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Events Calendar

Shakespear Snorkel Day
Contact Sophie - Auckland Coordinator - 0210645125

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Explore the waters of Army Bay reef with an experienced snorkel guide; you never know what you might spot? Discover spotties, eagle rays, sweep, parore, nudibranchs and more! Whilst not in the water you can learn more about your local marine and freshwater environments at our info stalls. Fun for the whole whānau. Sea conditions permitting. Postponements via email, on website and facebook page.

This event is run in partnership with Whitebait Connection, Para Kore Ki Tāmaki, Seaweek and is funded by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board, The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation and Tu Manawa Active Aotearoa.


Postponed to 26th March

10.00am - 3.00pm

Group A: 10.00am - 11.30pm

Group B: 11.30am - 1.00pm

Group C: 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Preregistration recommended: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/shakespear-snorkel-day-new-date-registration-545055835677

Where: Army Bay Beach, 1468 Whangaparaoa Road, Army Bay, Auckland


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 throughout the year - 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.

If you are unwell or isolating please do not attend this event.

Check out our Snorkel Day FAQs here: https://www.emr.org.nz/images/emr/events/Snorkel_Day_flyers/FAQ__Information_Sheet_2022-23.docx.pdf

Location Army Bay Beach, Whangaparaoa, Auckland