Aldermen Islands or Ruamaahu Nature Reserve Scenic Boat Tour

Fitness level low
Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

2 hour scenic tour of Alderman Islands
World class nature cruise
Amazing Aldermen Islands
Amazing ryolite domes
Endemic flora and fauna
Spot dolphins, sharks, turtles, whales and sea birds

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Sat, Jun 15, 2024

What you can expect

Discover the unique chain of islands also known as the ‘Vanishing Volcanoes on a scenic boat tour of Alderman Islands/Ruamaahu Nature Reserve. Regarded as one of New Zealand’s finest diving locations, you may be surprised by the array of wildlife that can be found here. While out on the water, keep your eyes on the horizon for whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles and sea birds in the glistening ocean waters of the Coromandel.

Over the course of two hours, you’ll cruise past amazing ryolite domes, sweeping cliff faces stretching hundreds of metres vertically into the air and incredible flora and fauna. This magical place is waiting to be waiting explored. Book your spot on this scenic nature cruise for an unforgettable day out in the Coromandel exploring Alderman Islands.


What you need to know

  • 2 hour scenic boat tour of the amazing Aldermen Islands
  • This is our Premier Tour in a truly world class nature cruise
  • Two hour scenic boat tour of the amazing Aldermen Islands
  • This unique island chain consists of amazing ryolite domes
  • Sightings may include whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles
  • An adventure with our expert local guides
  • Sweeping cliff faces stretching hundreds of metres vertically into the air
  • This experience is two hours in duration
  • Operates at 8am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 3pm
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from Coromandel Ocean Adventures at 1 The Marina, Tairua, New Zealand
  • Please avoid parking in the Marina carpark, as this is residents only
  • Tours depart from the boat ramp opposite The Old Mill Cafe, so keep an eye out for the fancy red tractor and boat
  • Please be there about 10 mins before your trip is scheduled to depart
What To Bring
  • Wind Jacket/Warm Jacket
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • Participant changes are fine
  • Max of 12 per tour
  • Provider will contact the members of each party re weather changes
  • No wheelchair access
  • Bring your best wildlife spotting eyes!
Terms And Conditions
  • Keep your phone close, as we may alter the trip time by an hour or two
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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