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Sea Cave Adventures

11 Esplanade Road | Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 800 806 060
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Well worth it

We went on this tour with Les. He is a character and full of knowledge about the area. He was able... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gailo43
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Best tour guide ever!

We did this boat tour at 8am on an unpleasant day and the water was SO calm with hardly anyone... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Marli S
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Join Les and experience a personal tour like no other.Visit the famous Cathedral Cove. Slowly cruise inside and enjoy the natural beauty of the incredible sea caves, from Whitianga to Hot Water Beach. Snorkel with the fish in the marine reserve or swim in the amazing waters of the massive Orua Cave. Enjoy the magnificent scenery, golden beaches, offshore islands, spectacular blowholes and towering rock faces. Visit all this and photograph more from our purpose built boat where your safety and enjoyment is our specialty.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Esplanade Road | Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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+64 800 806 060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this tour with Les. He is a character and full of knowledge about the area. He was able to answer any questions I had. He took us to caves and blow holes other bigger boats would not have fitted in. There was...More

Thank Gailo43
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gail, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip out with us the other day, i really appreciate hearing the feedback. I am glad i was able to answer the questions you had - i like to think i am full of...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We did this boat tour at 8am on an unpleasant day and the water was SO calm with hardly anyone about and les was a legend with soooo much local knowledge, enthusiasm and humour! Would highly recommend to anyone stopping in Whitianga as he is...More

Thank Marli S
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi Marli, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review of our trip, I really appreciate your feedback. 8am is definitely the best time to be out on the water and a great way to start your day. I...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

I have done this tour several times, and each time you see something new. This is the first thing we do with any visitors to the area, and we have always had a great time.More

Thank Daniel M
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Hi Daniel, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your trip with us. So happy to hear that you keep coming back for our trip and enjoy it every time, also appreciate you bringing your visitors to experience the trip too. I...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I emailed Les last minute and he was able to accommodate our request of an arvo tour for 5 - stress free. We did the 2pm tour and the day was spectacular! Les was absolutely brilliant! His knowledge of the area, the right amount of...More

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SeaCaveAdventures1, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thanks Louie, I'm glad everyone enjoyed it. We've got a stunning bit of coastline and I love showing it off. Enjoy Sydney town and hope to see you again. Les

Reviewed 4 June 2017

The tour is AMAZING, you can get inside of several caves and you can get so close to the shores it's amazing. Breath-taking experience, really glad we did this. Thank you!

Thank Yanina M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We booked this over the phone in the morning for a 2pm cruise then drove the 42 kms of twisty road to Whitianga from Coromandel Town as the weather was forecast to change the next day. Arrived at noon, had some lunch and hung out...More

Thank Kenneth H
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Hi Kenneth, Thanks for reviewing your trip on Sea Cave, I appreciate hearing the feedback on our trips. In the 2 hours of our trip i try to make sure i can show you as much as possible along the coastline, especially the hidden caves...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I loved every bit of this tour! Check out Sunlovers96 review which nicely details the excursion. First of all, the ride in the rubber inflatable zodiac type boat which seats about 8 is a blast! Les, our skipper, and proprietor of Sea...More

Thank mariannek18360
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Maria, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review about your trip out with us on Sea Cave Adventures, I really appreciate all the feedback. I am so pleased to hear you and your husband enjoyed yourselves out...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks Les for taking our grandchild and her friend out for a wonderful trip They thoroughly enjoy it, and couldn't stop raving about the afternoon they had with youMore

Thank Karyn V
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Karen, Thanks for taking the time to write a little review - I am glad to hear that your grandchild and her friend enjoyed their trip with us and I hope they were able to grab some great photos of the spots we visited....More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Departing the Whitianga Wharf close to 8am with our lifejackets on and a friendly greeting from our skipper, Les took us on an informative tour of the beautiful coastline of Mercury Bay which encompassed not only the beautiful Coromandel Cove, but a whole lot of...More

Thank Sunlovers96
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review, I really appreciate hearing how you enjoyed the trip. I agree there is so much to take in along the Whitianga coastline and even though the famous Cathedral Cove is a...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My family group just loved this trip. Les was very informative and loads of fun. The sea caves were so beautiful. Don't forget your togs/bathers.More

Thank Meira S
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Meira, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your trip with us, i really appreciate it. There are so many things along the coast that many people don't know are there especially a number of sea caves. I hope you were able...More

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