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Wildside Adventures

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Whakatane 3118, New Zealand
+64 27 582 3110
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We specialize in real New Zealand personalised adventures ranging from 1/2 day to overnight trips. Snorkeling and kayak trips with a marine biologist, commercial free diver who can point out all the interesting marine life. Sometimes when kayaking we are lucky enough to see Blue Penguins. If the sea is not for you enjoy a walk in the beautiful New Zealand bush,learning about edible plants and the New Zealand Wild life. Usually we see Whio/Blue Duck which are rare. 1/2 day to overnight trips. Pickup from Tauranga, Rotorua or Whakatane.
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Nov 29, 2017
“SNORKELING. SUN. SEALS. Catamaran and everything in between!!!”
Dec 29, 2016
“Wildside adventures Whanarua 2 day snorkeling trip and Whale island trip”
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Whakatane 3118, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

IF YOU WANT AMAZING MEMORIES CHECK THIS OUT!! Lately went out to Whale island on Wildside Adventures snorkeling trip. This was a fantastic day out on the water! We traveled by Catamaran, chilling on the deck in the sunshine. Then - my favorite part- exploring...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic family orientated adventure. My 15 year old said it was just like going on holiday with family. My 10 year old can't wait to go back. We learnt so much, Emily's knowledge, enthusiasm and genuine interest in the flora and fauna and sealife...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

I went snorkelling of Whale Island with Wildside Adventures. Great visibility and plenty of seals and fish to observe. Amy and Emily were great hosts. Don't need to be a strong swimmer to enjoy the trip. I am a novice swimmer and this was my...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We have traveled extensively and don't like to go on generic package tours. We wanted to experience the real New Zealand and Wildside adventures did that for us. It was a personal tour of just my husband and I and Emily and Amy went out...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

If you have time for only one trip in the Bay of Plenty area, take Wildside Adventure’s two day trip; if you have time for more than one, be sure to include this one! The Bay of Plenty is beautiful, but the East Cape is...More

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