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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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+64 800 806 060
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

A fantastic way to see the highlights of this fascinating coastline. Les was great fun, but also hugely knowledgable, and able to convey information concisely and expertly. This was a wonderful couple of hours - but don't forget the sunblock!More

Thank Alastair642
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Hi Alistair, Thanks so much for taking the time to review our trip, i really appreciate hearing your feedback. Yes, i agree the coastline is fascinating and it is changing all the time, it's great to be able to go out and show people so...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We more than got our money's worth on this tour. Les was great. Lots of knowledge and he's funny and friendly. He stops long enough for everyone to get a good photo. Plus he actually goes inside the caves. He will stop and let you...More

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JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Hi Jossum, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your trip with us - I really appreciate it. One of the great things about our boat is there are no restrictions on the sides so i make sure everyone has the chance to...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The nature is amazing and with this boat you really get into all the caves and get to see all of the lovely coast. Well spent money!More

Thank Sofia J
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Sofia, Thank you for taking the time to review our trip, I appreciate hearing all the feedback from everyone on the boat. The nature and sights out along the coast is truly spectacular and I am glad I am able to take people to...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Ist class would recommend them to all. Les was great and he was fun to be with. The boat was just the right size for the spots that we visited.More

Thank Peter M
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Hey Peter, Thanks for reviewing our trip, I really appreciate hearing all the feedback and what people most enjoyed. The size of the boat makes it a great way to see the coast, getting up amongst the rock faces and into the caves - I'm...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Such a must do with these guys. Know the history extremely well, threw in some funny jokes that tied in nicely.More

Thank Evan G
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Hi Evan, Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us - really appreciate hearing the feedback. I hope I was able to pass on some of the fun facts about the Bays history. Thanks again for reviewing our trip and hope you...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great experience the sea was a little choppy which made it an even more enjoyable bit like a really good ride at a theme park. Worth every dollar and lasted for over two hours and Les's knowledge of the area made the experience more interesting...More

Thank Lisa M
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

HI Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip with us, I really appreciate hearing your feedback. Our boat handles the sea conditions quite well and having backs on the seats mean if we do hit a bit of choppy water it...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great up close and personalised trip through some fantastic scenery. Les' knowledge and layback style added an extra dimension to the whole experience.More

Thank PaulB12507
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to review our trip - I really appreciate hearing the feedback from our trips. Yes, the scenery out along the coastline is fantastic and I try to ensure each trip gets as close as possible so they...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Thank you Les for such a brilliant experience. It was an incredible experience having your boat going into sea caves to investigate them. Turquoise water and a brilliant 2hr experience.More

Thank Michael N
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Hi Michael, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your trip with us - i really appreciate hearing you had a great time out with us on the water. With our smaller boat I try and allow you to experience everything there...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016

We wanted to visit Cathedral Cove but did not do any research on the boat tours. Although there were other tour operators in the area, we chose Sea Cave Adventures for its smaller boat and seats with back rests. The smaller size boat allowed Captain...More

Thank Jerry W
JandLCoomber, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Hi Jerry, Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review, I really appreciate hearing feedback about the trip. Our smaller boat does allow you to get that much closer to the scenery and experience more of the blowholes and caves along...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Les is so informative and has a great sense of humour. We enjoyed the whole trip and saw jaw dropping scenery. There is not one adjective to describe this beauty around he coast. Boat is safe and comfortable. Thansk Les for a great experience.More

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SeaCaveAdventures, Owner at Sea Cave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Hi Wanda F, Thanks for taking the time to review our trip, I really appreciate hearing your feedback. I agree, there are no words to describe the coastline which is why i enjoy taking people out so much. There is so much out there to...More

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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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