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E-Ko Tours

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1 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Half-Day Dolphin Viewing Eco-Tour from Picton
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Ship Cove and Dolphin Eco-Tour Cruise
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We provide award-winning, wildlife and conservation focused guided cruises and dolphin swimming experiences through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. Those looking for the thrill of a lifetime can join us for our Dolphin Swim or View Experience or you could take part in our fully guided cruises to your choice of bird sanctuary islands or Historic Ship Cove. A clean green paradise of bush and sea full of natural beauty, history and wildlife is waiting to be explored and experienced. E-Ko Tours is Qualmark Enviro-Gold certified and the only local operator able to actively search for Dolphins. We provide degree qualified, professional guides on all our Tours.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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"swim with the dolphins"
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"motuara island"
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"fur seals"
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"partial refund"
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"wet suits"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing morning swimming with wild dolphins and a seal joined us too!! Professional's with a wealth of information about the area, history, and wildlife. Thick effective wetsuit are provided for the chilly water. It is worth every moment!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from a superb half day boat trip out to the edge of Queen Charlotte Sound with this company. Very impressed with their friendliness and the high quality of their knowledge and passion for the area and the environment. What a great day!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked last minute for the dolphin swim. Truly fantastic experience. Nice and warm in the sea despite being autumn thanks to thick wetsuits. In the water had lots of close up views of dolphins swimming around us, and on the boat the dolphin viewing was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing experience yesterday! Saw probably a dozen dolphins up close (so close you could almost touch...but remember, don't touch the special sea friends). Sunny day, water not too cold. Staff were knowledgeable, friendly and as excited we were. All in all, a...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We did the bird and wildlife afternoon tour with E-ko. It was a wonderful afternoon. The tour guide Tania was very passionate and her happiness and love for nature was contagious. The captain and other staff were all lovely. We had magical weather and were...More

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sweetyladdha
12 May 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Property representative |
Hello there, thank you for your question and congratulations on your up coming wedding. I am sorry but our tours leave at 9am for swimming so you would not be able to do that one. We have a tour in the afternoon which goes... More
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Katherine E
15 December 2017|
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Response from Paul K | Property representative |
Please email info@e-ko.nz for all details , thanks
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Becky S
28 October 2017|
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Response from Paul K | Property representative |
Hi, we do mot pick up. Piblc buss shuttles bring you to the main information center. We are 4 minutes walk from there.
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