3hr Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with Dolphins - Akaroa
Akaroa Harbour is the only place on the entire planet where you can get up close and personal with New Zealand’s playful Hector’s dolphin – the world’s smallest and rarest species. Just 90 minutes from Christchurch, depart the historic French township of Akaroa aboard one of Black Cat Cruises safe and comfortable vessels. All year round an unforgettable adventure awaits you, where everything is provided for your pleasure: wetsuits, masks, snorkels, hot showers, hot chocolate, even a free gift pack. You can also watch the dolphins, along with other seafaring wildlife, from aboard. Black Cat Cruises – Winner Supreme NZ Tourism Award
Vessel: Cat 2, Black Knight, Black Pearl – minimum 2, maximum 12 swimmers 8 watchers.
Commentaries/Interpretation: Great English speaking guides, Information sheets in German, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Korean.
- full briefing on dolphins expected behaviour from your dedicated dolphin guide
- safety briefing
- Hot showers
- Separate male and female changing rooms
- Day 1 : Swimming with DolphinsCheck-in 30 minutes prior to your departure time. Please allow three hours for your complete experience Bring towel and swim wearMeals :None
Departs: Daily All year
Swimming with dolphins
6.30am, 8.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm
Departure Point: Main Wharf or 61 Beach Road, Akaroa (departs 30 minutes after check in). Return time is when customers ready to leave wharf.
Tour Length: 3 hours
Option to purchase a photo pack. Non-compulsory.