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Cave Cruzer

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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About Cave Cruzer
Cave Cruzer Boat Tours is the original Whitianga Marine Adventure Tour. Our open vessel gives you 360 degree unimpeded views, NO ROOF means you can experience the full height of the majestic landscape and will take you into 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. 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. This area is a photographers dream!
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Cave Cruzer takes your thrills & excitement seriously! Hold on tight for the best exhilarating small group tour in the Bay! Showcasing Cathedral Cove, Blowholes, Caves & NZ’s second largest sea cave, Orua.

A photographers dream our open boat offers 360 unimpeded views & has access to smaller caves. Easily view sea life with purpose built all up front seating allowing everyone direct access to the side so you get closer & experience more. We go inside caves & blowholes others don’t. No Roof means you can see out through the top of blowholes and inside caves & the full height of the landscape. Experience “Cathedral Cove” & see abundant sea life. Snorkelling is an option.

Cave Cruzer holds a marine mammal watch permit & our schedule allows us to get closer for longer if penguins, seals, dolphin or Orca are seen.

(All above is subject to conditions on the day. Tour is NOT suitable for infants or the faint hearted. Everyone must wear lifejackets only available for persons 10kg up.
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Simon1000 wrote a review 4 May
Auckland, New Zealand1 contribution
Dave took us out on the deluxe Cathedral Cave tour by boat and it was superb! Seeing it previously several times by land was great but by sea it is a totally different and amazing experience. We had the front seats and had such a good time. We are boat owners and I had always planned on going out to view ourselves but we would never had been able to negotiate the areas he took us. I highly recommend for locals and out-of-towners. Incredibly good value too.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Brown C wrote a review 2 May
Tokoroa1 contribution
What an awesome way to see Mercury Bay with Brian as your guide to navigate through the caves and waterways of the marina It was great to hear the history of the bay and special cultural features Easy to book online Easy to find the location Just another exciting adventures to do in Whaitianga
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Jet64913188903 wrote a review 1 May
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Great banter, great views, great knowledge and driving skills. Well worth the cost of trip. Also got the chance to snorkel with the local Snapper and other fish. Highly recommend the trip.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Mike B wrote a review Apr 2021
Napier, New Zealand4 contributions
We highly recommend this boat trip. Brian really looked after the children that were on the trip and made sure they were comfortable and enjoyed themselves. He had great knowledge of the area and took us to fantastic places with many photo ops. You won't be disappointed.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Parul wrote a review Apr 2021
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I went with my family. It was an amazing experience and thanks Brian’s for all the knowledge and information you shared. Would definitely do this again 😊
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Date of experience: April 2021
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