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Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour

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Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour
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See all the highlights of this spectacular volcanic coastline in one hour including, two film locations from the 2nd Narnia movie Prince Caspian and world famous CATHEDRAL COVE. Explore spectacular sea caves and if dolphins take time out of their...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hahei, New Zealand
+64 7-866 3910
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked our tour before arriving as their website showed a great way to see the iconic sights on the water around Hahei. It did not disappoint, a fantastic way to visit the blow hole and cathedral cove as well as other interesting points. Our guide...More

Thank Liz2159
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing trip we had. Totally recommend this tour as the boat can get into all the small places some of the bigger boats can’t go. Great skipper/ tour guide. Amazing sights. Thanks

Thank Flyer57987874454
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw a brochure at our hotel and decided to that it sounded worth giving it a go. We were very glad we did. Went out on a fast moving inflatable that was very manoeuvrable and enabled us to go into sea caves and close to...More

Thank Tarl D
HaheiExplorer, Owner at Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Tarl. Feeling a lot of warm fuzzies from this review. Will pass it on to Michael who I am pretty sure was your skipper on that day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome experience, we managed to see two seals and one Orca! Fantastic way to see Cathedral Cove, the surrounding coast and Islands. The guides and staff were super friendly and knowledgeable even staying out a little longer to see more of the whale. Beautiful and...More

Thank MishNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous Tour Operator Fabulous exhilarating trip. Lasted one hour and that hour will last a lifetime of memories. We just didn't want it to stop. We were lucky with the weather and lucky with the sights ~ excellent value for money in our opinion

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We were really impressed with the warm welcome, the standard of service, the information and geological and marine knowledge of our Captain (Michael). We went at high tide on a calm day so that we could see all the caves and the blowhole. Even though...More

Thank Renee N
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Highly recommend taking a trip on Hahei Explorer. We thoroughly enjoyed the sights, informative commentary and the boat trip itself. One of the highlights of our trip to NZ.

Thank bradmichelle1964
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing Experience!! This was more than we could have hoped for! Host and Tour guide (Michael) were outstanding. Knowledge of the area and history were exceptional - saw things that you just would not see if you walked to Cathedral Cove.

Thank suzndon
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The day we went out was pretty choppy and drizzly but we had an absolute blast! We really had to hold on but it was worth the effort . Our guide took us into nooks and crannies that we would never have seen on foot....More

Thank nina659
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The boat trip takes you along the coast and around the islands and past Cathedral Cove. It can be chilly out on the water so take a jacket. Our guide/driver was very informative and happy to answer our questions. The hour just flew by. Would...More

Thank SuzW66
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20 September 2018|
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Response from HaheiExplorer | Property representative |
Hi Belinda. The boat tour stops at each point of interest so it will be calm at each spot. As our boat is an open top boat which is great for photography as other tour boats are enclosed. Depending on wind strength there may... More
17 September 2018|
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Response from Faye J | Reviewed this property |
we booked ours the day of the trip and didnt have an issue...but by the time of our trip it was fully booked and no spaces for casual turn up..all depends on when you are travelling and if in peak season or not...if a t a... More
9 October 2017|
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Response from HaheiExplorer | Property representative |
Hi Prateek Go to the Hahei Explorer Website to book the trip thanks