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Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour

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Address: South End of Hahei Beach, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
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+64 7-866 3910
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08:00 - 18:00
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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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Exhilerating Boat ..surprisingly dry

Took this tour on a fantastic day full of sun and calm waters . The trip is stunning and a fab way to see all the beaches and coast by hahei. Super little caves and if you go on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took this tour on a fantastic day full of sun and calm waters . The trip is stunning and a fab way to see all the beaches and coast by hahei. Super little caves and if you go on the low tide the blowhole that is a must if you can !! highly recommend this trip with great staff they... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This tour is great. You will board to small boat (for max 10 pax I guess), and you ll be taken to "secret" places accessible from the sea only. Half of the jurney is in sea reserve, so there are plenty of cormorants, if you are lucky you can see doplhins or whales. Be careful, tour depends on weather (sea... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Thanks to Robyn and Shayne for this trip arranged through Helen last Sunday the 4th December. It was an awesome experience looking at various caves from the sea and some marine life. It was a new experience to look at the Cathedral Cove from the ocean and get in quite close to the shore. The skipper was very informative. A... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Firstly a huge thank you to Shane and Robyn for your kindness and generosity in taking our family on an excursion around Hahei during our difficult time, we will not forget it! It was a lot of fun, we especially enjoyed going into the sea caves and being up and close with marine life. Our tour guide was great and... More 

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Hahei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

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 3 December 2016

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 29 November 2016 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 25 November 2016 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 20 November 2016

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 11 November 2016 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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