Explore the waters of the Whangārei Harbour Marine Reserve at Reotahi with an experienced snorkel guide; you never know what you might spot? Discover pipefish, triplefins or nudibranchs. Fun for the whole whānau. Register at the event on the day. Sea conditions permitting. Bring your own gear or get free hire of our mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuits. Donations/koha welcome.
This event is funded by Foundation North and the Department of Conservation.
When: 10am – 3pm (arrive and register any time between 10am and 2.30pm) Sunday 6th of December
No pre-registrations necessary for this event - just show up on the day!
Where: Reotahi Bay, Whangārei Harbour Marine Reserve, Whangārei Heads.
After McLeods Bay follow Reotahi Rd, then to the end of Beach Rd and up to the Reotahi carpark at the top of the hill.
Bring your own gear or get free hire of our mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuits. Recommended for everyone 5 years and up. All children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult beach observer. Experienced guides and advanced safety procedures will be in place on the day.
Experiencing Marine Reserves runs a series of free and subsidised events over the summer months - we rely on your support to make them happen. We appreciate donations, either cash on the day, online or by giving a koha of your time volunteering at a future event. Most people donate $5-10pp.
Please note that due to COVID-19 we will only be able to run this event at alert level 1. If we are at alert level 2 or above we will postpone the event to the back up date. Snorkel equipment and all joint surfaces will be sanitised thoroughly between uses. Registrations will be taken on the day and kept for contact tracing purposes. There will also be an event QR code to use on the day.
* Image credit: Andrew Penniket * See Less