Goat Island Marine Reserve Day Tour
Snorkeling, Kayaking, Glass Bottomed Boat, Swimming & More!
Discover one of the best snorkelling spots in New Zealand on a half day tour at Goat Island Marine Reserve.
Tour starts by us picking you up from your accommodation in Auckland City or Airport, we head north of Auckland on one & a half hour scenic drive into the Rodney Region.
Once we arrive at Leigh harbour, we start a one-hour return coastal walk into the native bush where you will see ferns, kauri, nikau, pohutukawa and epiphytes beside the track. you might also see or hear birds include kaka, tui, warbler, fantail, cuckoo, kookaburra and kingfisher. Seabirds include seagulls, gannets, shags and white-faced heron.
After That; we will take you to the Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre to learn about Goat Island’s marine life. You will also watch The tide pool tank full of marine creatures.
Then we will take you to spend about one & half hours on the beach where you can relax on the beach, swim, rent a Kayak, Clear Kayak, Snorkelling Gear or go on a glass bottom boat ride. (extra charges applies to these activities)
Later then, we head back to your Auckland City accommodation or Auckland Airport through the scenic roads of Rodney Region.
The Goat Island Marine Reserve Day Tour is a great way to spend your day!
Tour Duration: 5-6 Hrs
Pick up Time: 8:30 to 9:00 am
*This Tour is Seasonal, please check with us before booking.
- Pick up from Auckland CBD or Airport.
- Snacks & Water.
- Leigh Coastal Walkway. (1-hour return)
- Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre Admission.
- 1.5 hour on Goat Island Beach.
- Options to rent Snorkelling Gear, Kayak, Clear Kayak or Glass bottom boat ride (extra cost).
- Drop off at Auckland CBD or Airport.