Come join Experiencing Marine Reserves for the annual Rotoroa Snorkel Day. Snorkel and explore the Island with a subsidised ferry ticket!
Ever wondered what lives under the water at Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf? Join Experiencing Marine Reserves for a snorkel with our experienced guides and get free mask, snorkel, fins & wetsuit hire. Ferry tickets are from $18-45 each + a booking fee. Safe fun for the whole whanau!
See baby parore, spotties and if you're lucky a short-tailed stingray.
When: Saturday 28th November 2020
Ferry leaves from Auckland CBD ferry building at 8:45am You need to arrive at the ferry building by 8:15am at the latest.
What: Snorkelling at Ladies Bay (weather dependent), walks around the pest-free island and a picnic lunch on the beach!
Where: Rotoroa, the ferry is arriving at the wharf 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.
Suitable for children aged 5 and above. However please note it is a long day.
This event was sponsored by The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation. It is run with the assistance of the Rotoroa Island Trust. Ferry tickets for volunteers were sponsored by Fullers 360.
Please note that the ferry ticket is non-refundable - and the trip will run rain or shine! Our snorkel location will be Ladies Bay or Maimai – Dependent on the weather. If you are late and miss the ferry unfortunately there are no refunds.
This event will be able to run in Level 1 only. At Level 2 or above we will be postponing to a later date. If we needed to postpone again due to COVID-19 everyone will receive a refund.
Please note the following information. If you have any concerns – please contact us.
- Your registration information will be held for contact tracing. We will also have a contact tracing QR code to scan.
- All shared equipment will be sanitised between uses.
- There will be hand sanitiser on the island for participants and crew to use.