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Snorkel Hire

Come and explore New Zealand's first Marine Reserve and friendliest fish. Snorkel the amazing Matakana coast. The perfect day out with friends and family!
Hire Equipment

Our amazing team are on hand to kit you out with everything you'll need for a great day at the Goat Island Marine Reserve. With full day hire and after-hours drop off available, there's no rush to leave the beach! We are also on hand to give advice on the best spots and safest places to snorkel.

Our snorkel equipment is of the highest quality and we have a vast range of sizes from 4 years and up - so there is something for everyone. We provide free of charge a waterproof tub with our hire gear so you can keep your car salt free.


Hygiene Standards

For your personal hygiene, our masks, snorkels and fins are sanitised, cleaned, checked and maintained after every use. Our wetsuits are thoroughly shampooed using environmentally safe products to keep them soft and comfortable.

Terms and Conditions

  • We strongly recommend wearing a wetsuit for buoyancy and warmth, as well as fins for added propulsion and safety.

  • Please respect all Marine Reserve regulations.

  • Goat Island Dive is not responsible for the actions of individuals to whom the equipment is hired.

  • The hirer accepts all charges for damaged/lost equipment.

  • No refunds are given for unused equipment.

All equipment must be returned by 4.30 pm unless you have arranged to take advantage of our after-hours drop off.

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When the Snapper gets a little bit too f
When the Snapper gets a little bit too f
We Have Prescription Masks !
Guided Tours

If you are not confident in the water or don't know how to swim, Don't panic! We offer a guided tour perfect for beginners. We will introduce you to your equipment and the underwater world. All this while learning to snorkel and swim in the ocean.

We Also have an advanced session for people who have been snorkeling before but want to learn more. We will introduce you on proper breathing techniques, breath ups, holding your breath and rescue breathing. You will learn the basics to free diving. 

Full Hire Price List

Please pay close attention to the weather conditions. We put up weather conditions on our Facebook page or Contact us


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