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Takapuna Reef, Takapuna

22 The Promenade

Takapuna

Auckland, Auckland 0622

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Explore Takapuna's rocky reef by snorkel. Find spotties, parore, goatfish and nudibranches. Fun for the whole whānau!

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Explore the waters of Takapuna with an experienced snorkel guide; you never know what you might spot! Discover spotties, parore, goatfish and nudibranches. Fun for the whole whānau.

Sea conditions permitting. Postponements via email, on website and facebook page.

This event is funded by The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation and Auckland Unlimited.

When:

Saturday 26th of February 2022 - Back up Sunday the 27th March 2022

11am - 4pm

Rotation 1: 11.00am - 12.15pm

Rotation 2: 12.15pm - 1.30pm

Rotation 3: 1.30pm - 2.45pm

Rotation 4: 2.45pm - 4.00pm

Registrations essential

Where: Takapuna Reef, End of The Promenade (next to the boat ramp), Takapuna, follow the EMR signs

Bring your own gear or get free hire of our mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuits. Recommended for everyone 5 years and up. All children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult beach observer. Experienced guides and advanced safety procedures will be in place on the day.

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, either cash/eftpos on the day, online or by giving a koha of your time volunteering at a future event.

COVID information

We can't wait to reconnect with you all and to help you explore our big blue backyard. EMR has always strived to be as inclusive as possible with all our events, however we are in unprecedented times, which means the safety of our crew, volunteers and participants is paramount. Vaccination certificates for all those ages 12 years 3 months and over will be required for all* public events in the COVID Traffic Light framework for the summer of 2021/22 (*unless specified otherwise). Participants under 12 years 3 months of age will need to be accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or guardian. All participants will need to use face coverings and distance where practical. Please bring the QR code for My Vaccine Pass on your phone or printed to be scanned & verified on the event. You will need to bring photo ID. Some events may require your vaccination status to be verified prior to registration.

Check out our frequently asked questions here: 

https://emr.org.nz/images/emr/events/Snorkel_Day_flyers/FAQ__Information_Sheet_2021-22docx.pdf

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Takapuna Reef, Takapuna

22 The Promenade

Takapuna

Auckland, Auckland 0622

New Zealand

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Organiser of Takapuna Snorkel Day

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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