April, 2019

Sat06Apr8:15 amRotoroa Snorkel Day8:15 am Rotoroa IslandType:Environmental,SportsWhere:Gulf IslandsAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Rotoroa Snorkel Day


(Saturday) 8:15 am


Rotoroa Island

Rotoroa Island, Hauraki Gulf

Event Details

Come join Experiencing Marine Reserves for the annual Rotoroa Snorkel Day. Snorkel and explore the Island with a subsidised ferry ticket!

Ever wondered what lives under the water at Rotoroa 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 from $18-45 each + a booking fee. Safe fun for the whole whanau!

See baby parore, spotties and triplefins.

Ferry leaves from Auckland CBD ferry building at 8:45am. You need to arrive at the ferry building by 8:15am at the latest.

What: Snorkelling at Ladies Bay (weather dependent), walks around the pest free island and a picnic lunch on the beach!
Where: Rotoroa, ferry is arriving at the wharf and leaving from the Auckland viaduct.

What to bring: Togs, towel, sunhat, warm clothes, raincoat, water bottles, walking shoes, a picnic lunch.

Suitable for children aged 5 and above.

This event was sponsored by The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation. It is run with the assistance of the Rotoroa Island Trust.

Please note that the ferry ticket is non-refundable – and the trip will run rain or shine!


Ferry Tickets are $18 to $45 each plus a booking fee.


Experiencing Marine Reserves