Dolphin Encounter Kaikoura

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254 Rankers Reviews

210 Face-to-Face

4 Dolphin Watching

7 Marine Mammal Swimming

16 Kaikoura

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Meeting the locals in Kaikoura
The Dolphin Encounter boat
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Photo session on the Dolphin Encounter tour

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Swim with and watch wild dolphins in Kaikoura

The Dolphin Encounter tour is a boat based tour that takes you to swim with or watch the acrobatic dusky dolphins along the Kaikoura coastline. An incredible tour and a "must do" during your time New Zealand!

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South IslandKaikoura RegionKaikoura

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  • Dolphin Watching
  • Marine Mammal Swimming

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Michael Holm

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Good and informative service. Professional staff that make you feel comfortable, safe and well taken care of at all times. Very cold water!! But absolutely wonderful experience swimming with the dolphins and seals.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Katharina Koch

Ranking: 10/10

Nothing to say more that this was a perfect trip, worth the money.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Aurelie and Ben Marie

France

Ranking: 9/10

Absolutely amazing but really expensive, something to have one time in life.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Fentrup

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Unforgettable experience, nice employees, great photo opportunities, nice to see the animals in the wild. Seasickness! But the employees did care for us.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Stefan Zink

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It was a great experience. The people there are very kind and well organised. Cost $169 for swimming with the dolphins.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Sebastian Braun

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Well organised, saw a lot of dolphins, long time in the water, bad weather conditions.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Virginia Fradin

France

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous! 200 dolphins, a lot of interaction with them. Long time in the water so worth the money!

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Wendy van Boom

Belgium

Ranking: 10/10

We did the tour at 5:30am, when the Dusky Dolphins were very lively and playful. The most enchanting thing I did in my life. The only negative is that the people in the water is too much.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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