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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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Our unique tour is the only one to show you the marine life without getting wet. The glass panels provide a clear window to spotting marine life. Our crew are passionate about the ocean, conservation and our marine reserve.
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Cruiser270898 wrote a review Feb 2021
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Our whole family thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Neve and Steve made it a very fun and informative experience. Would definitely recommend the tour for all ages.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Front Office Manager at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 2 days ago
Hi there, Thanks for the review! We are stoked you had a great time on the water with Steve and Niamh. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you again! Kind regards, Caitie
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771tessac wrote a review Feb 2021
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Awesome boat cruise with spectacular views under the water, no need to get wet! Also a great history lesson from Cam and Caitie. Very good at what they do! Cool to see the geological history of the cliff faces within the area. Highly recommend :)
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Office staff member at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 6 days ago
Kia ora! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time out on the water with us and happy to hear Caitie and Cam looked after you. Thanks again and have a great day! Kind regards, Niamh
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Karolina wrote a review Feb 2021
Palmerston North, New Zealand84 contributions9 helpful votes
Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area. Beautiful trip. Beautiful scenery. Saw lots of fish. If you wish there is a stop for a swim at the marine reserve. Friendly informative crew.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Office staff member at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 6 days ago
Kia ora! Thank you so much for your lovely review and recommendation - we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time out on the water with us. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful area and love showing others around our backyard. Thanks again for taking the time to leave a review - have a wonderful day! Kind regards, Niamh
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DON M wrote a review Feb 2021
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A lovely day to go out and explore some of the Mercury Bay coast, and checkout the snapper, in the marine reserve. Well worth a look.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora, Thanks for coming out with us and sharing your excellent review. We has such an amazing coastline and reserve and we are glad you enjoyed it :) Thanks,
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Anjaan wrote a review Feb 2021
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A really special trip on the glass bottom boat! The glass bottom through which we could enjoy the fish and ocean floor was amazingly effective. Niamh and Steve were passionate about the marine life, excited to share their favourite spots, fun, warm and friendly. Our boys enjoyed their snorkelling. Wonderful trip, guaranteed to please all ages! I started grinning from the moment we set off and continued for many hours after returning!
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Response from Mark and Hayley J, Owner at Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora, Thanks for your fantastic review on our tour and Steve and Niamh. Well done to the boys for jumping in and snorkeling with the fish. We are pleased to hear that your enjoyed your time with us :) Thanks,
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