Cave Cruzer Whitianga

Cathedral Cove Boat Tour Whitianga

Whitianga to Hot Water Beach, navigating over 32 km’s we will showcase some of Mercury Bay’s stunning coastline & offshore Islands on the Coromandel Peninsula. Experience & photograph fantastic blowholes, towering volcanic rock sculptures & caves! Learn some history of the area. Check out the inside of Cooks Beach Blowhole then visit the World Famous “Cathedral Cove” featured in the movie “Narina” (can you find the Sleeping Dragon?) located in the Te Whanganui a Hei Marine Reserve & see abundant sea life. Listen to the acoustics inside NZ’s 2nd largest sea cave “Orua”.

 

Cave Cruzer is an exciting, fun tour that gets you closer as it is one of a few companies that can access inside smaller caves, the amazing Big Bay Blowhole & cruise through Mercury Bay’s own hole in the rock at Poikeke Island (dependant on sea & tide conditions).

Express Tour

Duration: 1-1/4 Hrs (approx.)

You’ll see a variety of places inside Mercury Bay, including Cathedral Cove, Whale Cave, Piokeke Island Hole in the Rock and view the fish in the Marine Reserve

See Shakespeare’s Cliff, Lonely Bay, Cathedral Cove. See Inside Cooks Blowhole & Whale Cave and if the tide is right our very own “Hole in the Rock”. (All subject to conditions on the day).

View fish in the Marine Reserve.

Learn the history of the area and be amazed by the volcanic formations throughout the Bay.

Ultimate Tour

Duration: 2-1/2 Hrs (approx.)

Not only will you see the beauty of Mercury Bay but also NZ’s 2nd largest sea cave – Orua Sea Cave and there is also a snorkelling option. Continue on from the Express Tour to see more fantastic coastline scenery as we go down to the Orua Sea Cave where you will be taken INSIDE the cave and hear the amazing acoustics when we play music.  See inside the Big Bay Blowhole (dependant on sea & tide conditions). You will stop for a short snorkel/swim if desired.  All snorkeling gear supplied.

Endeavour Tour

Specialty Tour > Oct 2019 only > more info

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What our Customers say…

Must do if you are in Whitianga! We went on the short trip (1 hour tour) and got to see so much. The guide was friendly, funny and knew a lot! So much beautiful nature to see in Whitianga! Erlend H ...
Brilliant, magical, stunning! The BEST trip on offer. Due to the smaller boat, you get taken into more caves that the other tours can't fit into. We felt quite smug when we could see the other boats only floating outside the caves that ... Read More
Fantastic Cruise! This scenic cruise was the perfect way to explore the beautiful coastline, the coves & blowholes in the area. Being a small boat, the skipper was able to tailor our trip to what those on board were interested in (including ... Read More
Best Tour The tour was much more than we expected! The skippers interesting and humorous commentary kept us engaged throughout the 2.5 hour trip. The sights including Cathedral Cove and the many islands and geological features of Mercury Bay were ... Read More

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