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Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga

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Explore some of the Coromandels most specular coast line including Cathedral Cove. Get close to the stunning volcanic rock formations, pinnacles and sea caves. What sets us above the rest is we take your below to explore the under water world of the...more
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Departs from Whitianga Wharf | 16 Monk Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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All reviews captain joe fish marine reserve great trip marine life cathedral cove sea urchins great hosts ocean floor enjoyable trip great afternoon all ages highly recommend this trip pod of dolphins two hours mercury bay beautiful scenery
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They loved it! A great trip even for those who have been here many times. Geoff was a great skipper who talked about the area and was very comfortable talking to three children as well as the adults. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Merilynn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great company to tour with. Magnificent scenery. Real-time response to email and inquiry. Highly recommended.

Thank jhmdrmd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service from this business. I booked for my family of 4 however 2 were unable to attend, I gave them a call and the money was refunded the day of the trip. No problems! We were collected by Steve and Katy from Ferry Landing...More

Thank MissKKTA
markjZ2050QW, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for this lovely review! It was a beautiful morning on the water that day, and we were very lucky to spend some time with the pod of Orca. They have been very elusive recently so it was awesome to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With two families of five we had a great experience on the Glass Bottom boat tour. Mark and Annabel made our experience very enjoyable. Great for kids if all ages. Highly recommend and it was the highlight of our two night stay in Whitianga which...More

Thank jamiebrunton
markjZ2050QW, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Jamie, Thank your for taking the time to leave us this review. It really is enjoyable for all ages, from the local history to seeing the marine life through the glass panels there is something for everyone. Awesome to hear it was the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some amazing views of the coastline as we cruised along accompanied by a knowledgeable local skipper. It was bumpy at times as the sea was a bit choppy & the boat sped along. Seeing Cathedral Cove & the other beaches this way gives a unique...More

Thank Lois A
markjZ2050QW, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Lois, Thanks for the 5 star review! It really is an extra special way to see our coastline and to see it from a different perspective like you said. Orua Sea Cave is a pretty wicked place, and a highlight for sure! Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time out on the water. We saw heaps of fish and even some sleepy seals. Our host was very informative and took us to some amazing paces. The kids loved it and so did we.

Thank Destination819955
markjZ2050QW, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stacy W, Thank you for joining us on the Glass Bottom Boat and for taking the time to share your amazing review. So glad the whole family enjoyed the tour and watching the marine life. Many thanks, Hayley

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mark and Annabelle were excellent tour guides on a very scenic view of the picturesque coast out of Whitianga harbour.More

Thank MJD1958
markjZ2050QW, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi MJD1958, Thanks for coming out on the Glass Bottom Boat and for taking the time to share your awesome review. Glad you had a great time on the trip. We have a beautiful coastline and our team love taking people out to experience it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The very BEST boat trip of the bay and beyond. Informative, friendly and humorous skipper. Boat is amazing as we could see the fish etc below the water right down to the bottom of the sea, as well as the brilliant scenery above. Boat is...More

Thank KateC3499
markjZ2050QW, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi KateC3499, Thank you for coming out on the Glass Bottom Boat and for sharing your wonderful review :) Glad you enjoyed the trip, we think its a paradise too! It such a bonus being able to see the marine life!!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Guided tour of the surrounding beaches and caves. The weather was good and water was clear so had a good view of the fishes and marine life at the marine reserve through the glass bottom. The ride can be a bit bumpy especially when on...More

Thank SL_Wong201405
markjZ2050QW, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi SL-Wong201405 Thank you for your coming out on the Glass Bottom Boat and for your great review. Sounds like you had a great day with an awesome view of all the fish life! Unfortunately the sea conditions and weather are something that we cant...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We loved the boat cruise. Saw heaps of Coromandel coastline as well as Cathedral Cove. Hubby loved the glass bottom boat and all the fish we saw. The skipper was friendly and informative. Lots of opportunities for photos.More

Thank 69Jad
markjZ2050QW, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon 69Jad Thank you for coming out with us on the Glass Bottom Boat and for writing up this fantastic review. Great to hear your Hubby enjoyed the glass, it is neat looking through into the underwater world, without having to get wet especially...More

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Diane L
30 June 2018|
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Response from Mark and Hayley J | Property representative |
Hi Diane, Our trip is 2 hrs long. sometimes due to weather conditions it can be 1.5hrs to make sure everyone is safe and comfortable, the price is adjusted accordingly.
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adelinerao
9 October 2017|
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Response from Mark and Hayley J | Property representative |
Hi. November is a nice month as its starting to warm up. At the moment we are getting all 4 seasons in a day so just be prepared for that just in case. There are other great family activities in and around Whitianga. The... More
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Vacation729414
28 August 2017|
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Response from Mark and Hayley J | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your message. We see orca quite a few times throughout the year however there is no particular time to see them. They tend to come and go as they please. Lets just cross our fingers and our toes and pray... More
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