Goat Island Marine Reserve, Warkworth

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Wildlife Area
To best experience the teeming marine habitats of Goat Island Marine Reserve, get in the water with a snorkel or scuba suit. Beneath the waves you can see seaweed forests, sponge gardens, and a multitude of colorful fish. If you'd rather stay dry, take a tour on a glass-bottomed boat, or rent a kayak or canoe. The onsite discovery center teaches visitors about life under the sea and offers a look at sea creatures housed inside a tide pool tank. Add Goat Island Marine Reserve and other attractions to your Warkworth trip itinerary using our Warkworth itinerary builder.
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  • Goat Island is beautiful before you even reach the water. A terrific setting with plenty of activity: snorkelling, kayaking, etc. Plenty of rental places near the beach will rent you what you need, ge...  more »
  • Great place to go snorkeling and observe some marine life. The water can be a bit murky, but just take your time to explore the area around the island. The beach and the car park can get pretty crowde...  more »
  • So much to do. Clear kayaks, great sweim / snorkel, so many fish! Then the university exhibition on the hill. Excellent for all the family.  more »