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Ocean Leopard Tours

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“full monty”(72 reviews)
“cathedral cove”(105 reviews)
“both sides”(15 reviews)
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Explore one of New Zealand’s most breath-taking stretches of coast with the exhilarating and award winning Ocean Leopard Tours. On the 2 hour Full Monty Tour you will cruise 12 km of rugged volcanic coastline visiting nearby islands, stunning...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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+64 27 226 6480
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A huge thank you to our Captain Justin who took my family and I out on an amazing boat trip this morning. Photo opportunities of the coastline, beaches and of course the spectacular Cathedral Cove were endless thanks to Justin’s skillfull manouvering of the boat...More

Thank mattandmegs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a cruise on "The Full Monty" which cruised Mercury Bay, Cathedral Cove and surrounds and the Marine grounds. The cruise was captained and narrated by Justin who we found very friendly and informative. The trip covers a serious amount of the Coromandel landmarks...More

Thank Joweng
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mid October is a great great season to book a tour with Justin. We arrived in Whitianga on Friday and intended to head out on the tour on a nice sunny day, Justin kept us informed regarding the weather and suggested we book in for...More

Thank Wahidnz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a two hour trip down the coast, and it proved to be a great tour. It was a lovely sunny day, and the coast looked wonderful. Our driver/ guide was very knowledgable and articulate on all aspects of what we were seeing. The...More

Thank Chris R
JPHopkins, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Chris, thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review. The trip back can feel a lot faster if the wind is against us. You're right Cathedral Cove us amazing but the is so much breathtaking scenery out there!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn’t recommend to do it any other way but with these guys. We initially thought to walk down to cathedral cove however we this was going to be a 40 min walk down not long for some really glad we chose the option by boat...More

Thank Sabrina A
Justin H, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sabrina, thanks so much for taking the time to review Ocean Leopard! We are so glad you chose us as your preferred option to see Cathedral Cove. The walk down there can definitely be a bit challenging for some and there are so many...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was recommended and booked for us by the B&B where we were staying. It was fantastic the pick up was easy at Ferry Landing our skipper was Justin who also just happens to be incredibly handsome. He took great care of everyone on...More

Thank Stephanie B
Justin H, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stephanie, well I don't know what to say! What a lovely review full of compliments!! I'm so pleased you enjoyed the tour and felt well looked after during your time with Ocean Leopard. Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can not explain how spectavular this experience was the whole trip was amazing every thing we saw was unreal from the scenery to the caves to feeding fish to sea lions to pulling up a cray pot ! everything ! but most of all...More

Thank Olivia B
Justin H, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Olivia, I must say this was one of the most epic trips I've ever taken out. The stars were aligned to produce so many great experiences all packed into the same tour. It's absolutely fantastic that you got to see Orca. Last season we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip, 2 hours of fabulous bays beaches and history. Our skipper was very helpful and well informed. Stopped at each location for good photo opportunities and detailed descriptions of each cove we visited.

Thank Stephanie P
Justin H, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stephanie, thanks so much for taking the time to review Ocean Leopard Tours. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the tour and managed to get some great photos along the way. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the area. Cheers, Justin

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our trip around marvelous Mercury Bay! The Ocean Leopard is a superbly comfortable boat for seeing the beautiful beaches, stunning topography and marine life. And Justin is an excellent guide. His relaxed, friendly style ensured everyone on board felt included and informed. Highly...More

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Justin H, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Shenagh, I love the title of your review, thank you! It's so rewarding to hear words like this and makes my job all the more worth while knowing that people are taking away some special memories of the area. Cheers, Justin

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful trip all round. SUPERB scenery,loads of knowledge of the area & particularly the knowledge around Captain Cook. Along with a very charming well mannered host. Thankyou for being attentive with my mum making sure she was comfortable and warm offering your jacket. Thanks...More

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Justin H, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Deb and Ruth, thanks so much for taking the time to review us. I really appreciate it and am so pleased you enjoyed the tour and felt well looked after. On top of sharing the spectacular highlights of this coastline to people it's important...More

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Alison C
21 May 2017|
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Response from JPHopkins | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for the enquiry. Generally speaking we run all year around. In winter months when weather conditions are less favourable it's best to call us when you arrive in the area and take it from there. Thank you... More
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sarathk435
17 March 2017|
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Response from JPHopkins | Property representative |
Hi sarath k, thank you for your question, it's one we get asked quite a bit. We love animals but I'm afraid on the Ocean Leopard we do not allow pets. This is really out of respect to other customers who may have allergies... More
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Aussie2066
6 February 2017|
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Thanks Justin.we booked the longer one
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