We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Octopus Hideaway

Features Animals
Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Octopus Hideaway
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
14
All photos (14)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
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...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
2 Seatoun Avenue, Leigh, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
Website
+64 21 926 212
Call
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
8
3
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
8
3
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guided snorkel tour marine reserve goat island wetsuits water
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
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

Thank kathym1242
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 ThilangaK2
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.

Thank nenji92
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
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
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

Thank Matakanafamily
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
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
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
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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Leigh Sawmill Cafe and Accommodation
42 reviews
.35 km away
Matakana Motel
170 reviews
10.38 km away
Snells Beach Motel
169 reviews
16.05 km away
Warkworth Lodge
96 reviews
17.41 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
Leigh Sawmill Cafe & Accommodation
221 reviews
.33 km away
Leigh Bar and Eatery
27 reviews
.20 km away
Leigh Eats
45 reviews
.25 km away
Leigh Fish and Chips
22 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 nearby attractions
Goat Island Dive & Snorkel
107 reviews
.33 km away
Clearyak
68 reviews
2.35 km away
Glass Bottom Boat
98 reviews
2.35 km away
Goat Island Marine Reserve
292 reviews
1.84 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Octopus Hideaway staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines