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Dolphin Seafaris

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Watch & Swim with wild dolphins in The crystal clear waters of the Bay of Plenty. Get closer to dolphins, Orca, whales and Seals on board our luxury 50ft power Cat ' Guardian'. Trips depart daily from Tauranga & Mt Maunganui. Our expert crew of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Berth D1, Tauranga Bridge Marina, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 22 131 0776
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All reviewsan amazing experienceswim with the dolphinssuper podsaw dolphinsbeautiful creaturesdolphins includinggreat trippanic attackknowledgeable crewlifetime experienceearly startwet suitsbucket listhighly recommend this tournew zealandcameronmuffins
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Spent 6 hours with full speed on a poor boat with unfriendly staff staff and an incapable captain. We finally found a group of dolphins, but the swimming experience is poor compared to other providers. If you have the freedom to choose, you should go...More

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Dolphin S, Manager at Dolphin Seafaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We can't seriously respond to this review as we don't have a link to a reservation with us. This review is simply not accurate and obviously you have no idea about our tours. Cheers . Dolphin Seafaris

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly and caring, got out and saw the Dolphins. To be honest there wasn't anything wow about the experience. But they did deliver on the Dolphins.

1  Thank Jake H
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Cameron! The trip was memorable and we had almost 100 dolphins swimming around us. Nothing like this we’ve ever seen!!

Thank Waleed S
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

OMG, what an amazing experience of beautiful / majestic animals. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Cameron and his team and the ocean experience with penguins, a sea lion and of course dolphins. Cameron’s updates were very insightful and it was clear, he loves what...More

Thank Markus_Ldn
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

What a trip, what a crew and we saw lots of dolphins too! Extremely helpful and knowledgeable crew who made the trip. Coffee, tea, juice, water, muffins and cookies available during the trip and natural remedies for anyone who got motion sickness (no one on...More

Thank EnglishCanadian
Dolphin S, Manager at Dolphin Seafaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for the review. It was a pleasure having you on board.

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible day out on the water with Captain Cam and his crew!! It look us a long longer than is apparently normal to find the dolphins, but Cam did not give up! We stayed out there about half an hour longer than...More

Thank Bianca P
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

An amazing day! All the crew were so helpful and friendly, very dedicated to customers having the best time. It was clear they were very knowledgeable and passionate. Would definitely recommend to anyone coming to the bay of plenty

Thank Morgan K
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This has by far been the highlight of our holiday. We were lucky enough to spot a pod of dolphins. It was amazing to see them in their natural environment. All of the crew were extremely helpful and friendly and the boat was lovely. This...More

Thank cheesybob
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

My young son and I had the most amazing experience. So beautiful to see the dolphins in their natural environment and being able to get in the water with them. The staff were also super friendly and helpful.

Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This was amazing, all of the staff were fantastic and knowledgeable. We were cruising around NZ and booked this for whilst we were in Tauranga.We were very lucky found a pod of around 200 dolphins they were playing all around the boat. Fantastic views and...More

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Frances M
3 December 2017|
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Response from Dolphin S | Property representative |
Yes we can. When do you disembark. We pick up right outside the cruis ship terminal. .you can find out more information on our website as well. . Cheers
elizabeth H
21 July 2017|
Response from Dolphin S | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth Yes absolutely that is an amazing time to do the safari. The ocean is warm and lots of dolphins around. We have over a 95 percent success rate during the season. You can book at Nzdolphin and find more... More
12 July 2017|
Response from Dolphin S | Property representative |
Hi Carmen. Sorry we are closed until November. Regards dolphin Seafaris.