Eco Tourism - Walk across the reef at low tide with our guides and interact with wild stingrays, eagle rays and other marine animals. Great activity for all ages. Our guides will provide information on the marine surroundings and local history.

Discovering the sea with another point of view. Dive Tatapouri situated on the waterfront 10 minutes from Gisborne is the perfect place to unwind whilst soaking up the local culture, history and unique marine surroundings. Discover the children of Tangaroa (the sea).

Our Reef Ecology Tour is a walk out on the reef at low tide, with our guide and interact with wild stingray's, eagle rays and other fish and reef animals. A great experience for all ages. Waders are provided.

View blue penguin habitats and help to protect the blue penguin.

Gisborne is also the first city in the world to see the sun. There is great golden sandy beaches, surf, untouched natural landscapes, great wine and food and more.


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Business Hours:
All week and can work around groups that wish to visit anytime of the day.

Months of Operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


Proximity to town:
15 mins drive from Gisborne Town centre

Proximity to airport:
25 mins drive from Gisborne Airport

Proximity to bus:
20 mins drive to Gisborne I-site where coach terminal is

Off Road Parking

Weather Considerations:
Tour is weather dependant more on sea swell than rain


Activity Duration:
Allow up to 2hrs

Group rates on inquiry
Family Pass - 2 Adults and 2 Children $110.00 NZ

Cancellation Policy:
Weather and tides do play a big part in our tours so we may need to cancel due to weather conditions we will try to reschedule or refund of deposit if this is not possible. Loss of deposit if group themselves cancels - 20% deposit required.  pad-top-default pad-bot-default vheight-default mike  Carousel


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