Explore the waters of the Hauraki Gulf at Shakespear Regional Park with an experienced snorkel guide; you never know what you might spot? Discover glass shrimp, triplefins or nudibranchs. Fun for the whole whanau. Express your interest here or register at the event on the day. Sea conditions permitting. Postponements via email, on website and Facebook page.
This event is funded by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board and The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation. It is part of Seaweek.
Saturday 30th of November - Back up Saturday the 15th of February.
Where: Either at Te Haruhi Bay or Army Bay - Weather permitting. Follow the EMR signs.
Freshwater investigations and guided walks TBC.
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 to participate, either cash on the day, online or by giving a koha of your time volunteering at a future event. Most people donate $5-10pp.
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.
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