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Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga Cathedral Cove Cruise

Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga Cathedral Cove Cruise

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While many travelers come to Cathedral Cove to relax on the beach, this is a marine reserve so there’s so much to see beneath the surface of the ocean. Take a look on a glass bottomed boat ride, and jump in with a snorkel if you want to get up close to the fish. Learn all about the history of this important area while relaxing and enjoying the views of the rock formations and pinnacles.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.12
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Island and Wildlife Day Cruise

Island and Wildlife Day Cruise

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Experience with us and help protect our wild dolphins! Surrounded by deep blue waters, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife, sailing on Carino NZ our 50ft catamaran is the best way to experience the stunning bay of islands. We are a small, local family owned and operated wildlife cruise. Join us on our marine wildlife conservation vessel. On board help to set sails or sit back and relax.Time to take a deep breath and unwind. Watch for wild dolphins in their ocean habitat. We are only yacht licensed to view wild dolphins in the Bay. Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat is an amazing and wonderful experience. A portion of every fare contributes directly to marine mammal conservation – Protect the future While we are sailing, watch for our local little blue penguins and our crazy diving gannets. An island stop is included, where you get to explore a historic scenic island walks, snorkeling at the beach. Bbq lunch aboard Carino NZ, a cash bar available.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD96.68
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Guided Snorkel Experience, Advanced
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Guided Snorkel Experience, Advanced

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New Skills As you gain confidence in the water, you might want to start to pushing your limits and seeing what more you can achieve. With this in mind, it is important to expand your knowledge and understanding to keep safe in the water. Equalizing Pressure under the water increases as we descend so it is important to learn how to balance this pressure. Holding your Breath Increasing your breath-hold time takes practice - you don't have to be in the water to train! Clearing your Snorkel There are a few different ways of clearing a snorkel, once you crack the technique you'll be much more comfortable.
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  • 1 day 1 hour
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Poor Knights Small Group Tour & Cruise from Auckland

Poor Knights Small Group Tour & Cruise from Auckland

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Known as one of the premier snorkeling locations in the world, Poor Knights Islands is a must-see destination that stands out among New Zealand's most celebrated marine reserves. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore this ecological marvel on this guided tour from Auckland. You can snorkel, katak, and even visit a sea cave in this protected group of islands. And after a busy day of activities, enjoy an included lunch on the boat, and swift travel to and from the city.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD260.65
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Private Charter 5 Hour Snorkel and Paddleboard the Poor Knights - 1 to 12 people

Private Charter 5 Hour Snorkel and Paddleboard the Poor Knights - 1 to 12 people

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This is a fully customised private charter to explore either the Poor Knights Islands or the Tutukaka Coastline.
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  • 5 hours
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

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Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created.
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  • 2 hours
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
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  • 5 hours
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

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Visit a pair of New Zealand's must-see attractions with this combo tour from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Peek into Hobbit Holes, frolic in the Shire, and get a drink at the Green Dragon Inn on a guided tour of Middle-earth, followed by a Kiwi-style lunch. In the afternoon, explore Maori myths and history on a boat ride through mesmerizing caves lit by thousands of glowworms, and finish with a drive through some of the North Island’s most majestic scenery.
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  • 11 hours
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USD192.71
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

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The fictional, yet globally famous, village of Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves rank among the most popular sites of interest in New Zealand. On this tour, visit both sites in one day—see the home of Bilbo Baggins and explore Waitomo’s subterranean caverns—and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 12 people.
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  • 12 hours
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

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Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle-earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. Travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 16 travelers to ensure personalized service.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

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For fans of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, visiting the official Hobbiton Movie Set is a truly unforgettable experience. On this tour, enjoy comfortable round-trip transport from Auckland and extra attention from your guide thanks to the small group size. On arrival, explore the famous film set on a guided tour, hear behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the movies, and see the Hobbit Holes, The Mill, and the Double Arched bridge. There will also be free time to shop for souvenirs or purchase lunch at the Shire’s Rest Café.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD103.85
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Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

