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Cathedral Cove Water Taxi

Hahei Beach Road, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
+64 27 919 0563
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Over from Wales we decided to visit cathedral cove.. 2 years previous we tried and failed the walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trish E
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Bridgend
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Good service.Maybe walk to beach and get taxi back? Taxi comes and goes on a regular basis. Cost... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Brad J
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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The Water Taxi is an express service which takes you to Cathedral Cove. Park at Hahei Beach, and the Water Taxi departs Hahei Beach approximately every 30 mins, and also Cathedral Cove approximately every 30 mins. Stay as long as you like, just come back when you're ready! Weather dependent service, please call for automated message about operations for the day. Cash/card accepted, no bookings req
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hahei Beach Road, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
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+64 27 919 0563
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over from Wales we decided to visit cathedral cove.. 2 years previous we tried and failed the walk as my husband just couldn't manage it. So this years visit we were determined. We didn't want to pay a fortune so decided to take the water...More

Thank Trish E
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Good service.Maybe walk to beach and get taxi back? Taxi comes and goes on a regular basis. Cost $15.00 one way $10.00 for children

Thank Brad J
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Our driver was very laidback and friendly. Takes about 5 minutes, maybe less, to get from Cathedral Cove to Hahei. $15 per person each way, probably a bit steeper than it needs to be considering the number of people who choose to access this taxi....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Great way to reach Cathedral Cove if you’re too lazy to walk! We used it to get there before the crowds then walked back. Great value.

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

A great little service taking you to or from Cathederal Cove. It’s not to expensive at 15 dollars per person for a single trip. It’s only a short ride, but it does avoid the slog up the hill and is quite scenic too. Be aware...More

Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Great to return on a powerful small boat, skimming over the sea and returning to Hahei quickly. Rounded off the experience nicely

Thank pushbackkid
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Cathedral Cove and the coastline around Hahei are amazing sceneries and best viewed from a boat. We were lucky to have chosen a perfect weather day and enjoyed the calm waters. Cathedral cove itself is iconic but the sea caves are even more amazing. In...More

Thank Kobus M
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

If you are wondering whether cathedral cove is worth it, it is. Go on a nice day, and wear bathers as great place to swim. There are no changing rooms at cove, so taking the water taxi is great option, we wore our bathers on...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Speedy enjoyable scenic journey to the cove at a reasonable price. Very well organised and friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Bambi1010
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Main point: don't plan to take it if you're time restrained. Busy service. After being told by another staff member that we had to wait by a sign to be attended to, the lady (Katy) went off to take questions and bookings away from the...More

Thank theSpeare
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