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Rotoroa Island Snorkel Day

07 Apr 2018

Image by Lorna Doogan

Saturday 7 April 2018, 8.00am - Saturday 7 April 2018, 6.00pm


Rotoroa Island, Rotoroa Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland

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Snorkelling is free. Subsised ferry cost

  • Adult from Auckland: $25
  • Child from Auckland: $10
  • Adult from Waiheke: $10
  • Child from Waiheke: Free

Register online


Lorna Doogan

021 0273 2339


Come join Experiencing Marine Reserves for the second Rotoroa Snorkel Day run in conjunction with the Rotoroa Island Trust. Snorkel and explore the Island with a subsidised ferry ticket!

Register here: 

Ever wondered what lives under the water at Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf? Join Experiencing Marine Reserves for a snorkel with our experienced guides and get FREE mask, snorkel, fins & wetsuit hire. Safe fun for the whole whanau! Only 80 tickets available!

See baby parore, spotties, eagle rays, triplefins and possibly an elusive snapper!

Register your interest by emailing

When: Saturday 7th of April

Ferry leaves from Auckland CBD ferry building at 8.15am – Please don’t be late. Ferry leaves arrives back in the CBD at 6.30pm

What: Snorkelling at Ladies Bay, walking around the new planting, meeting the newest Takahe friends and a picnic lunch on the beach!

Where: Rotoroa Island, ferry is arriving at the Rotoroa Wharf and leaving from the Auckland viaduct.

Parking: Limited in Auckland CBD - I would recommend catching public transport.

What to bring: Togs, towel, sunhat, warm clothes, raincoat, water bottles, walking shoes and a picnic lunch.

Please note that it is a long day out on the island. Reasonable level of fitness required. Suitable for children aged 8 and above.

For more information email Lorna on

This event was sponsored by The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation, Sea Week & 360 Discovery. It is run in conjunction Rotoroa Island Trust.

Please note that the ferry ticket is non-refundable (unless we have a waitlist) and the trip will run rain or shine! Our snorkel location will be Ladies Bay or Cable Bay – Dependent on the weather. If you are late and miss the ferry unfortunately there are no refunds.