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Glass Bottom Boat

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Leigh, New Zealand
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About Glass Bottom Boat
The Goat Island NZ Glass Bottom Boat is a popular, fully commentated 45-minute tour showcasing the area’s abundant marine life, fauna, birds, reefs and caves. During the trip, guests learn about the history, preservation and protection of New Zealand’s first marine reserve. For those wishing to get a closer look, kayaks, wetsuits and snorkel gear are available for hire at the beach. Bookings are essential. Guests may book on the beach, however booking online is recommended to secure your seat.
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The only Glass Bottom Boat in the Reserve. An informative, educational tour of 45 minutes duration in the first Marine Reserve in New Zealand.
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Alex wrote a review May 2021
It was great trip unique experience in Auckland, a great way to see the fish in the natural environment if you not the sporty type.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from glassbottomboatnz, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat
Responded 3 May 2021
Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience! Regards Captain Griff
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Tori Pearson wrote a review Apr 2021
A great tour by an enthusiastic and informative guide. Getting to see the fish we would normally go fishing for happily swimming around unharmed in their natural habitat was wonderful. The glass was clean so the viewing was great. Our kids said it was “the best day ever”.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from glassbottomboatnz, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat
Responded 20 Apr 2021
THAT'S what I like to hear - kids being enthusiastic about our wonderful environment. I'm so pleased you all enjoyed your day. Regards Captain Griff
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Hunter E wrote a review Apr 2021
A wonderful family adventure ☺️ Our guide was funny and informative and we just had the best time. Great for toddlers as well.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from glassbottomboatnz, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat
Responded 20 Apr 2021
Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review. I'm so pleased your family enjoyed the tour! Regards Captain Griff
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Clare S wrote a review Apr 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand
Griff was a highlight. Super knowledgeable and great commentary. Our family of five loved it. Recommend to young and old alike. Great to support NZ tourist activities with a conservation focus.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from glassbottomboatnz, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat
Responded 5 Apr 2021
Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed the tour. I've never been the highlight of the tour before - it's the Reserve itself that is the highlight. :-) :-) I'm just pleased to be able to share it with you. Thanks again! Captain Griff
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Aman wrote a review Mar 2021
Excellent educational tour . Great experience and definitely will be back next year. Knowledgeable staff and ensures to cater for all ages..
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from glassbottomboatnz, Manager at Glass Bottom Boat
Responded 16 Mar 2021
Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. So pleased you enjoyed it. Kind regards Captain Griff
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