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Seaweek - Explore Whitireia Coast Snorkel Event

When:

Sat 25 Feb 2017, 9:30am–3:00pm
Sat 4 Mar 2017, 9:30am–3:00pm

Where: Whitireia Park, Titahi Bay, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: seaweek

Snorkels will take place at a site in-between Onehunga Bay and Kaitawa Point. A sign will be placed at the Thornley Street entrance to Whitireia Park to point you on to the meeting point.

Parking is available on the grass area immediately behind the snorkel site and near Kaitawa Point. Changing rooms and toilets are located in Onehunga Bay. The snorkel site is 5 -7 minutes walk from the toilets. Please assemble at the meeting point (look for flags) and wait for direction from one of our staff.

Come along and view the mesmerising marine life at Whitireia Park! Greater Wellington Regional Council and the Healthy Harbours Porirua team will provide you with the equipment, safety support and experienced guides to help you explore the spectacular underwater world along the Whitireia coastline.

Snorkel Tours will depart at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm and 2:30pm. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Sorry -we cannot take children under 8 years of age. Participants must be able to swim 50 meters.

Please also note you cannot make a booking for this event this year – places will be secured on a first-come, first served basis with a maximum of 16 per tour.

Please bring a towel, warm clothes, sunscreen, drinking water and snacks. Wetsuits, snorkels, masks and other essential equipment, as well as, hot drinks and biscuits will be provided.

Contact: Sara Stuart-Currier
Email: sara.stuartcurrier@gw.govt.nz or Phone: (04) 830-4275

More information:
Wellington Marine Conservation Trust
Healthy Harbours Porirua
Greater Wellington Great Outdoors