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Orca Wild Adventures

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101 Te Awanui Dr | D3 Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 22 467 2269
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Tauranga company that takes people out to swim with wild dolphins, as well as showing you any other marine life we can find. We supply everything even lunch and a guided snorkel at a local island. Amazing day with the best crew in the bay by far.
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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101 Te Awanui Dr | D3 Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 22 467 2269

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile


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Mark T, Manager at Orca Wild Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago


Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed at how much knowledge the crew had, unfortunately we have hit the storm. But will be back again

Thank Sydneycity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would strongly recommend Orca Wild Adventures if you're interesting in a dolphin-watching trip from Tauranga. For a start, they make a really nice day of it out on the water. it's not just 'in-out spot dolphins, go home'. After watching the dolphins, they moor...More

Thank Simplecolinjames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to all the staff of ORCA WILDLIFE ADVENTURES that made this one of the best days amongst wildlife! I saw dolphins mating and mommy dolphins with their little ones, how incredible! Got to see a Sunfish and a leather back turtle, they are...More

Thank Celia101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile


Thank Louis O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trip was the highlight of my month! The crew was very knowledgeable of the aquatic animals and of the surrounding area. You could tell that the captain was very experienced and wanted us to see as many awesome things as we could! We saw...More

Thank Jo V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing trip on a magnificent day. The sun was shining and the water was crystal clear. The crew were friendly and accommodating and it wasn't long before we found a pod of 40 - 50 awesome dolphins. When swimming the proximity to...More

Thank robbiem8910
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile


Thank Adam G
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Fantastic trip with a wonderful and professional crew! We got to see and swim with hundreds of common dolphins, and even saw a leatherback turtle. Weather was also perfect for snorkelling. The seas can be a bit rough, so try not to go on a...More

Thank Yu S
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29 September 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Property representative |
Hi Storm, yes we do see Orca from time to time but our main focus is to swim with dolphins. In New Zealand we are not permitted to swim with Orca. Regards Mark
Tarni-Lee R
28 August 2017|
Response from Mark T | Property representative |
Hi Tarni-Lee, thanks for the enquiry. Unfortunately our season does not start until December as it is still too cold, so we will not be running. Regards Mark
Morgan L
22 February 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Property representative |
Hi Morgan, No we do not Always swim with dolphins and or seals. But we usually do. Check out our facebook page it gives a pretty fair idea of what happened everyday. Regards Mark