Maitai Bay Snorkeling

The 8th most popular snorkel dive spot in New Zealand.

North of Auckland on Karikari Peninsula in the Northland, the snorkeling at Maitai Bay is known for diverse marine life. During Maitai Bay snorkeling, you may encounter snapper, red moki, sea slugs and squid. Since the waters can be quite cool, a thin wetsuit is highly recommended.

To reach Auckland by air, fly into Auckland Airport (AKL), which is located south of Auckland. There is good camping to be found at the Maitai Bay Campsite.

Overall, Maitai Bay is the 8th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 10 snorkeling dives in New Zealand.

Snorkeling in New Zealand

Snorkeling in New Zealand

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Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling New Zealand" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "New Zealand Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Maitai Bay Campsite

Reference Source:  click here http://www.doc.govt.nz/

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Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  24889

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