The Cathedral Cove Tour With A Difference

Glass Bottom Boat Packages

Choose which day you would like to do your Glass Bottom Boat tour

Add another activity as an extra

Enjoy your coromandel experience

Combine your Glass Bottom Boat tour with other awesome Coromandel activities. Choose a package to suit your level of fun – Action packed or exhilarate your taste buds while you relax and unwind.

 What you need to know:

  • Our packages are all self drive, so you will need to get yourself to each activity.
  • Packages can be done on the same day but if you have the time why not spread them out and do them on different days.

Mercury Bay Estate – Scenic Boat Cruise and Local Winery Tasting

This superb package is designed for 2 people to enjoy a 2hr scenic cruise plus an exhilarating taste fest at the Mercury Bay Estate.

2hr Glass Bottom Boat, Cathedral Cove Cruise
4 wine tasting flight
Antipasto board to share or choice of 2 wood fired pizzas
Only $300

To view the menu or more information on Mercury Bay Estate click here www.mercurybayestate.co.nz

Please Note: Mercury Bay Estate’s opening hours change depending on the time of the year. Please check their website for current opening hours.

Fun Zone – Scenic Boat Cruise and Triple Combo Package

If your looking for some awesome family fun or some action packed activities, then this package is for you.

Includes:2hr Glass Bottom Boat, Cathedral Cove Cruise
3 of the following Fun Zone Activities – Soccer Golf, Outdoor Laser Tag, Quad Bikes, Target Paint Ball Shooting or Have a go Archery

Adults – $150                    Child – $100 (6-15yrs)
Family – $460 (2a2c)      Extended Family – $545 (2a3c)

Further information on Fun Zone here www.funzonewhitianga.co.nz

Please Note: Fun Zones opening hours change depending on the time of the year. Please check their website for current opening hours.

Minimum age for activities is 6yrs.

groupbookingsGroup Bookings

The Glass Bottom Boat the perfect boat tour in Whitianga for your special event.  We are very flexible and can tailor make a tour to suit your schedule and needs.

Groups are eligible for special deals or discounted rates. Please enquire about these rates when booking or contact our office on (07) 867 1962 or info@glassbottomboatwhitianga.co.nz .

Our Cathedral Cove boat tour is a perfect option for:

Corporate Functions
Family gathering or events
Seasonal events eg: Christmas cruise
Private tours

Tour Bus Groups

Having three vessels that can accommodate up to 36 people at a time makes the Glass Bottom Boat a perfect option for any group booking. With easy parking at the Whitianga wharf, bus tour groups can hop of the bus and straight onto the boat ready for their scenic boat tour. The tours are 2hrs, however we can be flexible to suit your schedule. Pick up or drop off’s can be arranged at Ferry Landing wharf for passengers comfort and ease. Please enquire at the booking office on (07) 867 1962 or email info@glassbottomboatwhitianga.co.nz for details.

School Groups

The Glass Bottom Boat scenic cruise is a fantastic option for your school camp or outing. The cruise is educational and includes learning in geology, sustainability and conservation, marine biology plus local, European and Maori history. The cruise is also 100% pure New Zealand fun with the opportunity to swim or snorkel in the marine reserve. Tours can be tailor made to suit your needs.

Please enquire with the booking office on (07) 867 1962 email or info@glassbottomboatwhitianga.co.nz for our great school rates.

Marie-Christine G
Marie-Christine G
Fun way to see the coast! Had an awesome ride-a bit of wind and swell! Haha! Super captain! So awesome to get in close to the coves, caves and shore-see all the fish in the reserve. Well worth it! You might have to hang on! Haha!! Reslly professional, safe and well organised!
Good Day Out Most enjoyable and informative trip around the area, seeing Cathedral Cove and various caves and blowholes. Seeing the snapper in their habitat was great, and seeing the destruction of habitat by kina was concerning... The Marine Reserve is a good thing. Went out with a nice group of people. Steve and Julian were our guides - Typical kiwi guys, but felt some of Steve’s comments were a bit on the edge of appropriateness before we left the harbour...
Vivienne M
Vivienne M
A very enjoyable experience On Mon 23 Nov we ( 2 couples) rang to see if we could book a trip. The weather forecast was not wonderful and the company was going to cancel its trips for the day. As it was still very calm they kindly decided that the morning trip would run and we had a very enjoyable morning seeing the sights and all the fish. We were well looked after by Cam and he shared his extensive knowledge of the area with us. The fact that the boat had a glass bottom with great viewing was a distinct plus. These boats are also covered to ensure that we would not get either wet in times of rain or sunburned. We would definitely recommend this company.
Recommended Amazing tour to see cathedral cove, some caves and beaches. The staff is professional and friendly. Thanks a lot
Great activity Cam our skipper was superb. Great mix of casual, knowledge and fun. Nice calm day. Enjoyed our dip at the end of the cruise and got some great shots of a part of our beautiful country. Thoroughly worthwhile. Thanks Cam you do a great job.
amazing tour - recommended ! we went out for an few hours in the afternoon. we had an amazing time; the crew were friendly helpful and informative; we learnt so much about the area and got to see parts of the coast, that we hadn't seen before. highly recommend this tour
Amazing, Well priced, Good for children 3 and above. An amazing good quality well priced experience. Very professional staff and operation from booking to end. Highly recommend. Cam and Kate our guides were brilliant and very knowledgeable. Such a beautiful part of the world where being on the water gave us a different perspective especially looking through the glass bottom of the boat and seeing the marine life. My children 3 and 6 absolutely Loved it too. Thanks Guys
Robyn Low
Robyn Low
Great trip to see above & below water A great 2 hour trip exploring another piece of paradise. Have visited this area a few times but never been fortunate enough to explore from the water, certainly a great way to see and appreciate such a beautiful coastline. Steve was our skipper & guide, very informative and knowledgable and was great at sharing this in a fun way. So pleased we chose the glass bottom trip, the highlight as a non diver was seeing the sea life through the glass bottom (wasn't snorkelling weather) and seeing what a difference a Marine Reserve makes . Many Thanks team Highly Recommend this trip and wish you well fro the upcoming season. Don & Robyn
Paul D
Paul D
Awesome It was a beautiful warm day with no wind and flat sea's. Ash was our skipper and for a young guy was informative, funny and all round a great asset to the company. I see why i can't catch any snapper where i live cause they are all in Mercury bay in the Marine reserve.? Would highly recommend this trip.
An 2 hour cruise along the coast sprinkled with islands bird and sea life. 5 stars for Ash! The rugged coast and the marine reserve . Awesome seeing the fish through the glass, the caves and blow hole was magical

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