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Ocean Leopard Tours

Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 27 226 6480
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2 hour tour

Thanks Justin for a great tour of a very spectacular area of the Coromandel. Justin made sure... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
margmelbourne53
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Melbourne, Australia
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Perfect Morning Out

Thanks to Justin and his extended knowledge of the area, this trip was fun and educational... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Pristine coastlines, an abundance of marine and bird life, unspoiled native bush and complete tranquility; with our Full Monty Tour you’ll encounter it all! Visiting stunning beaches, including Lonely Bay, Shakespeare Cliff, Cooks Beach, Hahei and the spectacular Cathedral Cove (where the Chronicles of Narnia and Prince Caspian was filmed), you’ll experience 100% pure natural beauty on all sorts of levels. You’ll venture across the Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve and get up close and personal with towering pinnacles, giant blowholes and sea caves – even entering the exciting Orua Sea Cave if conditions allow! Throughout the tour your local guide will highlight Mercury Bay’s rich and colourful history giving a fabulous balance of information and time to soak up the sights and sounds.
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Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks Justin for a great tour of a very spectacular area of the Coromandel. Justin made sure everyone had the chance for photos by turning the boat so each side was able to photograph the spectacular scenery. This tour totally adds to the walk to...More

Thank margmelbourne53
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Justin and his extended knowledge of the area, this trip was fun and educational, relaxing and spectacular. Sonia & Bernard

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joined the full monty tour to see the coastline which takes 2 hours. The boat seats are comfortable and everyone gets a great view as at each point of interest the boat circles around to ensure you can see everything and take any photos. The...More

Thank TagItTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on the boat tour excellent viewing of all the highlights in the area an easy way in two hours to cover a lot of ground. While it may seem expensive to some the amount of time it takes to drive or hike to these...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time on the tour. Justin was well informed & knowledgeable about the area's history & attractions. We felt safe on the boat with him & he was funny & informative too. Everyone was included & addressed by name. Very well conducted.

Thank linric08
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The trip is a good way to see a beautiful part of NZ. Our guide Was very good, boat is very comfortable and it was lots of fun.More

Thank panelvan45
JPHopkins, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi panelvan45, great name by the way!! Thanks for taking the time to review Ocean Leopard. It's fantastic that you found the boat a comfortable place from which to view our stunning coast line. It's a beautiful part of the world and no two trips...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A++ recommendations Amazing boat ride, full of fun and adventure, saw 3 seals, snapper fish, cathedral cove, mercury island and Justin the operator was really nice, gave both sides of the boat enough time to snap the pics and offered to frame us in the...More

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JPHopkins, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi there, thanks so much for taking the time to review Ocean Leopard Tours! It has been fantastic having the seals around basking in the sunlight and performing their yogic stretches and yawning widely. The snapper are always a thrill too. I hope you were...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had a great trip with our captain Justin. One of our most enjoyable trips we had in this part of the world. We loved the knowledge Justin shared. The views were amazing. Feeding the fish was fun too. We would highly recommend this trip...More

Thank Keith J
JPHopkins, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi Keith J, 10/10 is what I like to hear!! Thank you so much for your kind words and excellent rating. It really thrills me when I get feedback like this from my customers so thanks again, I appreciate it. Cheers, Justin

Reviewed 8 October 2017

What an awesome trip we had with Justin. One of our most enjoyable trips we did on the North Island. We enjoyed the knowledge Justin shared, and no hesitation in answering our questions and having a friendly chat too. The views were awesome too. Feeding...More

Thank jennygregory132
JPHopkins, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi jennygregory132, Wow! What a lovely review thank you! Really nice to hear it was one of the most enjoyable trips in the North Island, thank you for the compliment. My job is made all the more easy by people like you who like to...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Justin took us on the two hour tour and my wife, myself and our two young kids had a fantastic time. Jason went above and beyond to make us feel completely welcome and at ease and took the time to introduce us thoroughly to this...More

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JPHopkins, Owner at Ocean Leopard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi there, thanks so much for this fantastic review!! It's always great to hear when adults and children alike both enjoy the tour. Thanks also for pointing out the comfort of the boat. She is purpose built for the task and something that I feel...More

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Alison C
21 May 2017|
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Response from JPHopkins | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for the enquiry. Generally speaking we run all year around. In winter months when weather conditions are less favourable it's best to call us when you arrive in the area and take it from there. Thank you... More
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sarath k
18 March 2017|
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Response from JPHopkins | Property representative |
Hi sarath k, thank you for your question, it's one we get asked quite a bit. We love animals but I'm afraid on the Ocean Leopard we do not allow pets. This is really out of respect to other customers who may have allergies... More
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Aussie2066
6 February 2017|
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Thanks Justin.we booked the longer one
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