Private Reef Ecology Tour
- Duration: 60 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Gisborne
- Product code: PRET
Our Private Reef Ecology Tour allows you to be away from the crowd with one of our guides.
Our Reef Ecology Tours are run around the tides daily and bookings are essential.
We would prefer to take payment through our on line booking system so
please ensure you enter your credit card details at the time of booking,
we do not take the payment until time of check in so nothing will be charged to your card in the first instance.
Please ensure yourself and your guests complete the online waiver form that is
sent to you (forward onto your other guests accompanying you) this
means we do not have to do it at the time of check in.
If you need to cancel your tour please do so by email – firstname.lastname@example.org. If
you do not contact us to cancel 12hrs prior and/or do not show for the
booked session a 100% cancellation fee will be collected from the credit
card provided at the time of booking. If tour is cancelled due to weather there is no cancellation fee.
Once you’ve been kitted out in our designer waders, you’ll embark on a walk
across the reef at Tatapouri on the low tide with our experienced guides
to meet with the Tamariki (Maori for children) of Tangaroa the Maori
During the Reef Ecology tour, you’ll have the opportunity to observe and
interact with the Stingrays, Eagle Rays, Fish and other reef dwellers
under the guidance our guides. The guides will provide information about
the local inhabitants who live on the reef.
A unique and memorable activity for all ages.
ADDITIONAL IMPORT INFORMATION
• Our reef tours are suitable for all ages but not for those who have
limited mobility or unable to stand for up to 45mins to an hour.
Children under a certain height and 4yrs or younger will be
on the Banana Boat which is available for smaller children who are to
small to walk however please be aware parent / caregiver will be
required to help pull it over the reef and remain with it during the
tour. We do not provide life jackets for children so if you wish to
have your child in a life jacket please bring one with you. Babies can
be carried in front and or back packs.
• Waders are provided by Dive Tatapouri please note our waders only go to shoe size
13NZ and waist size 18NZ. For children under the age 4yrs waders will
not be available and they will need to sit on banana boat or be carried.
in which is 20 mins prior to commencement of scheduled tour time.
• Large groups can be accommodated by prior arrangement
• Pack your waterproof camera – you’ll need it!