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Bay of Islands Dolphin Nature Cruise

Embark on this scenic cruise through the picturesque Bay of Islands where we'll search for dolphins living in the wild. The skipper will also choose a spot to snorkel in the beautiful clear waters of the Bay of Islands! Enjoy full commentary on-board as you learn about the local marine and wildlife and the conservation efforts being made to preserve this stunning natural habitat.

*Please note that due to Department of Conservation regulations, swimming with dolphins is not permitted in the Bay of Islands.


4 hours


Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Full on-board commentary
    • Equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuit
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch - No Food or Drink included
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Paihia Harbour, Paihia New Zealand

    We depart from Pahia

    Stop At: Urupukapuka Island, Paihia New Zealand

    If time permits, you will also visit Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island afterwards and if you wish you can extend your time on the island and return on one of the later ferries – at no extra cost

    Duration: 1 minute

  • Departure Point :
    Explore Group Bay of Islands, 60 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A portion of your fare contributes to marine mammal research and conservation
    • This trip is suitable for children
    • Check-in for your trip 15 minutes prior to departure
    • Advisable to bring: swimmers, towel, camera, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat
    • Life jackets will be supplied in the event of an emergency
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 54 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Explore Group Limited

Activity ID: V-3567P30

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