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NOT TO BE MISSED

My husband and I loved every bit of this tour! Check out Sunlovers96 review which nicely details... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
mariannek18360
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Stroudsburg, PA
Great arvo for teens

Thanks Les for taking our grandchild and her friend out for a wonderful trip They thoroughly enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Karyn V
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Whitianga, New Zealand
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Esplanade Road | Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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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

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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

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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

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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

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you for one of the highlights of our NZ holiday!! Les was a great host, knowledgeable, safe, funny and a gentleman. We experienced well over an hour of geography, history and fun. 10/10!!!More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our trip - I really appreciate hearing the feedback from all our guests. I am so pleased to hear that it was one of the highlights on your NZ trip, it is such a beautiful...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We booked the trip on our last day in NZ and it was a great way to finish our holiday. Les is a fantastic guide, informative and funny. Forget trying to park and walk to the cove, you get a far better view from the...More

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hi Anna, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your trip with us, i really appreciate the feedback. I'm so glad to hear that the trip was a great finish to your New Zealand visit, hopefully it encourages you to some back again...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had planned on taking the ferry from Whitianga across the estuary & walking to Cooks Bay & onto Cathedral Cove however ran out of time to fit everything in so we booked a 2 hour trip on a sight seeing boat from the wharf...More

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Hi Chris, Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us, I appreciate hearing everything from the people on board. There is so much out along the coastline and I am to get almost everything in on the 2 hours we spend out...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

We originally planned hiking to Cathedral Cove when a friend mentioned that we could do a boat tour that would show us so much more. We booked up the tour she mentioned and we were blown away by the value. We saw all the coves...More

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Hi Carol, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review on our trip, I really appreciate all the feedback and kind words. I am so glad that you enjoyed yourself on the trip and were not disappointed by the...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Cathedral Cove is a must do for a visitor to Whitianga. Thought I would do the walk for that experience and then looked at boat tours. So glad went this way as seeing this amazing coastline from the water with Les who took his smallish...More

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

HI Maree, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your trip with us, I really appreciate hearing all the feedback from everyone on board. Experiencing the coastline from the water is truly something magical, so much more to see that can't be...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

When we checked into our accommodations we were fortunate to meet Les, who recommended the next mornings 0800 Sea Cave Adventures tour. $75 per person and we signed on, so glad we did. Meet at the wharf and departed on time with 6 passengers. The...More

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our trip, I really appreciate hearing all the feedback. The 8am is by far the best trip of the day, the water is always spectacular and the views are amazing so early in the morning. Visiting...More

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SarahF6352
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No we stay in the boat during the tour but there is plenty of opportunity to take photos as most of the trip is at a slow cruising speed. I keep an eye on the cameras and try to put the boat in the best position for the best... More
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