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.

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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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 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 us 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!

What our Customers say…

An awesome tour… What a fantastic trip. Brian is a fantastic host, very knowledgeable about the area. Brian took us into caves that other boats may not be able to get into. The scenery was amazing with plenty of opportunity for photos. The… Read More
Amazing trip! An amazing adventure. Brian was funny and really knew the caves and the waters very well. Seeing the shore, caves and the ocean out on a boat was amazing. The water was so clear, turquoise and deep blue. On a… Read More
Fantastic boat trip Our guide Brian was very funny and welcoming. Made an effort when there were dolphins spotted in the area so we could take some great pics. It was the icing on our cake! The snorkeling was also a nice experience.… Read More
Excellent tour… Brian our skipper was awesome. He was knowledgeable, has a cool sense of humour and took us to some amazing spots. My teenage boys loved jumping off the rocks near the cave and also swimming in clear waters. This was… Read More

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