Rakiura Adventure Snorkel

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Thank you for supporting Experiencing Marine Reserves! We will be in contact with more information and weather updates closer to the time. Can't wait to get you snorkelling! 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. Frequently asked questions https://www.emr.org.nz/images/emr/pdf/snorkel-days/FAQ__Information_Sheet_2019-20.docx.pdf

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Location

Location

Golden Bay Wharf

Golden Bay Road

Oban

Stewart Island, Stewart Island 9818

New Zealand

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Refund policy

Refund policy

No Refunds

Sales Have Ended

Registrations are closed
Thank you for supporting Experiencing Marine Reserves! We will be in contact with more information and weather updates closer to the time. Can't wait to get you snorkelling! 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. Frequently asked questions https://www.emr.org.nz/images/emr/pdf/snorkel-days/FAQ__Information_Sheet_2019-20.docx.pdf
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Description

Come join Experiencing Marine Reserves for our first Adventure Snorkel in Rakiura - Stewart Island in Partnership with Stewart Island Adventures.

Ever wondered what lives under the water at the Southern-most point of Aotearoa? Join Experiencing Marine Reserves for a snorkel in Ulva Island marine reserve. See butterfish, giant bladder kelp, blue moki, trumpeter and crayfish in beautiful clear southern waters.

When

Saturday 15th of February 2020

Back up date of Sunday the 16th of February 2020.

You need to be free for the back up date as well.

10am-3pm (exact timing TBC)

What

Join EMR and Stewart Island Adventures for a guided snorkel and tour of Ulva Island marine reserve. We will be leaving from Golden Bay Wharf and travelling by water taxi for a day of snorkeling/freediving at two locations. Read more about the day in the information sheet.

Where

Ulva Island marine reserve – Leaving from Oban, Rakiura (Stewart Island)

Getting there

Transport to Rakiura (Stewart Island) is not included in the cost. Please see the information sheet linked below on how to get onto the island.

What to bring

Togs, towel, sunhat, warm clothes and lunch. If you have your own snorkel gear you are welcome to bring it along – please note it needs to be fit for purpose (no full face masks). Medication: if you suffer seasickness - take medication first thing in the morning.

Cost

EMR is assisting Stewart Island Adventures to provide the snorkeling - $200pp + booking fee

The information sheet for this event can be found here - please read it prior to purchasing.

https://www.emr.org.nz/images/emr/pdf/snorkel-days/Rakiura_Adventure_Snorkel_Information_Sheet.pdf

Date and time

Location

Golden Bay Wharf

Golden Bay Road

Oban

Stewart Island, Stewart Island 9818

New Zealand

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Refund policy

No Refunds

Organiser Experiencing Marine Reserves

Organiser of Rakiura Adventure Snorkel

EMR is a national programme of experiential learning about marine conservation under the Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust (CC23406). EMR’s independence, professional delivery, marine reserves focus and provision of a range of learning styles make it unique within New Zealand. Since its introduction in Northland in 2002, EMR has expanded to 8 regions with a team of 30 coordinators nationwide.

EMR has guided snorkel experiences for 92,700 (132,500 including accompanying whanau and teachers) students in NZ marine reserves and over 23,000 people have been engaged in EMR organised marine conservation events. The total number of kiwi’s engaged in EMR is now over 180,000.

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