Operating since 1992, the Hahei Explorer is a scenic boat trip like no other. You’ll cruise through the Hahei Marine Reserve and travel 14kms along the beautiful coastline. Unique, insightful and unforgettable this tour is not only perfect for snapping those Insta-worthy pics but also discovering the beauty of New Zealand from a different perspective.
Here’s 7 reasons why the Hahei Explorer should be on your bucket list:
1. See Cathedral Cove from a whole new perspective
If you think Cathedral Cove looks amazing from the sea side, the Hahei explorer will give you a whole new view of this beauty! From the water, the cove is breath-taking! Plus, give your legs a break and save the 1.5hour hike.
2. Quick yet epic
In just one hour, you’ll see all the highlights of this magical volcanic coastline, from the beautiful turquoise water, amazing sea caves to the majestic marine life. This means, you’ll have more than enough time to kick-back and soak up the sun on the golden sand beach – just perfect!
3. The best way to spot marine life
Get up close with beautiful marine life amongst the lush natural scenery. You’ll spot dolphins, seals and our favorite little blue penguins – super cute!
4. Discover a massive blowhole
Visit a magical blowhole as you sail through an underground sea cave – it’s 80ft high and truly spectacular!
5. Enjoy a comfortable ride
The Hahei Explorer has capacity for only 10 people. So, you won’t be stuck in a big crowd trying to peak over people to see the view. Sit back and comfortably enjoy the ride.
6. Ride with the best
The friendly and skilled staff will make this insightful yet relaxed tour an unforgettable experience.
7. Discover a famous film location
You’ll spot a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean which was used for the discovery of Cair Paravel in the film, The Chronicles of Narnia – amazing huh?