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Dive Tatapouri

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Reef Ecology Tour with Wild Stingrays, Eagle Rays and other reef dwellers. Walk across the reef at low tide with out guide and interact with the above animals. Great for all ages. Waders are provided. Snorkel and Swim with Stingrays - An amazing...more
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State Highway 35, Tatapouri 532 Whangara Road RD 3 | Sh35,, 4073, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We visited Tatapouri recently and made a booking with the crew at Dive Tatapouri to take us out on the reef and show us the stingrays. What a great experience it was. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about the stingrays. It was awesome...More

Thank Aquatech N
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The morning stingray experience with Dive Tatapouri is not to be missed - one of my highlights of the East Cape! Wading into shallow waters, you are able to encounter rays up close - touching and feeding them by hand, and learning more about these...More

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DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thanks for coming to meet the Stingrays glad you had a great time - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience to have whilst staying in Gisborne. We had many Stingrays Swimming all around us, and even more Kingfish, they were huge! Thank you. Great value for money and such fun.

Thank Christine R
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for coming to meet the Stingrays - The Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We got a lovely welcome from the Stingray team and really enjoyed our time revisiting ,this time taking a friend form the UK. Was fun feeding the Stingrays while trying to avoid accidentally feeding the very large King fish who also joined in the low...More

Thank Simon n
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This hostel is quite nice. The bunk beds have decent blankets though the mattresses are a bit thin. The building by the beach is an amazing location to watch the sunrise from, well worth getting up for. The sting ray activity is wonderful! Alex and...More

Thank Brittany B
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for your review - The Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

An excellent time. Very knowledgeable and engaged guides The combination of friendly stingrays, kingfish and crayfish on a beautiful spring day fun made it memorable so thoroughly recommend it

Thank GeoffLaur
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for the review and glad you enjoyed meeting the Stingrays - The Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Awesome! Had heard about this amazing experience so it was a must do. So pleased. Brilliant day. Were given waders and a stick. Headed on out over shallow rocky surface. We saw four stingrays. They feel amazing! Came right up to our waders and swam...More

Thank Trish G
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the review so glad you got to meet some of the amazing stingrays - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 20 September 2017

What a fantastic experience being able to wade out onto the reef at low tide and interact so much with these beautiful creatures! 5 or 6 eagle rays came up, along with a kingfish and various sized kahawai. Just watching the stingrays come up and...More

Thank GypsyJeanette
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the review and so glad you enjoyed you time meeting the stingrays - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Feeding and patting the stingrays. Awesome experience. Great and knowledgeable staff. 15 minutes from CBD. They provide the waders so you don't even get wet.

Thank James C
DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the review so pleased you got to meet the Stingrays - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

Reviewed 12 September 2017

I have done this experience three times and thoroughly enjoyed it each time. We have used it for a staff Christmas function, I have taken overseas visitors out there and they have been blown away, not only with the stingrays which you hand feed but...More

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DiveTatapouri, Owner at Dive Tatapouri, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the review glad you have enjoyed your visits to meet the stingrays - Regards the Team at Dive Tatapouri

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Linda A
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Response from DiveTatapouri | Property representative |
We have taken all ages out however if under fives maybe have to be carried or we do have a banana boat available
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