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  1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Plenty Region
  3. Tauranga

From Tauranga: Half Day Swimming with Dolphins Tour

Product ID: 260987
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Get up close to dolphins on this fantastic 6-hour sightseeing and snorkel trip from Tauranga. Enjoy a boat cruise to areas in the open sea where there are dolphins aplenty. Admire the colorful coral reefs, and enjoy swimming or snorkeling with dolphins.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Swim with dolphins in the open sea
  • Discover the abundant marine life
  • Experience the beauty of the colourful underwater world
  • Pick up expert insight into marine life, dolphins, and the local area from your guide
Full description
Step aboard a purpose-built dolphin-viewing vessel and embark on a wild encounter with the ocean's most fascinating creatures. After meeting your crew at the dock, set off into the open water to several well-known dolphin spotting locations, all the while maintaining a respectful distance. With a crew filled with experience sea-farers and dolphins-watchers, trust that your experience will be thrilling, informative, and above all, humane to the dolphins. 

The sunshine capital of New Zealand, the "Bay of Plenty" is home to diverse and spectacular sea life from majestic dolphins and orca to the beautiful fur seals, penguins and marine birds. As you travel from spot to spot, keep your eyes peeled for the plethora of marine life that call the bay home. With your expert crew, you’ve got a great chance to to find a pod of dolphins with which you can swim—which is, without question, a magical experience.
  • Wetsuits
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Snorkel guide
  • Tea, coffee, fruit, muffins
  • Boat cruise
  • Life vests
  • Shaded area on the boat
  • Free parking
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Know before you go
• Please remember to bring your swimsuit, towel, sunglasses, and sunscreen as well as your photo and video equipment.
• Please note that this tour is suitable for children, however they can not swim with the dolphins and must stay on the boat with a family member while the others swim. If the child is a good swimmer they can go snorkeling, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
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Dolphin Seafaris NZ Ltd

Product ID: 260987