Cruise in comfort on one of our custom built tour boats. You’ll explore 12 km of rugged volcanic coastline visiting nearby islands, stunning beaches, including Lonely Bay, Cooks Beach, Hahei and the spectacular Cathedral Cove where Prince Caspian(Chronicles of Narnia) was filmed.

Venture across the Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve where you’ll observe an abundance of marine and bird life. Get up close and personal with towering pinnacles, giant blowholes and huge sea caves including Orua Sea Cave, one of the largest in New Zealand and only accessible by boat.

Throughout the tour your local guide will highlight Mercury Bay’s rich and colourful history giving a fabulous balance of information and time to soak up the sights and sounds.

The Backpacker Group Members Deal

10% off the tour price when booking online.

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Trip duration: 2hrs (approx.)

Departure times: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4pm

Please note – More departure times are available through the peak summer period.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Available for The Backpacker Group members only
  • Direct bookings only via our website
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals
  • Not available at iSites or other booking outlets
  • Ocean Leopard Tours reserve the right to cancel or amend any trip due to sea or weather conditions, or minimum numbers not reached
  • If we cancel a trip you will not be charged.

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