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Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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About Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
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 Marine Reserve. Spot many different species of fish plus crayfish, stingrays, octopus, kinna and more. Watch the marine life through the glass in the comfort of the cabin or take the plunge and experience sensational snorkeling with equipment provided. Our experienced crew will entertain you with a fun commentary enriched with history and information on the area. Our mammal watch permit allows us to view dolphins and orcas when they visit.
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While many travelers come to Cathedral Cove to relax on the beach, this is a marine reserve so there’s so much to see beneath the surface of the ocean. Take a look on a glass bottomed boat ride, and jump in with a snorkel if you want to get up close to the fish. Learn all about the history of this important area while relaxing and enjoying the views of the rock formations and pinnacles.
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Teresa E wrote a review Apr 2022
4 contributions
Our family of 5 loved our trip (including a grandparent and kids aged 12 & 14). The guides were great showing off their backyard and the glass bottom experience had wow factor. With a quick snorkel experience too, this was a lovely boat trip. Would thoroughly recommend as a great activity for all ages.
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Office Staff at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 3 weeks ago
Kia ora Teresa, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. Se are stoked to hear you and your family had such an enjoyable experience. The snorkelling is always a highlight of our trip and great to get in while the water is still nice and warm. Thanks again for the review and have a great day! Kind regards, Niamh
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Roving59960812073 wrote a review Feb 2022
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The staff was super friendly and the trip was amazing! Would definitely recommend it to everyone - young and old! Thanks guys!
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Office Staff at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 9 Mar 2022
Kia ora, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We are stoked to hear you enjoyed your time out on the water with us.
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Mann's wrote a review Feb 2022
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Loved the views from the boat and the friendly staff. The very experienced and knowledgeable staff Libby and Julian were so patient with us oldies.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 9 Feb 2022
Hi there, Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your time on the water with us. Kind regards, Caitie
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Dhilan B wrote a review Jan 2022
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It was a great tour! we had great tour guides Libby and Steve, both were friendly and welcoming! Our kids saw so many fish and were super excited! Thank you Libby and Steve!
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 9 Feb 2022
Hi there, Thanks for the awesome review! Kind regards, Caitie
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coolhandpreston wrote a review Jan 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing day, Neve and Steve were brilliant. Very entertaining and informative a wonderful day all around. Thank you.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Office Staff at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 29 Jan 2022
Kia ora, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We love showing visitors around our beautiful backyard and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your day out on the water with us. Thanks again and enjoy your summer! Kind regards, Niamh
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