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Ecoseaker

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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Dolphin Swimming and Harbour Cruise Adventures. Small Professional Family Company 100% Locally Owned & Operated. Only 12 Guests On Each Tour. Personal Experience. Free Dolphin Swimming Photos.
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TM wrote a review Yesterday
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What a brilliant day. Steve & Adam are great 'hosts'. The team are freindly, professional and knowledgable and the whole experience was fun and interesting. We saw so many of the Hector dolphins and spent time in the water with them (although on the day they were not so interactive with the swimmers). The penguins, seals and multitude of bird life added to the whole day. An amazing place, and amazing experience and one I would highly recommend - go with Ecoseaker, it is much smaller and run by locals, who truly value the environment and are passionate about sharing this. Thanks guys - I would do this again.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Margreet S wrote a review Feb. 23
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Steve and Adam ensured we had a wonderful experience swimming with the dolphins. They were professional, knowledgeable, very safety conscious and it was clear they are passionate about respecting this pristine marine reserve. Being a small group meant we had great dolphin viewing and the thick wetsuits were fantastic for keeping warm in the sea.. The dolphins (of which we saw many groups) are of course the stars but it was good to see that respect was shown to mothers and their pups to ensure they were not frightened by our boat and swimmers. Also loved the birds and seals. A hot chocolate very welcome before we set out on our return journey. All in all I would totally recommend this experience to others (even Gold Card People like myself)
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Wahinenoel wrote a review Feb. 21
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I appreciated the obvious awareness of the natural environment and respect shown for the harbour and its sea and bird life. Both Steve and Adam were very knowledgeable so I felt informed right from when we gathered on the wharf until we parted company at the end. The highlight of course was seeing the dolphins and actually spending some time in the water with them. The thick wetsuits provided were great too.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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ian wrote a review Feb. 13
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Fun informative trip with the very friendly and professional local team of Steve and Adam. Their knowledge of the Hectors dolphins and other native marine wildlife is apparent. Our small group size (8) was treated to some fantastic dolphin encounters from the outset with multiple pods coming in to inspect us at close quarters. The tour is respectful of the dolphins and ensures that they aren't overwhelmed or frightened. The wetsuits are very warm. Being from Christchurch it's taken a few years to do this great experience available on our doorstep. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Susan K wrote a review Feb. 5
New Plymouth, New Zealand7 contributions
Absolutely awesome 😀👏🏻👏🏻. The guys gave us a really great day, very informative and fun with it. Swam and encountered many dolphins, even went in a second time 😮, very lucky the guys where happy for us to do this. Pointing and letting us know the whole time which way they where coming from. These guys fitted us in last minute from a request from another operator who due to unforeseen circumstance had to cancel our booking (but not without trying to give us an alternative). Would def recommend Ecoseaker and the team, great, great, great ..... oh and the hot chocolate and ginger nuts where lovely 😋
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Date of experience: February 2021
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