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Dive Tatapouri - Feed the Stingrays


Tatapouri, Gisborne, East Coast




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Do something delightful and try your hand at feeding the wild stingrays.  These beautiful creatures will glide up to you and let you feed them by hand.  It's certainly a wonderful experience - with a capable Dive Tatapouri guide. 

Don't attempt to do this yourself.  Dive Tatapouri offers this experience and provides waders (as you'll walk out onto the rocks).  They suggest you allow 2 hours and bookings are essential.

While they do allow feeding, if rays are unsettled or if there is a very large group then may not be possible. The Reef Experience operates around low tides, so contact them first with regards to timings and bookings.

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