Cave Cruzer Whitianga

Cathedral Cove Boat Tour Whitianga

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Cave Cruzer takes your thrills & excitement seriously! Hold on tight for the best exhilarating small group tour in the Bay! Showcasing Cathedral Cove, Blowholes, Caves & NZ’s second largest sea cave, Orua.

 

A photographers dream our open boat offers 360° unimpeded views & has access to smaller caves. Easily view sea life with purpose built all up front seating allowing everyone direct access to the side so you get closer & experience more. We go inside caves & blowholes others don’t. No Roof means you can see out through the top of blowholes and inside caves & the full height of the landscape.

 

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Whitianga to Hot Water Beach, Mercury Bay’s stunning coastline and offshore Islands. Experience 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 “Narnia” located in the “Te Whanganui-A-Hei” Marine Reserve and see abundant sea life. Then listen to the acoustics inside NZ’s second largest sea cave “Orua”. Snorkelling is an option if desired (sanitised mask & snorkel available).

 

Cave Cruzer holds a marine mammal watch permit & our schedule allows us to get closer for longer if penguins, seals, dolphin or Orca are seen.

(All above is subject to conditions on the day. Tour is NOT suitable for infants or the faint hearted. Everyone must wear lifejackets only available for persons 10kg up, 10-40kg foam type, 40kg up are inflatable type).

To enquire about Private or Custom tours check out details at www.cavecruzer.co.nz

To book a “PRIVATE TOUR” for 1 – 12 persons book a tour & select 12 Adults & use the promo code “Private” to receive a 20% discount, please include a note with how many people you have booked for.

Contact us direct to inquire about CUSTOM tours. Tell me what you would like to do, how long for & where you would like to go & let’s see if we can make it happen together!

Ultimate Tour

Duration: 2 to 2-1/4 Hrs (approx.)

You’ll see a variety of places in & around Mercury Bay, including Flaxmill Bay, Shakespeare’s Cliff, Lonely Bay, Cooks Beach blowhole, Cathedral Cove, Whale Cave, Poikeke Island Hole in the Rock and view the fish in the Marine Reserve. Snorkelling is an option if desired (sanitised mask & snorkel available).

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

Not only will you see the beauty from Whitianga to Hahei but also more fantastic scenery as we navigate along the coastline towards Hot Water Beach to see a huge old blowhole, many more caves & NZ’s second largest sea cave “Orua” where you will be taken inside & hear the amazing acoustics.

 

(All above is subject to conditions on the day. Tour is NOT suitable for infants or the faint hearted. Everyone must wear lifejackets only available for persons 10kg up, 10-40kg foam type, 40kg up are inflatable type).

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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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