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Goat Island Marine Reserve

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Goat Island Road | Leigh, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6334
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Marine Science centre was really good value for money and my grandson thoroughly enjoyed the touch... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_grass_esposti
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Warkworth, New Zealand
Great facility

We took our two six year old grandsons to Goat Island. Great natural experience - no gimmicks and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claire J
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Average9%
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Goat Island Road | Leigh, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-422 6334

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marine Science centre was really good value for money and my grandson thoroughly enjoyed the touch pool and sea slugs. We were even lucky enough to see an octopus released - staff were wonderful and made our visit a memorable one . There is a...More

Thank _grass_esposti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our two six year old grandsons to Goat Island. Great natural experience - no gimmicks and the science centre very interesting for everyone. The student managing the centre spent some quality time with the children who loved the touch pool. We would have...More

Thank Claire J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of my favourite spots in Auckland. I usually just go for the scenery buy it`s a great place to kayak, snorkel or dive.

Thank Lacr1s
Reviewed 7 September 2017

An incredible protected marine reserve where you can snorkel with a variety of marine wildlife up close and in their environment. Hire snorkeling equipment on the beach or bring your own. This is a free attraction and a scenic place to relax, unwind and blend...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places to go in NZ. Amazing views and ocean wildlife. Can be busy but always room to get in the sea and snorkel.

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Really worth visiting and snorkelling or diving it's teeming with ocean wildlife in its natural state you will truly see what New Zealand's coastal bays are like underwater fish shell fish plant life Stunningly beautiful

Thank kaahu5
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Island Marine Reserve is a great activity for solo, family, friends and other travellers. Just the location and views are incredible beautiful and the marine life is worth it.

1  Thank Laurence F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

When visiting Auckland it is well worth a trip out to Goat Island Marine reserve. Take a boat trip and enjoy the wonderful sights of this precious reserve. On your return, have a picnic on the grass by the sea. Magic

Thank Discerningguests
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This area is nestled in the marine reserve and can handle beginner divers and snorkellers along with the university marine science centre and walkways up the hills. There is a bit of fun fish spotting and exploring the rockpools with kids. Further out there are...More

Thank HikersGuide2Earth
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We dropped in on a grey day with quite a chop on the water so snorkelling was out which is the main draw here. The parking is very restricted and the area has minimal beach and land access so too busy and restrictive if you...More

Thank Erik B
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abigail s
10 March 2017|
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Response from MaggiePrentice | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not sure, did not do the boat, just snorkled
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EenieA
6 January 2015|
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Response from Felice_8884 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eenie, When are you arriving? We might drive you there if we are available on the day.
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