Had the pleasure of this excursion twice now and would have no problem going over and over again. A magical trip on a perfect day, an absolutely stunning way to explore the harbour with informative historical and local narrative. Great crew and beautiful ketch. a...More
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Great trip, 3 hours of magic. Couldn't have picked a better vessel to sail on. Saw Hector Dolphins, Seals, Penguin, and a variety of sea birds.
This three hour excursion was the highlight of our six week visit to the South Island. We had the most glorious morning to motor-sail out from the delightful Akaroa township. Then to the beautiful sound of El Ong Kar Sat Nam sung by Santana Kaur...More
What a lovely trip 3 hours on the water see alsorts of wild life. And a special visit by a large pod of Hectors dolphins. Couldn't have wished for anything bettet.
There are a number of highly rated cruising options at Akaroa and we chose Fox II because we wanted sailing rather than motoring and because the boat looks fantastic. We made the right choice - the cruise on Fox II was a highlight of our...More
We enjoyed our afternoon on the Fox II. The staff were very knowledgeable and kept us informed, very good at spotting the wildlife. We saw quite a few Hector's dolphins, (smallest dophin), sea lions and lots of birds. Highly recommend this tour.
We learned the history of the bay, saw penguins, seals, lots of birds and DOLPHINS. The boat stopped the motor and cruised undersail while "dolphin music" played and they foliced around the boat. The Captain was great that the two crew members from France we...More
It was a great trip, we saw a lot of wildlife, sea lions, penguins, birds, hector dolphins. The views and landscape were beautiful. Good information was given. The crew was very friendly, they had jackets in case somebody was too cold and warm beverages. Hector...More
I have been on many different outings looking for dolphins. This was the most fun I have ever had. This was the first experience I had where the captain played loud classical music to attract the dolphins. They really preferred Mozart and came swimming to...More
We stumbled upon the cruise as we were strolling around town and immediately loved the look of the boat. Made the quick decision to jump aboard the morning cruise with assurance that they could provide a jacket if we got cold. It was such a...More