Whitianga – Cathedral Cove Boat tour – cancelled due to weather

From $130

per person


A must do when visiting the area, our 2 hour Cathedral Cove boat tour shows off the very best of what the Mercury Bay has to offer.


  • Ocean Leopard I is a custom built tour boat designed with maximum passenger comfort, visibility and weather protection in mind. A deep V shaped hull that ensures a soft, cushioned ride in all sea conditions.
  • Amazing visibility from comfortable, forward facing seats with back rests.
  • Safe and easy boarding suitable for the mobility impaired and elderly.
  • A canvas roof providing protection from the harsh New Zealand sun or adverse weather.
  • Clear side screens that drop down to provide full weather protection if needed.
  • Maritime New Zealand compliant safety measures and equipment including state-of-the-art, lightweight inflatable life jackets

Our world class Cathedral Cove boat tour covers 12km of rugged volcanic coastline visiting nearby islands and stunning beaches. From the supreme comfort of our boat we’ll get you up close and personal with  the impressive Cathedral Cove where Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia) was filmed.


You’ll explore Lonely Bay, Cooks Beach, Shakespeare Cliff and Hahei along the way. Venture across the Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve where you’ll observe an abundance of marine and bird life. Step back in time and visualise the spectacular geological process that helped form towering pinnacles, giant blowholes and huge sea caves including Orua Sea Cave, one of the largest in NZ and only accessible by boat.

Throughout our unforgettable tour your local guide will highlight Mercury Bay’s rich and colourful history giving a perfect balance of information and time to soak up the sights and sounds.

Activity Date

Day 5 or 6

Additional Information:

Trip Duration: 2hrs (approx.)
Departure Times: 4pm  14th March,  1.30pm, 4pm 15th March  – please nominate preferred time upon booking
Departure Location: Whitianga Wharf, Esplanade Rd

From $130

per person

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