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Cave Cruzer

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Whitianga Wharf | The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 27 663 3449
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Most awesome tour ever!

We loved our trip. We rate it 11/10 😊. Our guide Terry was informative, humorous, made everything... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
VixTra
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Brilliant trip on a sunny day!

Melanie and I loved the trip and Terry was 'terry'-ffic! Thanks! So much to see and do for such a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam G
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Cave Cruzer Adventure Tours is the original Whitianga Marine Adventure Tour. Our ex naval rescue vessel gives you 360 degree unimpeded views and will take you to places that other boats cannot. You will learn local history of interest and visit caves, blowholes and the Marine Reserve where you will see an abundant amount of sea life. We take you to the world famous Cathedral Cove, the beautiful set used for part of the Prince Caspian/Narnia movies. Terry, our boat skipper will enchant you with tales as he shows you Shakespeares Cliff, Cooks Blowhole, Champagne Rock and the Orua Sea Cave (NZ's 2nd biggest sea cave), to name a few. NZ fur seals can be seen frolicking in the crystal clear waters from time to time and if you are really lucky, we have a NZ Department of Conservation licence to view all Marine life in the area. Safety is paramount and we as a company are committed to providing you with the best experience in the 'Bay' on the day. We provide all customers with access to their full tour of photos (1 photo taken every 10 seconds) in video form plus any images captured via our Facebook Page at the end of the day and encourage you to share your pictures with our followers. Lastly, this area is a photographers dream!
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Whitianga Wharf | The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved our trip. We rate it 11/10 😊. Our guide Terry was informative, humorous, made everything fun and exciting. He also made sure everyone was comfortable. We saw so much. We couldn’t recommend this highly enough. We had our 3 children aged 13, 11...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melanie and I loved the trip and Terry was 'terry'-ffic! Thanks! So much to see and do for such a good price!

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Terry & Michelle for the awesome experience on the water, visiting all the beautiful sites in Whitianga, Coromandel waters. Shame we didn’t get to see the Orcas but still a wonderful time had by our friends and kiddies. Highly recommended to all and just...More

Thank vst15
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! Those Orca can be very elusive. Let's try again next time you visit Whitianga!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girls loved their trip thank you Terry and Michelle. Kept them entertained they didn't stop smiling......

Thank tracyjN7322IT
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome. Thank you Tracy. We loved seeing the kids have such a great time on Cave Cruzer.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

It' worth every single minute. Fantastic, wonderful, stunning, breathtaking, I don't have enough words to describe how good is this tour. They even provide you jackets and blankets so you don't be cold with the wind. And the staff are just the best. Don't miss...More

Thank Tatiana W
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awww, thank you for the great review Tatiana. We really appreciate your feedback. Come back again one day! Would love to see you again.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Had a fantastic trip on Saturday with Terry and Michelle entertaining , informative,very knowledgeable and safe. I would thoroughly recommend this trip to both tourists and kiwis . You see everything you need to see and more

Thank Bbnigel
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's lots of fun out there isn't it. We love it and we love showing you it! Thank you for the lovely review!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for the trip! It was fun and educational to us first timers to the area. It was a pity we can't enjoy the Washing Machine because the waves were not as strong as said, but we get to see DOLPHINS!!!! The...More

Thank Azita T
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Azita Thank you so much for your fantastic review! There is always something to see here in Whitianga and it was our pleasure to show you around. Dolphins are a fantastic bonus! Right time, right place :-) Come back again soon and tackle that...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We spend a great time exploring all the caves, seeing beautiful fishes, spotting seals and going to Cathedral Cove ! The guide is providing us with a lot of useful and interesting informations and we even got to blow into a shell to make music...More

Thank roxannefl15
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! So glad you had a great time. We loved showing off our beautiful area to you.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I was hoping to go out for a snorkel dive to look at the sealife as promised by the pamphlet and booking staff. When we arrived they did their best to talk me out of it stating it would be too cold and they could...More

Thank Aratag
Michelle L, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hi Aratag Thanks for reviewing Cave Cruzer, we appreciate your feedback! We regret that you were unhappy with 'no snorkeling' on the day but as responsible operators it is our job to fairly inform you of the prevailing conditions. After snorkeling the trip continues on...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The BEST trip on offer. Due to the smaller boat, you get taken into more caves that the other tours can't fit into. We felt quite smug when we could see the other boats only floating outside the caves that we were able to explore!...More

Thank nev_87
Michelle C, Owner at Cave Cruzer, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Wow. Thanks for the great review! We loved meeting you guys and showing you our gorgeous area. Safe travels for the remainder of your time in NZ.

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