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Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise with Dolphin Watching provided by Akaroa Dolphins

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Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise with Dolphin Watching

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Departure Point
65 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • A complimentary glass of New Zealand wine, beer or non-alcoholic option
  • One of our famous home-baked cookies
Exclusions
  • We do not swim with the dolphins on our tours.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • We do not swim with the dolphins
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sonia Thomas wrote a review Jan. 22
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We had an amazing trip. Saw plenty of Hectors Dolphins & seals. The crew were lovely & very knowledgeable. We even got offered a variety of drinks & a homemade biscuit. Would thoroughly recommend. Sonia (Taranaki)
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from AkaroaDolphins, Owner at Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise with Dolphin Watching
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We really appreciate it!
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annietnz wrote a review Jan. 17
6 contributions
We spent a great morning cruising in the harbour, finding and watching Hector's dolphins, birdlife and seals. The crew were professional, welcoming, courteous and knowledgeable . There was fantastic, informative commentary. All in all, highly recommended.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from AkaroaDolphins, Owner at Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise with Dolphin Watching
Responded 1 week ago
Awwww, thank you! That is so lovely to hear everyone had a great time!
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Zack Ea wrote a review Jan. 17
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we were really excited but when we arrived in the boat it was fun then later when we came back it was so boring
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Date of experience: December 2020
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KK1 wrote a review Jan. 16
Christchurch, New Zealand2 contributions
Excellent service and guidance.Beautiful scenaric , Wonderful viewing and Highly recommend. Crew was so helpful and friendly
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from AkaroaDolphins, Owner at Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise with Dolphin Watching
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience :)
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fairyjasmine wrote a review Jan. 14
Hamilton, New Zealand215 contributions5 helpful votes
Big hit with the family. We went out with George and Aommy. Saw lots of dolphins, some seals, birds and a penguin. Definitely a highlight for our family after spending 2 weeks in the South Island. I’d definitely recommend it if you are in Akaroa. We went out purely for dolphins,
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from AkaroaDolphins, Manager at Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise with Dolphin Watching
Responded 1 week ago
What a lovely review! Thank you so much for recommending and for cruising with us. It was a pleasure having you onboard. We will be sure to pass this onto George and Aommy. They will be super thrilled.
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About the operator

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Gregonz
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Great experience...
Very well run tour, with a great friendly atmosphere. Boat was excellent for the cruise, and the super friendly dog
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J_M30a
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A great couple of hours on the water
We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. We struck a lovely, fine day and the water was smooth. This is advertised as being
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901caza
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Awesome afternoon and fabulous experience
We spent two hours on board the boat with George (skipper) and Buster the dolphin dog. We had an amazing time and
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MonMuir
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Local guide, great wildlife spotting
Excellent trip where we saw Hectors dolphins, NZ fur seals, giant petrels, plenty of other seabirds and even an alb
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Thelongones
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Beautiful boat
The boat for this trip is new and very comfortable. Homemade cookies and a refreshing drink made the trip a very en
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travelerwannabee20
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Great adventure
OMG! What an experience! Hector Dolphins, seal pups and penguins! Plus a great family run business, doesn't get
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lolablack2
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Aka-Do!!!
Fantastic family-run tour which even includes complimentary drinks and cookies made by grandma - and a dolphin-hun
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BrisChic
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Gorgeous tour, wonderful experience
This was a very relaxed, informative and enjoyable tour. The boat is slick and new and very stable. First Mate Albi
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mcgregor47
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A fabulous cruise
The tour was informative and interesting. We saw Hector’s Dolphins, fur seals and a Northern Giant Petrel floating
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karena56
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Great Cruise
We went on the Akaroa Dolphins cruise this morning and had a magical time. We saw so many dolphins, it is had to im
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ErinC792
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Fabulous
Akaroa Harbour is a natural beauty. This cruise had one of the most interesting commentaries I've had on this type
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PJ254
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Professional all the Way
We could not fault our experience, we got to see the dolphins, seals and penguins, as well as the lava extrusion so
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Craig O
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The best
These guys do it perfectly. The cruise itself, but also all the other little things - jackets on board to borrow (y
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John E
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Great Boat Tour
Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide took us on a 2 hr cruise that was a real delight. Lots of 'Hector' dolphins,
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andysanders72
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Akaroa trip
Good trip, staff friendly and knowledgeable worth the $ got to see dolphins and fur seals. Plenty of room on the bo
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Key Details
  • Akaroa Lighthouse, Akaroa, and 1 more
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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