Snorkelling Rental

Discover the abundant sea life and vast underwater world Tairua has to offer. There any many accessible snorkelling locations and Dutchy's has all the snorkelling gear you need available to hire or buy.

Prices

Rentals are for a full day and disclaimers are required to be signed prior to rental.​

  • ​Mask, snorkel & fins - $25/day
  • Wetsuit - $25/day

We have masks, snorkels, fins and wetsuits for both hire and sale.​ For availability, see in store or contact us.

Snorkel locations

Ocean Beach Tairua

You can go at either the southern or northern end of the beach. Best time to snorkel this area is during small swell. The visibility can be affected by rain and storms. Accessible from the main beach with lots of underwater life. Also good for spearfishing with butterfish, snapper, john dory, kingfish, crayfish and paua on offer.

Sailor's Grave

You can go at either the southern or northern end of the beach. Best time to snorkel this area is during small swell. The visibility can be affected by rain and storms. Accessible from the main beach with lots of underwater life. Also good for spearfishing with butterfish, snapper, john dory, kingfish, crayfish and paua on offer.

Pauanui South

Best time to snorkel this area is during small swell. The visibility can be affected by rain and storms. Accessible from the main beach with lots of underwater life. Also good for spearfishing with butterfish, snapper, john dory, kingfish, crayfish and paua on offer.

Pauanui South​​

Slipper Island

There are some beautiful bays around Slipper Island with crystal clear water, perfect for snorkelling. Head out from Tairua or Pauanui via boat, or arrange a day trip with local charter operators. Email us if you'd like contact details for local charters: [email protected]