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The Octopus Hideaway

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2 Seatoun Avenue, Leigh, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 21 926 212
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Guided Snorkel Tour

Kwintin obviously loves his job, and teaching anyone who wants to learn about the dynamic marine... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
kathym1242
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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Guided snorkel

We had really good time with this company. The gear was excellent as also the instruction. Thanks... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Thilanga K
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The Best Full-Day Hire Price and Amazing Wetsuits The Octopus Hideaway offers an extensive range of gear for snorkelling. You can be covered from head to toes, to guarantee your safety - and ever worry about not having your size. Our wetsuits are designed by our self and are made from durable 5 mm neoprene. We have the best price which allows you to have a full-day fun, without the need to check your time! In addition, we provide wonderful learning experiences for school groups.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 Seatoun Avenue, Leigh, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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+64 21 926 212
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Kwintin obviously loves his job, and teaching anyone who wants to learn about the dynamic marine reserve that is Goat Island. We leaned a lot about the fish, habitat and some history whilst snorkelling to the cave. He kept us safe and gave us great...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We had really good time with this company. The gear was excellent as also the instruction. Thanks to take us out on a amazing trip.

Thank Thilanga K
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

it's a 5 star experience. i enjoyed a lot. i have seen so many nice fishes and water is quiet amazing. the instruction was really help us to see the best views of under the water and enjoy it.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The shop owner is lovely and friendly, all the equipment we rented were very clean and properly sanitised. Also, there is no limited time for rental which was great, not like other shops allowed only a few hours with similar or sometimes higher price, and...More

Thank Mors Z
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Kwentin runs a great outfit with excellent gear - they make their own wet suits. High quality masks and fins. Our guide Simon was friendly and knowledgable . We did a guided snorkel tour- Simon is multilingual and easily shifted from English to German. His...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Just had the pleasure of taking a school group snorkeling. Jan the boss was great as were the staff. Great safety organisation and competent staff. Had all levels of swimmers and everyone had a safe fun time. Kids really enjoyed themselves. The gear was good....More

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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

This is where to get your snorkelling gear when you're heading to Goat Island. The gear is clean and we'll looked after. The service was first class and they couldn't have been more helpful. The cafe was closed which was a pity.

Thank Phil G
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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Jan and his partner run an excellent snorkeling company! Jan is awesome and attentive. He was my guide for snorkelling. He is a marine biologist so he is incredibly knowledgeable about how the weather affects the sea conditions and marine life, the marine reserve history, and...More

Thank wrldtrvlgrl123
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

Found this little cafe purely by chance, after enjoying the glass bottom boat voyage, as we were heading north to Waipu Cove and didn't want to go back towards Leigh. Basic but immaculately clean, with a pleasant outlook across paddocks and trees. Saw a wild...More

Thank Joy B
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

Had some yummy waffles with my coffee. A nice place to sit outside amongst the trees. Good after spending some time at Goat Island Marine Reserve

Thank maryQ5413MP
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