The Hauraki Gulf is a huge resource of many different types of fish, which is why you’ll likely see lots of private boats out on the water, as Auckland fishing enthusiasts try to catch some dinner.

Keep on the look-out for large schools (or ‘boil-ups’) of pilchards, kahawhai and trevally, as hungry whales and dolphins are often hot on their tails!

Keen to learn more about the whales and dolphins found in the Hauraki Gulf? Book your place on our next Auckland Whale and Dolphin tour today.

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