Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve, Whangarei

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#1 of 7 in Wildlife in Whangarei
With an extensive biodiversity and appealing rock formation, the waters of Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve ranked among Jacques Cousteau's top ten dives around the world. Plunge into this special habitat offering fresh perspectives on the underwater inhabitants that live just off the island's coast. Renowned for its diving and snorkeling potential, the reserve gives seasoned divers and non-divers alike a great opportunity to explore what lies beneath, with tour operators and diving instructors based by the waters. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve by using our Whangarei day trip planner.
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  • A full days trip, leaving at 08.30am and returning at 4.00pm. We enjoy our trip with the crew of El Tigre who were informative and really took care of us for the day. A great diving experience and wou...  more »
  • Absolutely amazing. You don't have to be a diver to experience this place: lots more to do...kayaking, sneorkelling, paddleboarding or just enjoying the wonderful scenery of these islands. A true gem ...  more »
  • Its an awesome place to snorkel with beautiful clear water and plenty of fish to see. The caves are great too.  more »
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  • Great scuba diving trip! Different experience than some exotic scuba, sea is colder. Amazing marine reservation around the islands. Underwater cave diving was new experience for us!
  • Amazing diving - Dive! Tutukaka were amazing here and the diving here is awesome!
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