Welcome to Dive Tatapouri

Come to Dive Tatapouri and discover the children of Tangaroa, the god of the sea, while immersing yourself in the local culture and magical marine surroundings of New Zealand's East Coast. Dive Tatapouri is famous for its interactive reef tour with wild stingrays, eagle rays and other reef dwellers, and its idyllic snorkelling experience with wild stingrays in their natural environment.

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Dive Tatapouri located 15mins from Tairāwhiti Gisborne on State Highway 35, Tatapouri offers a world famous interactive marine experience with Stingrays and other sea life.  Our Visitors get to discover the Tamariki (Children) of Tangaroa (the Maori God of the Sea), whilst immersing themselves in the local culture and magical marine surroundings of Tatapouri on the East Coast of the North Island, where the first light touches our shores.

With our knowledge guides you will interact with Wild Short Tail Stingrays, Eagle Rays and other reef dwellers in their natural habitat on the reef at low tide, the Reef Ecology Tour is a truly unforgettable experience for all ages.

Voted as one of the World’s Best Marine Life Experiences in 2017 by traveller.com

Creating Memories for Adults and Children of all Ages

Bookings are essential for all tours as  they are weather and sea dependent and run on the low tides daily to provide the optimum conditions for our tours. We welcome independent travelers, and group bookings.