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Snorkeling Boat Adventures

Join us for an epic boat trip and dive around the Leigh coast.

You will be taken out shown the sights and get to snorkel this incredible part of New Zealand.

From rocky reefs covered with kelp forests to walls colour and an abundance of fish life

the reefs are home to huge Snappers, Red Moki, Goat-Fish and Triple fins, as well as schools of Parore, Kahawai, Sweep, Silver Drummers, Trevally.

And that's not all!

We also have Crayfish, Nudibranchs, Octopus, Sting Rays and Eagle Rays.

Goat Island's Boat Snorkel Sites

We have a wide range if Snorkel Sites with something for every level of Snorkeler. We will always choose a site that is accessible for everyone on the day. 

  • Rocky Reefs. with crevasses and kelp forest, search and you will find so many incredible Marine life and organism. 

  • Marine Reserves. We have 2 amazing reserves teaming with life.

  • Caves. We have some large caves you could drive a bus into.

NB: Not all sites are available at all times, both current and tides have to be right to enter some of them. All our trips are strictly no hunting and gathering! We take only pictures and leave only bubbles.

Your Package includes:

  • A boat trip along the coast to the snorkeling site.

  • An epic Guided Snorkel in our slice of paradise.

  • A hot or cold drink after your Snorkel.

  • Options for hiring equipment or bringing your own - available when booking.

Snorkeling from Boat gearing up in the huraki gulf
Just a few of the amazing fish that look forward to meeting on your snorkel!
Who can snorkel off the boat? 

Most people! This tour is suitable for both beginners and advance people. If you don't know swimming, that's okay! You can use a floatation device during your snorkel. We have an easy to use ladder so you can get back on the boat, but if you have any disabilities or medical conditions that might make this difficult for you, please contact us for advice.

Min age - 10 years old

For bookings with special requirements or alternative dates please click here.

  • The experience is subject to availability and a minimum of 4 persons.

  • Please let us decide if the weather conditions are suitable. We have 25 years experience with access to accurate weather forecasting information, we know when the diving is good!

  • We require a minimum of 48 hours notice for any cancellation for any reason.

  • Please note there is a 2.5% transaction fee for online bookings, this will always be non-refundable if there is a cancelation for any reason.

Epic dive trips with Goat Island Dive.
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