Come join Experiencing Marine Reserves for the first Motutapu Community Guided Snorkel Day. Snorkel and explore the Island with a subsidised ferry ticket!
Ever wondered what lives under the water at Motutapu Island in the Hauraki Gulf? Join Experiencing Marine Reserves for a snorkel with our experienced guides and get FREE mask, snorkel, fins & wetsuit hire. Only a $10 ferry ticket to get onto the island! Safe fun for the whole whanau!
See baby parore, spotties, eagle rays, triplefins and possibly an elusive snapper!
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/HAzRB6jiHK2AnjSq1
When: Saturday 14th of January
Ferry leaves from Auckland CBD ferry building at 8.15am – Please don’t be late. Ferry leaves arrives back in the CBD at 3.30pm
What: Snorkelling at Administration Bay, Guided walks around the new planting, exploring the WWII gun enplacements and a picnic lunch on the beach!
Where: Motutapu Island, ferry is arriving at Home Bay 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, a picnic lunch and a torch if you want to explore the tunnels.
Payment: Is required to reserve your spot – payment can be made here (if done via PayPal the tickets will cost $10.80) please use the same details as the registration form: http://emr.org.nz/index.php/shop/product/66-motutapu
Or you can use a direct transfer to the account
ANZ Whangarei 01 0487 0083337 02
Please reference the payment with your last name and cell number
Please note that there will be a ~45min walk to get from the ferry at Home Bay to the snorkel site. Reasonable level of fitness required. Suitable for children aged 5 and above.
This event was sponsored by The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation, Sea Week & Roam Experiences. It is run in conjunction with the Motutapu Outdoor Education Camp.
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 Administration Bay or Home Bay – Dependent on the weather. If you are late and miss the ferry unfortunately there are no refunds.