Dusky dolphins inhabit the coastal waters of Kaikoura all year round, making it an incredibly special place where you can encounter dolphins every day, weather permitted.

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  • An Unforgettable Experience.

    There are two options to go out on the boat and watch the dolphins in their natural habitat, or you can get into the water for a close up experience.

    The tours last for around 3 hours, and you will have around 2 to 2½ hours in the water. As the experience is in the open ocean you will need to have confidence in your swimming abilities and snorkelling experience is useful, but not essential.  A wetsuit, snorkel, fins and mask are provided.

    Dolphins have a wonderfully inquisitive and playful nature.  Interacting with them in the water and watching them on the boat are both unforgettable experiences.

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