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The tour departs 8am daily during the main summer season from November to May. Step aboard a purpose-built dolphin-viewing vessel set off to see fanatic dolphins. We have live commentary along the way and hot drinks and snacks provided.

The wild dolphins are so playful and love swimming around the boat, so be ready for a close-up encounter. Whether you are watching from the boat or swimming in the water you will have a fantastic view.

This educational and organic experience led by award-winning guides will guarantee you a unique dolphin experience that is completely on the dolphin’s terms.

Included in the tour are your snorkeling gear, wetsuit, tea coffee and juice, fruit and muffins. Free Parking is available at the Tauranga Bridge Marina where we depart.
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Dolphin Seafaris
Get up close to wild dolphins in their natural habitat during a 5-hour dolphin cruise from Tauranga. You can watch from the boat or interact with these playful marine mammals as you swim and snorkel alongside them in the water. Hear informative live commentary and enjoy hot drinks and muffins on board. Tour operates during summer months from November to May.
  • 5-hour dolphin cruise in Tauranga
  • Swim and snorkel with wild dolphins
  • Hear live commentary from a professional guide on board
  • Enjoy hot beverages, fruit and muffins
  • Snorkeling gear and wetsuit provided
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile
It was what it was

Staff were friendly and caring, got out and saw the Dolphins. To be honest there wasn't anything wow about the experience. But they did deliver on the Dolphins.

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile
Absolutely BRILLIANT!!

We had an incredible day out on the water with Captain Cam and his crew!! It look us a long longer than is apparently normal to find the dolphins, but Cam did not give up! We stayed out there about half an hour longer than...More

Thank Bianca P
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile
Dolphins everywhere!!!

Amazing day! A great guide with wonderful jokes. After our guide told us how we could spot dolphins, everyone was looking for birds above the sea and white splashes. the sea was quiet so we could see very far and it did not take long...More

Thank Eline S
Reviewed 4 March 2018
Perfect activity with family

We've had a perfect day with skipper Cameron and his crew. The skipper spend more than enough time for the swimming and for watching wildlife. We advise everyone to enjoy the services of Dolphin Seafaris. From The Netherlands with love!

Thank Rik K
Reviewed 25 February 2018
Amazing crew, amazing experience!

DON'T book with a company that may or may not get you into the water with dolphins. Dolphin Safaris puts the emphasis on finding dolphins and letting you swim with them. Success is over 80%. We had an incredible day surrounded by MANY hundreds of...More

Thank jasletra
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