Goat Island Marine Reserve, Warkworth

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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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  • August 15, 2017
    One of my favourite places to go in NZ. Amazing views and ocean wildlife. Can be busy but always room to get in the sea and snorkel.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Really worth visiting and snorkelling or diving it's teeming with ocean wildlife in its natural state you will truly see what New Zealand's coastal bays are like underwater fish shell fish plant life ...  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    The Island Marine Reserve is a great activity for solo, family, friends and other travellers. Just the location and views are incredible beautiful and the marine life is worth it.  more »

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