About Wildside Adventures

Wildside Adventures is owned and operated by Amy and Emily, highly trained guides who are natives to the Whakatane area. Their goal is to provide opportunities for locals and tourists to experience New Zealand and the many adventures they can discover within the breath-taking wilderness and along the Bay of Plenty shoreline.

One of Wildside Adventures highlights is their snorkelling trips. Guided by a PADI dive instructor, marine biologist there are a number of options available. Enjoy a short boat trip to snorkel near one of the islands, Whale Island or the Raurimus, which are home to many rare birds, tuatara, penguins and seals, off the coast of Whakatane  or for those who would rather go from the beach we have a number of beautiful Bays to snorkel from. You will learn about the local marine life, and learn tips on catching local Kiwi delicacies.

Meet Your Guides

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Hi, my name is Amy and I'm the owner operator of Wildside Adventures.  I've spent most of my life in the Bay of Plenty. I love nothing more than being out in the marine environment and being able to share this wonderful experience with others.




Hi, my name is Emily and I'm proud to be a tour guide at Wildside Adventures. I look forward to meeting you and helping create an amazing New Zealand experience for you.