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Dolphin Seafaris

#1 of 6 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Mount Maunganui Features Animals
Berth D1, Tauranga Bridge Marina, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-577 0105
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Berth D1, Tauranga Bridge Marina, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-577 0105

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure to work one day on the boat. It was the best experience I ever had. Cam and Lucy where lovely and very nice. It was the perfect day, with lots of dolphins and I had the opportunity to swim with the...More

Thank Louieee91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long search full of dolphin stories, yummy snacks and chats with lovely people we finally found dolphins and what a treat, hundred of them surrounding us. in the water or out of the water there was action everywhere! What a sight, what a...More

Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing experience. My husband & I loved every minute of it, despite the fact i was a little bit sea sick but thanks to Captain Cam & Lucy for helping me out with that, good ole peppermint oil & gingernut biscuits. AND the dolphins...More

Thank Paige H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though we were very interested in meeting dolphins in the wild, we were not sure if 5 hours on a boat would work out so well with our two boys aged 5 and 3. We are so glad we have decided to go on...More

Thank Isabell K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing experience.despite the fact that I was so seasick, and couldnt move. The crew was fantastic, and cared for me as much as they could with a boat full of other people. They offered me all of the reidies they had on board. My...More

Thank richmondsharon72
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Omg.....what a once in a life time experience...the captain was so friendly and lovely....and hilarious and knowledgeable....the staff were super nice.....we saw loads of dolphins.....i was so overwhelmed....the skipper made sure we didn't miss a thing.....was so good....one of the best experiences of my life...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had an epic day with 'super pods' of dolphins spending an hour with these amazing beautiful creatures followed by a swim. All the crew are knowledgeable, friendly and definitely look after everyone on board. The boat is well designed for viewing the dolphins, and...More

Thank Lynette M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Had a fabulous morning out on the water with Captain Cameron and crew. All Crew were very courteous and helpful, commentary from Canptain Cameron was informative and interesting. Encountered large pod of dolphins. Had a great great day!

Thank CanuckMum2004
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I had such a wonderful time with Dolphin Seafaris. Ever since I was little I've always loved dolphins. Everyone on the trip was really lovely and kind and the crew was super friendly and upbeat. We found the dolphins pretty quick (which can be rare,...More

Thank mathewsgina3
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Very helpful and educational a great experience with engaging staff and amazing customer service! Would highly recommend

Thank Morgan K
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When is the best time of year to see whales around the north island of nz.plz???
4 May 2017|
Response from Dolphin S | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for the question. We see whales about 10-12 percent of the time on our tours. It can happen any month however November December we had quite a few whale sightings this year. Brydes whales and of course orca. We... More
Is it too cold to add the swim and snorkel in mid- April?
6 March 2017|
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Response from Kat M | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't tell you. We went in December. However the wetsuits provided are very well insulated and it would be warmer than in Kaikoura or Akaroa I imagine.
Kate D
Hi there, do you do private charters for a group of 10-20 people? What would approximate cost be in presumably peak season 3-5th Jan 2016 Cheers, Kate
17 September 2016|
Response from Desa2000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kate, I was a passenger on Dolphin Seafaris NZ - not the owner. It would be best to ring them on +647-5770105 or email them via their website (Dolpin Seafaris NZ) and they would be able to answer your question. I... More