The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park ​

Discover today. Protect for Tomorrow.

  • 1.2 million hectares, 50 islands, 6 marine reserves
  • One of the most abundant and diverse marine parks in the world.
  • Over 25 of the 37 southern hemisphere marine mammals have been seen in the Marine Park.
  • Visited by 1/3 of the total marine species in the world. 
  • Home to the Critically Endangered Bryde's whale - one of only a handful of coastal populations in the world. 

Join the qualified marine researchers onboard New Zealand’s most accessible marine research vessel and learn about how your ticket purchase is contributing directly to Marine Conservation.