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Akaroa Swimming with Dolphin

Swim with Hector's dolphins, the smallest in the world!

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  • Swim with the smallest and rarest dolphins in the world, rated as one of the top ten Marine Mammal Experiences in the world by Lonely Planet
  • If you prefer not to get in the water, you can watch the dolphins from the comfort of the boat
  • Part of your ticket price will be donated to the conservation, research and education of Hector's Dolphins

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US$ 116.75 US$ 129.69

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What to expect

Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to have an unforgettable swim with Hector's dolphins, the world's smallest dolphins which are endemic to New Zealand. In the clear waters of Akaroa Harbor and surrounded by majestic volcanic cliffs, you'll get to experience an intimate connection with nature in your small group. If you'd rather stay dry, you can still watch these cute marine mammals splash in the water with the other passengers, from the excellent viewing platform of the boat. This is an experience not to be missed if you are in New Zealand, and is even rated as one of the top ten greatest marine mammal encounters in the world by Lonely Planet!

Swim with dolphins in New Zealand - a once in a lifetime experience!
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If you'd prefer, watch the dolphins play in the water from the warmth and comfort of the boat
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