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Dive Tatapouri

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Reef Ecology Tour with Wild Stingrays, Eagle Rays and other reef dwellers. Walk across the reef at low tide with out guide and interact with the above animals. Great for all ages. Waders are provided. Snorkel and Swim with Stingrays - An amazing...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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State Highway 35, Tatapouri 532 Whangara Road RD 3 | Sh35,, 4073, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended this tour by our B&B hosts while staying in Gisborne and were really pleased that they did. A small group of eight people, long waders were provided as was a cane to help support you as you walked into the Ocean. Informative...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the opportunity to pat these amazing creatures. Nina was a great guide and it was a delight to learn about each of the rays’ personalities.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marinakC2841GE
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Brought here by a friend who lives in the area. Lead out by Dean (& another chap, who’s name I don’t know - sorry!) who was really knowledgeable and informative. Got to touch & feed 4 stingrays, got real pleasure out of it. Very different...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cazzij5
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We visited Tatapouri recently and made a booking with the crew at Dive Tatapouri to take us out on the reef and show us the stingrays. What a great experience it was. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about the stingrays. It was awesome...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Aquatech N
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The morning stingray experience with Dive Tatapouri is not to be missed - one of my highlights of the East Cape! Wading into shallow waters, you are able to encounter rays up close - touching and feeding them by hand, and learning more about these...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Zoe281
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thanks for coming to meet the Stingrays glad you had a great time - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience to have whilst staying in Gisborne. We had many Stingrays Swimming all around us, and even more Kingfish, they were huge! Thank you. Great value for money and such fun.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Christine R
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for coming to meet the Stingrays - The Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We got a lovely welcome from the Stingray team and really enjoyed our time revisiting ,this time taking a friend form the UK. Was fun feeding the Stingrays while trying to avoid accidentally feeding the very large King fish who also joined in the low...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Simon n
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This hostel is quite nice. The bunk beds have decent blankets though the mattresses are a bit thin. The building by the beach is an amazing location to watch the sunrise from, well worth getting up for. The sting ray activity is wonderful! Alex and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brittany B
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for your review - The Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

An excellent time. Very knowledgeable and engaged guides The combination of friendly stingrays, kingfish and crayfish on a beautiful spring day fun made it memorable so thoroughly recommend it

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank GeoffLaur
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for the review and glad you enjoyed meeting the Stingrays - The Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Awesome! Had heard about this amazing experience so it was a must do. So pleased. Brilliant day. Were given waders and a stick. Headed on out over shallow rocky surface. We saw four stingrays. They feel amazing! Came right up to our waders and swam...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the review so glad you got to meet some of the amazing stingrays - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

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Linda A
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Response from DiveTatapouri | Property representative |
We have taken all ages out however if under fives maybe have to be carried or we do have a banana boat available
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