Whitianga is a town on the Coromandel Peninsula, in the Waikato Region of New Zealand's North Island. The town is located on Mercury Bay, on the northeastern coast of the peninsula. The town has a permanent population of 4,930 as of June 2017, making it the second-largest town on the Coromandel Peninsula behind Thames.
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The Glass Bottom Boat in Whitianga has been delivering quality scenic tours on the Coromandel Peninsula since 1992. The many years of operating has allowed us to fine tune our tour to provide an unforgettable experience.
Why choose us:
- Very highly ranked on Trip Adviser, voted #1 Coromandel Boat Tour and #2 Must Do boat activity in New Zealand.
- The only Coromandel Boat Tour to give you a window to the underwater life with the option to snorkel with what you see.
- Professional and friendly skippers and crew have extensive knowledge of the area and will provide you with a fun and exhilarating tour.
- The only boat with two crew to assist you during the tour (over the summer months).
- Our purpose built vessel is the optimum is passenger comfort and safety. Enjoy the comfort of our cabin keeping you protected from the sun or any weather conditions.
- The only vessel without designated seating, allowing you to get up and move around the boat as pleased.
- Our mammal watch permit allows us to get up close and personal with any dolphins, orcas or seals we come across during the tour.
- We care about our environment. We recycle, reuse and repurpose as much as possible. We use eco friendly products when possible and try very had to limit our waste.
The Coromandel Peninsula's most visited museum with exhibits about the Polynesian navigator Kupe, Maori artifacts, the Endeavour and James Cook, HMS Buffalo (sunk 1840), kauri timber and gum, the old dairy factory in which the museum is housed, early settlers' records and photographic collection, natural history displays and the History of Fishing display.
Journey to Whitianga, New Zealand’s Geo-Thermal Ocean village. There you will discover The Lost Spring; a perfect retreat for you and your special someone. Come and indulge in an oasis outside the real world.
Discover a paradise where our 16,000 year old mineral water springs from 667 meters below ground to emerge pure and sterile, soaking away the everyday.
Indulge in a rejuvenating spa treatment, losing yourself amongst the sound of flowing water and birdsong that fills the lush native bush surrounding you.
Enjoy all day dining in our historic school house restaurant, on our beach deck or poolside.
The Best Whitianga Boat Trip on offer! Cruisy Sailing Charters, Extreme America's Cup Foiling or a Sailing Charter adventure personalised to you. Let the wind fill your sails! Come on an action packed or chilled out exploration of Mercury Bay by sail, taking in Coromandel icons, Cathedral Cove, Hahei Marine Reserve, Cooks Beach and beyond from either our offshore racing grade catamaran or an America's Cup style foiling yacht. Boom Sailing provides a range of sailing charter and boat trip options, for individuals, couples, families or team events.
This is a new Thames-Coromandel District Council designated freedom campsite that came into effect from the 1st of December, 2014. Self contained vehicles (that can show they comply with NZS 5465:2001) can stay here for a maximum of two consecutive nights, arriving not earlier than 5pm and leaving no latter than 9am.Visit Lee Street Carpark
This is a new Thames-Coromandel District Council designated freedom campsite that came into effect from the 1st of December, 2014. Self contained vehicles (that can show they comply with NZS 5465:2001) can stay here for a maximum of two consecutive nights, arriving not earlier than 5pm and leaving no latter than 9am.Visit Thames-Coromandel District Council Carpark
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