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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

From USD 104.34
Highlights
  • 5-hour dolphin cruise in Tauranga
  • Swim and snorkel with wild dolphins
  • Hear live commentary from a professional guide on board
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga
From USD 104.34
Overview
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.
What to Expect
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.
Reviews (92)
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Christmas Party supreme!!!

An awesome way to thank your staff for the year.We had the amazing jessie in charge and the two Dolphin girls.This crew were amazing. We saw 2 pods of pilot whales which was amazing We loved every minute of it.although we could not find the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kymr409
Dolphin S, Manager at Dolphin Seafaris, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kym, Thank you for sharing these great photos! I am so happy your day out with us was such a big hit. Thank you and your team for the great atmosphere and energy. Kindest, The Dolphin Seafaris Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Absolutely Amazing

An absolutely amazing experience. Very knowledgeable staff and very friendly. Go to see so many Dolphins while swimming as well as when on the boat. My daughters would want to go there again on our next trip to New Zealand.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kamal D
Dolphin S, Manager at Dolphin Seafaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kamal, Thank you so much for coming with us to see the beautiful dolphins in the Bay of Plenty. And thank you for your kind words. We would love to take you out with us again on our Dolphin Tour on your next trip...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing experience!

After swimming with turtles and attempting to swim with manta rays, I absolutely had to try to swim with dolphins as well. Dolphins are amazing animals and the possibility to be in the water with them and see them swim below us and next to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Manuel L
Dolphin S, Manager at Dolphin Seafaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, Manuel. And thank you for taking the time to come out with us a second time. It's always worth it if possible. We are so happy we were able to show you the wonderful common dolphins of the the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best Day EVER!

I went out on Dolphin Seafari today and had the best experience! The crew was intently looking for dolphins when they spotted some splashing off in the distance. Once we got closer it turned out to be a super pod, probably 150+ common dolphins. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NorthStar24087162896
Dolphin S, Manager at Dolphin Seafaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of your day out in the Bay of Plenty with us. We are so thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience with us. Every day on the ocean is different and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
One of the best things I have ever done - Thank you Dolphin Seafaris Tauranga

I have always wanted to get up close and personal with dolphins as I adore them. However never wanted to visit them in captivity as did not wish to be helping fund industry that stops these super intelligent and magnificent creatures from being free. As...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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