Adventure Experiences

Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours

A variety of tours from a Sunrise Tour to a Sunset Tour and everything in between from 2 & 3 hours to a full day. Suitable for all the family from children of 4yrs old and upwards. Bookings are essential. Check out the full brochure in the Information Centre Office and we can arrange your tour for you.


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Cathedral Cove Dive & Snorkel

Situated at the Base of Cathedral Cove, Hahei offers spectacular diving and snorkelling within the stunning Marine Reserve plus outer islands. Boat Trips for divers and snorkelers 9.30am & 1.30pm daily. Hire snorkel gear in Hahei, on the way into the Cove. DISCOVER SCUBA DIVE - no experience necessary - 3 hours - CALL 0800ccdive PADI Dive Centre, PADI training, Aqualung & Beuchat sales, tank tests and fills.


Contact: Russ Cochrane or Wendy Helms

Tel: (07) 866 3955 or 0800 223 483 or 027 2713187


Address: 48 Hahei Beach Road, Hahei

Outback Surf School & Paddle Boarding

COME AND ENJOY THE RIDE WITH US. Pauanui Beach is the perfect place to experience the thrill surfing has to offer in a fun safe and controlling environment. Outback Surf School provides group or private lessons, guided surf tours, junior surf programmes and board & wetsuit hire. All lessons are with a qualified ISA or SNZ instructor. Outback also provides guided paddle board tours, lessons and hire for a fantastic full body and core workout.


Contact: Hayden & Erin Roe


Jubilee Drive, Pauanui


Tel: 07-864 7558


Sea Cave Adventures

Get picked up at Ferry Landing or board the boat at Whitianga wharf the choice is yours, but either way join Les the skipper, for a 2 - 2.5 hour cruise along 20kms of stunning Mercury Bay coastline. You will experience up close and personal magnificent views of the Shakespeare Cliffs, beaches, a number of hidden caves and blowholes, the famous Cathedral Cove, Champagne Bay and superb Orua Cave. Snorkel with the sea life in the Marine Reserve or look over the side to see the fish swimming with you. Our comfortable backed seats not only allow you to sit back and relax, but also offer the perfect 360 degree view to capture those amazing photographs.


Tours depart at 8am, 11am, 2pm, 4.40pm daily (weather and sea permitting).


Phone: 0800 80 60 60


Whiti Farm Park

Friendly Animals..Friendly Prices

open 7days 10am-4pm


Te:07866 2349


Glass Bottom Boat: Cathedral Cove Cruise

Glass Bottom Boat offers a 2 hour eco adventure to explore the marine reserve and stunning volcanic coastline above and below the surface. Enjoy spectacular scenery including Cathedral Cove, sea caves, blow holes and rock formations. Sit back and watch an abundance of marine life trough the glass or take the plunge and snorkel amongst the fish.


PH: +64 7 867 1962

Hayley’s Mobile (Office): 022 414 5710

Mark’s Mobile (skipper) : 022 414 5711


Boom Sailing

The Best Whitianga Boat Trip on offer! Cruisy Sailing Charters, Extreme America's Cup Foiling or a Sailing Charter adventure personalised to you.


Let the wind fill your sails! Come on an action packed or chilled out exploration of Mercury Bay by sail, taking in Coromandel icons, Cathedral Cove, Hahei Marine Reserve, Cooks Beach and beyond from either our offshore racing grade catamaran or an America's Cup style foiling yacht. 


Book your sailing trip now.

Email us at with your preferred sailing time and date at

or Call the Boom Sailing team on 022 327 8510