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Dolphin Swim or View Experience

Experience rare aquatic encounters with Marlborough's dolphins

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  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile E-Voucher
  • 2 Hrs - 4 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Minimum 1 Travelers To Book
  • Meet Up With Guide
Highlights
  • Swim with a variety of dolphin species, such as the common, dusky, Hector or bottlenose dolphin
  • Swim in the pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds with a certified guide
  • Marvel as these majestic creatures leap from the water to entertain you from the comfort of the cruise boat
Most Recent Review

  • Mike*** 10 Feb 2017
    we saw wild dolphins swimming in groups and jumping and spinning in the ocean.it was such an amazing experience that I would definitely recommend to others.

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    US$ 73

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  • Dolphin Viewing + Swimming

    US$ 122

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What To Expect

Experience a truly once in a lifetime encounter and swim with the dolphins at Marlborough Sounds. Get a truly remarkable opportunity to meet and play with wild dolphin species right in the water. Start with a journey over water to where the dolphin pods are located, your highly qualified guide will give you a detailed and informative explanation about these intelligent, playful creatures and what you can do to continue supporting their ecosystem. Your swim will take you to meet a myriad of species, such as the Hector, common, dusky, and bottlenose dolphins. Upon spotting these dolphins, the guide will fully ensure the safety of both swimmers and the dolphins before you can swim together with them under the watchful guidance of the crew. You'll encounter other forms of marine life in your experience, which include fur seals and even penguins. Should you choose to remain on board, you'll be able to view and experience the dolphins playing in their natural habitat, and learn about their interactions with each other and with other wildlife. Enrich your understanding of marine life and their value through this unforgettable experience in New Zealand.

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Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
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Package Options

Package Options:

Dolphin Viewing
  • Cruise over the spectacular Marlborough Sound, with free tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits on board
  • Degree-qualified guides
  • Dolphin experience: view ONLY
Dolphin Viewing and Swimming
  • Cruise over the spectacular Marlborough Sound, with free tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits on board
  • All necessary equipments: Wetsuits, masks, snorkels and a hot shower on deck after the activity
  • Degree-qualified guides
  • Dolphin experience: view AND swim with the dolphins
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Please remember to bring your own swimsuit and towel if you choose to go swimming with the dolphins
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 5-15
  • Infant ticket: Age 0-4
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 8 years of age are not legally permitted to swim with the dolphins
  • Please be advised that if the sea and wind conditions are deemed too severe, all dolphin swimming tours will be canceled due to concerns over passenger safety, anda partial refund will be arranged
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • Meet up point address: 1 Wellington St, Picton 7220
  • How to get there: Located on Picton's main Waterfront, only 5 minutes walk from Picton i-Site Visitor Center

Departure Time:

  • Dolphin Viewing: 9:00am, please make sure you arrive at the meeting point 30 min before departure
  • Dolphin Swimming: 9:00pm, please make sure you arrive at the meeting point 45 min before departure
  • Tour lasts 2-4 hours depending on where the dolphins are
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (4) 5.0
  • Mike*** 10 Feb 2017
    we saw wild dolphins swimming in groups and jumping and spinning in the ocean.it was such an amazing experience that I would definitely recommend to others.
  • Charli* 8 Apr 2017
    差唔好價錢响香港都出海睇過海豚,只可以講「同豚唔同命」NZ啲海豚睇嚟幸福好多,天氣好好,海又大又清,好舒服嘅體驗
  • DIANNE*** 27 Feb 2017
    以前所见到的海豚,都是在活海洋馆中的池子里,从来也没有想到过能有机会在大海里与海豚如此近距离的接触共舞,感谢KLOOK给我们提供了这个机会!
  • Ching-Tz* 15 Feb 2017
    第一次在大海和海豚一起游泳,非常難忘的一次活動!
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