Water activity

Whitianga: Cathedral Cove, Small Caves & Snorkel Boat Trip

Activity provider: Cave Cruzer Boat Tours

Whitianga: Cathedral Cove, Small Caves & Snorkel Boat Trip

Activity provider: Cave Cruzer Boat Tours

From US$ 77.42 per person

Exciting white-knuckle thrills, Cathedral Cove, Small Caves other boats can’t get inside. Unimpeded views, stunning beaches, volcanic towering pinnacles, blowholes & sea life. Get closer & see more!

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Exhilarating boat tour to the world-famous Cathedral Cove
  • Take in spectacular views of volcanic pinnacles and ancient blowholes
  • Admire the bay’s giant blowholes and huge sea caves
  • Explore small caves & get closer to more
  • Keep an eye out for marine life and enjoy a spot of snorkeling
Full description
The only boat tour to combine thrills & small caves experiences to Cathedral Cove and beyond. Experience the thrill of small cave adventures where others can't take you. Discover magnificent views, see New Zealand's 2nd largest sea cave, regularly going to the places seen in online videos & pictures, get up close to aquatic life in the marine reserve. Leaving Whitianga Wharf, stop to view Shakespeare's Cliff then, pass the stunning Lonely before exploring inside Cooks Beach Blowhole and gazing out through the top. Be amazed at the panoramic scenery at Cathedral Cove. Head south getting close in along the coastline in and out of bays, caves, and blowholes. Take in the mesmerising volcanic landscape of towering pinnacles and rock sculptures. Marvel at the size of New Zealand's 2nd largest sea cave "Orua" before visiting offshore islands with more caves. Have the option to snorkel and witness sea life in the marine reserve before heading back to Whitianga.
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Please make your way to Whitianga Wharf.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Everyone must be ok with high-speed maneuvers and possible jarring associated with fast boats
  • Not suitable for children under 10kgs (22lbs)
  • No lap sitting possible
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Our teenagers loved the thrill of the boat ride and we really enjoyed seeing all the caves around the bay. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the trip fun.

April 16, 2022

Product ID: 415084