Kaikoura has earned a reputation of being the most sought after location in New Zealand for exceptional wildife viewing in a beautiful coastal location. The Dolphin Encounter tour provides a unique opportunity to swim with dusky dolphins or to remain on board and watch the dolphins from the comfort of the boat. The vessels are all purpose built for marine mammal watching with "walk around" decks and access to the bow to enjoy the best views of these acrobatic dusky dolphins.
Complimentary information pack
All equipment supplied for swimming with the dolphins
The meeting point for all tours is the Encounter Kaikoura operating base located at 96 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Swimmers should bring a swimsuit, a towel and a small bag to accommodate their clothing which will be taken on board the boat.rnrnAll passengers should bring warm clothing, sun screen and a bottle of water.rnrnPlease note - all swimmers are required to complete a medical disclaimer form prior to check in.
Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.
Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.
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