Goat Island Marine Reserve, Warkworth
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This is a great place to visit with family and friends and it is FREE. The fish are amazing and it is right off the rocks! Worth while getting a wetsuit and getting in and seeing the underwater world....  more »
  • My partner and I went snorkeling here in late April and although the weather was cooler and the visibility wasn't great, we still really enjoyed our experience. We saw many fish including red moki, bl...  more »
  • One of my favourite daytrips out of the city of Auckland was a visit to Goat Island! It offers plenty of fine attractions to keep you entertained for the day, and if the weather plays along, then you ...  more »