E-Ko Tours

E-Ko Tours



39 Rankers Reviews

28 Face-to-Face

2 Dolphin Watching

3 Boat Cruises

1 Marine Mammal Swimming

7 Picton / Marlborough Sounds


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Ranking: 10/10

Amazing day on the water! Saw 2 types of dolphins, blue penguins, seals and heaps of birds. Well worth the money. Staff were friendly and very informative. Loved all the little extras that came with the tour that are not advertised, I wont spill what these are :)

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Anna Stoehr


Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly staff, care about the dolphins. Price is worth it. Great experience.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Antje Kreuzer


Ranking: 7/10

Nice boat, friendly crew, great knowledge sharing. Seen loads of Hector dolphins even a new-born playing with its mother. They gave us enought time to enjoy the sighting.

- No dolphins to swim with. And as we heard afterwards they hadn't had dolphins for over a week. This is of course disappointing....but nature.
- Too many people on the boat 18 swimmers alright, but another approx. 10 additional ones for viewing.
- Kids are only allowed to swim once 8 years old. Very disappointing, if you have a 6 year old strong swimmer with various badges..

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Rikke Petersen


Ranking: 9/10

Nice trip, we saw the animal they said we could see, nice guides. A smaller group would be nice, eg maximum 20.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Klaus Petersen


Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly and enthusiastic guide with a great knowledge about what we saw.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Bjorn Houlberg


Ranking: 10/10

Dolphin swimming and viewing: best experience from New Zealand. Highly recommend. We swam with many dolphins. Guides took us close to a dolphin pack where we saw within an arms length of 12 dolphins.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Maria = Moller Hansen


Ranking: 10/10

We saw a lot of dolphins among others the rare Hector dolphin and we were in the water with a lot of big dolphins playing around really close to use - nice. Good information about the dolphins and their environment with focus on behaviour in the dolphin's premises.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Steve Douthwaite

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Superb tour, we easily found dolphins and were in the water within minutes. Friendly, knowledgeable and hugely enthusiastic staff who tended to everyones individual needs. A must in Picton!!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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