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Boat tour cruise of Cathedral Cove, Cooks Beach, Hahei, marine reserve, caves and beaches. includes swimming and snorkelling if conditions suit
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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14 Esplanade | Whitianga wharf, The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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+64 27 555 5152
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All reviews captain ken cathedral cove fish rough seas excellent value for money excellent cruise boat trip sense of humour without hesitation rock formations marine reserve felt very safe clear water great trip great local knowledge well worth the money recommend this trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ken did a fantastic job today navigating his boat, showing us the sights, teaching us about the area's geology, making sure we got good photos, and keeping the tour fun! I would highly recommend using Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises!

Thank mytravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful few hours with our very enthusiastic and funny tour guide/skipper Ken. He had lots to tell about the surroundings and marine life!

Thank Bart T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a perfect day out on the beautiful and calm waters. The skipper was a charming fella, very welcoming and with a good sense of humour. The cove, cave and coastline were all very pretty and Ken had a good grasp of knowledge about...More

Thank Prasadfam
Reviewed 11 October 2018

So glad we went for this tour. It was one of the highlights of our trip to NZ. Ken was an amazing skipper, very knowledgeable and so much fun. Great to see someone who really loves what he does. The boat was so manoeuvrable we...More

Thank sydneykath2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Would recommend this scenic cruise to anyone, The scenery was spectacular. A beautiful part of the world . The tour operator Ken was very personable and knowledgeable

Thank lesleywalker55
Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review and a cool rating Thanks Ken

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of going on a tour with Ken today and it was brilliant! He is knowledgeable, lots of fun and he organised a great day out for us. It is clear that he loves his 'backyard' and his passion for the places...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks team i had a awesome trip with you guys too. I hope you got my message re the Pizza place, had a nice soak at Lost Spring and sunset dinner some where. Thanks for the review safe travels Ken

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic highlight of our 2018 family NZ trip. The boat was comfortable and fun to be in, Ken is very knowledgeable and friendly to be around. We visited all the area attractions and saw heaps wildlife during the tour. I would highly recommend...More

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Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks Hayes family Great reveiw and we really love giving families the experience that all ages will remember Safe travels

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A fantastic few hours to explore the wonders of this area. I was a bit concerned with the weather as it was changing every few hours, however the boat was exceptionally stable yet nimble enough to get us into some amazing caves in the capable...More

Thank PremAUS
Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks for the review. yes we often say here wait 5 minutes and the weather will change. Glad you loved the trip Ken

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re around and don’t do this you’re missing out! Captain Ken went above and beyond to make it an experience you’ll never forget. Ken knew all the good spots to go for photos and breath taking caves as well as water holes. If you’re...More

Thank Cassie P
Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks CassieP Keeping our 5 stars going is awesome we really appreciate the feedback Safe travels Ken

Reviewed 24 September 2018

This was hands down the best boat tour we've taken. The scenery was spectacular and our guide was amazing, he knew all of the best spots to enjoy the sights and take photos. He was a fountain of interesting knowledge about the area - passionate,...More

Thank rj0c
Lesley H, Owner at Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for the review. Wow pretty cool to receive such high praise Thanks Ken

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Mark H
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Response from LesleyH980 | Property representative |
HI there - hmm not sure why the website isnt working for you? We have 2 tours a 7.30am short tour 1 1/2 hours at $60 per adult and 9.30 and 1pm tours of 2 1/2 hours (better trip to do) as it takes in all the sights plus... More
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