January, 2019

2019Sun20Jan11:00 pm11:00 pmMotuihe Snorkel Day11:00 pm - 11:00 pm Motuihe Island, Motuihe Island, AucklandWhere:Gulf IslandsAges:Children (5 to 10 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Motuihe Island


(Sunday) 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Motuihe Island

Motuihe Island, Auckland

Event Details

Snorkelling at Calypso Bay (weather dependent), walks around the pest free island and a picnic lunch on the beach!

Join  Experiencing Marine Reserves for the annual Motuihe Snorkel Day. Snorkel and explore the Island with a subsidised ferry ticket!

Ever wondered what lives under the water at Motuihe Island in the Hauraki Gulf? Join Experiencing Marine Reserves for a snorkel with our experienced guides and get FREE mask, snorkel, fins & wetsuit hire. Ferry tickets are $25 each + a booking fee. Safe fun for the whole whanau! Bring:  Togs, towel, sunhat, warm clothes, raincoat, water bottles, walking shoes, a picnic lunch. Please note that there will be up to a ~45min walk to get from the wharf to the snorkel site. Reasonable level of fitness required. Suitable for children aged 5 and above.

Ferry leaves from Auckland CBD ferry building at 7:15am. You need to arrive at the ferry building by 7:00am at the latest.

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Tickets $25


Experiencing Marine ReservesExperiencing Marine Reserves EMR is a national programme of experiential learning about marine conservation. EMR’s independence, professional delivery, marine reserves focus and provision of a range of learning styles make it unique within New Zealand.