Swim with the Dolphins

Dolphins are one of earth's most fascinating creatures and few other areas are blessed with their presence all year round as is the Bay of Islands.

Join our crew on this ultimate marine adventure and get up close and personal with these wild dolphins. Plus enjoy the warmest waters in New Zealand for swimming with the dolphins (conditions permitting) we provide use of snorkels, goggles, fins and wetsuits when necessary.

Our enthusiastic, experienced staff aboard will educate you and offer helpful tips to make this a truly memorable experience. We guarantee you will see dolphins or whales or we'll give you a non-transferable ticket to go again free or a $20 refund!

Island extension is available free of charge to explore further one of the largest islands in the Bay.

  • Dolphin Sighting Guarantee - ticket to go again for free or $20 refund if you don't see Dolphins
  • Stable, fast, 13 metre catamaran with excellent viewing
  • Safest vessel operating with jet units
  • Underwater microphone to listen to the dolphins (hydrophone)
  • Department of Conservation approved - a percentage of each fare goes towards dolphin research
  • Complimentary hot drink & hot freshwater showers at Otehei Bay
  • Urupukapuka Island visit
  • Snorkel, masks, fins and wetsuits provided

Departures: (twice daily, all year round)
Departs Paihia 8.00am & 12.30pm

Returns:12.00pm & 4.30pm

What to Bring:

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Warm clothing, sunblock & your camera

Price:
Sale price for guests who hold a Backpacker Card


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