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Whangaroa Harbour Water Transport

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Whangaroa Harbour Boat Tour

An excellent way to experience the unique beauty of the Whangaroa Harbour. I thoroughly recommend... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Muriwai Beach, New Zealand

Wangaroa harbour must be one of the beautiful stretches of water in the world. If you are lucky... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Kit-Gaynor B
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17 Apr 2017
“Whangaroa Harbour was a scenic and interesting surprise”
25 Apr 2016
“Informative and relaxing”
The water-taxi 'Waihi' is a comfortable purpose built vessel on which to enjoy the magnificent scenery and interesting history. Knowledgable local skippers share their stories of the harbour. The colonial and early contact of the 1800's and...more
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573 Whangaroa Road | Whangaroa Marina, Whangaroa 0478, New Zealand
+64 27 680 5588
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

An excellent way to experience the unique beauty of the Whangaroa Harbour. I thoroughly recommend the 90 minute experience travelling around the reaches of the harbour. The volcanic-formed scenery around Whangaroa is really worth seeing from the comfort of the Waihi launch, ably personnelled by...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Wangaroa harbour must be one of the beautiful stretches of water in the world. If you are lucky enough to come here do take the harbour cruise and do the stream walk getting picked up by the boat at the end. The boat is nearly...More

2  Thank Kit-Gaynor B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

awesome boat trip around the eastern harbour out to harbour entrance. amazing rock formation. supermoon low tide so limited access to bays but wonderful exposure of coastal rock formation. excellent skipper and knowledgeable guide Matt. i will be coming back again!

1  Thank rednomad2015
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing local tour with friends .Climbed up Dukes nose for the most incredible view of an incredible harbour. Would highly recommend!

1  Thank KalibH1
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The harbour is one of NZs best kept secrets. The massive cliff and rock formations and turquoise water are more impressive than what you see around the bay of islands. The guide also gave us a run down of the area's rich history which complemented...More

1  Thank 992theoa
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

..... to those who tire of modern mass-tourism. This is in fact an extremely agreeable antidote to mass-tourism. The boat for the harbour tour only holds 8 and thus it is that it is a quiet, civilised, quality experience. Add to that the sensible approach...More

1  Thank gehdev
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We spent a great couple of hours on the Water taxi with Mark who gave us so much insight into the history of the harbour and present activities. Beautiful scenery, fascinating rock formations and clear waters, Even had a seal to entertain us. Would recommend...More

3  Thank janepg34
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Whangaroa Harbour is a series of picture postcards. The trip around the harbour shows the varied rock formations both inside and outside of the heads. Mark's commentary on the history of the place is interesting and entertaining. His boat rides well, you stay dry and...More

3  Thank Colin582
Reviewed 24 February 2017

In Jan I did the Discover Whangaroa Harbour Tour and am now inspired to the Lane Cove Walk. The skipper pointed out all the prominent peaks surrounding the harbour... including The Duke's Nose and after our tour he was back out on the harbour to...More

2  Thank phillippak2017
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is one of the most beautiful harbours in the North Island and has the advantage that it is quiet and well away from the usual tourist cruises. The tour commentary gives a great background to the area and its history but most importantly takes...More

3  Thank aussietraveller49
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