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Volcanic beaches, native rain forest, and vineyards abound on this full-day tour of West Auckland. Begin with a wine tasting in Henderson Valley, then continue to the Waitakere Ranges, where more than 40,000 acres (16,000 hectares) of coastline and forest await you. Get elevated views of the reserve from the Arataki visitor center, explore the black-sand beaches of Piha and Karekare, and get close to the Karekare waterfalls. Then, enjoy an included lunch before finishing your tour with more wine tastings.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

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Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

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Cover plenty of ground in one day by combining several North Island highlights: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, and Rotorua. Ride a boat through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to see these radiant lights. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you find the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the home of Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Enjoy lunch at Te Puia, home to Pohutu Geyser. You can start and finish your tour in either Auckland or Rotorua, traveling one-way or round-trip.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD325.97
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Swap the Tauranga cruise port for the Shire, featured in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, on a Hobbiton Movie Set shore excursion. Your tour includes movie structures such as hobbit holes, the party tree and the Mill. Sip a drink at the Green Dragon Inn, and then suit up in a favorite LOTR costume with a stop at McLaren Falls Park.
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  • 6 hours to 6 hours 30 minutes
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Private Charter 8 Hour Snorkel and Paddleboard the Poor Knights - 1 to 12 people

Private Charter 8 Hour Snorkel and Paddleboard the Poor Knights - 1 to 12 people

This is a fully customised private boat booking exploring the Poor Knight Islands, a Biodiversity Wonderland, or the incredible Tutukaka Coast.
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  • 8 hours
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Poor Knights Liveaboard 2 Days Dive Tour

Poor Knights Liveaboard 2 Days Dive Tour

Come and dive the beautiful Poor Knights Islands. Described as one of the top ten dive sites in the world by Jacques Cousteau, this destination should be high on any divers bucket list! With an abundance of dive sites, the Poor Knights Islands are suitable for all levels of certified divers. Many of the subtropical fish living in the marine reserve are found nowhere else in New Zealand. They include subtropical species such as spotted black groper, mosaic moray and Lord Howe coral fish. The fish are known for their friendliness and make visiting the marine reserve a very memorable experience. Join us on a 2 day fully inclusive liveaboard trip, and experience between 2 - 4 dives per day from our boat, depending on depth and duration of dives.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Charter 8 Hour Combo: Poor Knights Snorkel and Paddleboard with Fishing

Private Charter 8 Hour Combo: Poor Knights Snorkel and Paddleboard with Fishing

This is a great trip for the whole family. Explore the Poor Knights, a biodiversity wonderland and finish the day off with some fishing
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Snorkeling in North Island

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Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga Cathedral Cove Cruise
"We enjoyed seeing so many fish in the reserve during the “dry snorkelling” experience. The commentary was well done and informative. We recommend taking this trip."..."
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Island and Wildlife Day Cruise
"Snorkeling was awesome the water was so warm!! Crew were lovely had a great day. Highly recommend going."..."
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"walk. with guide was easy and interesting the attention to detail was wow introduction and exit videos answered many questions"..."
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
"Beautiful views and the hike wasn’t difficult at all. Wish we had more time to see the waterfall though."..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
"Amazing trip! Hobbiton was iconic! Waitamo caves was beautiful! And the tour guide was exceptional! This tour is a must!"..."
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"I liked the tour with Michael very much. The small group size allowed us to stop at a number of places in addition to the main attractions. Coming here in winter and starting very early proved to be a good idea as there were not too many people at the movie set. There was plenty of time to take some pictures and to enjoy the beautiful scenery."..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
"The tour was amazingly beautiful with a great drive from the city. We stopped half way through each way. Our guide Sunny at Hobbiton was so funny and friendly!"..."
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland
"We truly enjoyed this experience- Peter was on time for pick-up, courteous and knowledgeable Would highly recommend this tour!"..."
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Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland
"John, our tour guide and driver, is extremely knowledgeable given his past work experience in the hospitality and wine industry. He was able to describe the scenic areas in detail as well as discuss the wine experiences in depth, making for a memorable tour."..."
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"Brilliant ! Loved the whole experience but especially the song sung by wii . This was very emotional . Well done"..."
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
"The guides were very knowledgeable and accommodating. There was a lot of driving but it was a good way to see a lot in a small amount of time. There are definitely places I’d like to return to on my next trip to NZ."..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
"A thoroughly delightful shore excursion, well planned and executed. Much natural beauty and human interest."..."
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