safety is paramount, the skipper (Michael) was very knowledgeable, and the views were simply breathtaking. To top it off, we saw a pod of dolphins up close that was swimming along the shore. A must do activity.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Londontripadviser
HaheiExplorer, Manager at Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming aboard this us. Sounds like you had a fantastic time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 adults, 5&3 yr old went boxing day 9am. Perfect. Kids loved the life jackets, the speed, we saw lots. No sea life like penguins or whales, but that's down to luck. Skipper was super. We got very wet, so bring a towel for afterwards.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ayalajacobs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, jam packed hour of fun and sightseeing.....we saw some great locations and got wet and happy along the way. Great commentary, well organised, and an excellent view of the coastline and the different sights, especially Cathedral Cove. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynR209
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September 20, 2018|
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Response from HaheiExplorer | Property representative |
Hi Belinda. The boat tour stops at each point of interest so it will be calm at each spot. As our boat is an open top boat which is great for photography as other tour boats are enclosed. Depending on wind strength there may... More
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Faye J | Reviewed this property |
we booked ours the day of the trip and didnt have an issue...but by the time of our trip it was fully booked and no spaces for casual turn up..all depends on when you are travelling and if in peak season or not...if a t a... More