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Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour

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Address: South End of Hahei Beach, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-866 3910
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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See all the highlights of this spectacular volcanic coastline in one hour...

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 busy schedules to visit us in the bay, we have a marine mammal watch permit.When the tide is right you will visit an awesome blowhole and venture into a sea cave 80 feet high. Truly a magical place!

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An amazing and generous trip

What a wonderful trip and such a kind gesture Robyn and Shane for you to donate this tour to the six visitors. You are amazing and as they said "it was amazing, the caves awesome... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a wonderful trip and such a kind gesture Robyn and Shane for you to donate this tour to the six visitors. You are amazing and as they said "it was amazing, the caves awesome, the skipper great and it was so good to blow some cobwebs out" after their loss. Thank you so much again . You are amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most personalised way to explore Hahei with a knowledgeable captain who takes time to discover the particular interests that you have! I took this trip with my mother and grandfather who is in his 80's, I was concerned that it would be to much for my grandfather, it was rather the opposite he enjoyed it so much and loved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip with knowledgeable Shane as skipper - he was an excellent guide and even pointed out some little blue penguins. Highly recommend this trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ride is amazing. If you visit Hahei, you must really try this amazing tour. I travelled with my Mum in her sixties and she enjoyed it very very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just brought some more guests over to the Coromandel to experience this amazing trip. As always, they raved over it - a real highlight to their holiday in NZ. Tui Tours Ltd.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on the Explorer. Lots to see in the one hour tour. Amazing coastline and marine life. Our guide was friendly and very knowledgeable on the area. Would definitely do it again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See some the countries great natural coastline on this 1hr tour. The blowhole and the other spectacular sea caves need to be seen to be believed. Recommend you go at high tide to be able to access all the caves, plus get nice and close to cathedral cove.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We initially booked to go one day but the weather was inclement and we got a call to say the tour would not go ahead. We were still keen the next morning when we got a call to say the weather was looking good and ask if we would be available? We just made it from Whitianga to Hahei in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took this hour long trip off Hahei beach on a bright and sunny day. It was delightful going up and down the nearby coast, into sea caves, around some of the closer islands., and finally to Cathedral Cove. The boat is small ( holding 10 people) so if the weather is cooperating the captain can get into some very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a great morning trip with my two girls (4 + 10), and they loved it! Definitively one of the highlights of our trip... The chance to feed snappers, see penguins, funny rocks, go into caves and through rock holes... Just fantastic!

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