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“Beautiful Marine Reserve”

Goat Island Marine Reserve
Ranked #3 of 28 things to do in Warkworth
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

A fantastic place to snorkel or dive. As it's a marine reserve there's a stunning array of marine life swimming through the reserve right up to the beach and near the rocks.
It's not a great beach, but that's not what you come here for.

Thank Loyal-QPR-Fan
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Nice drive to this particular spot where you can hire all the gear you need to see fish under water. Go early as it gets quite busy and parking is limited. The fish are great but don't expect to see anything tropical. There is a glassed bottom boat there for those less adventurous.

Thank Gary L
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Ever wonder what the fish were like before people caught them all. Go to Goat island and see the seas teeming with fish of all shapes and sizes. Amazing place to go and it's easy to hire gear to go

Thank Andy S
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Great place to snorkel or dive. If you would rather stay dry then try the glass bottom boat that leaves from the beach

Thank Pam B
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

we went in late summer, lots of fish in the water they come really close to u as they know lots of people are around. the glass bottom boat is pretty good the boat owners are really friendly and point out all the fish. lots of snapper, but other fish too. cannot have access to the island.

Thank crazytravel69
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