Explore the beautiful Bay of Islands and swim with dolphins on this full day sightseeing tour.
Setting out early from Auckland, you will travel north on a luxury coach, passing through lush green farmland and native bush as your driver guide points out scenic highlights and shares stories about local history. Arrive in the seaside town of Paihia for your dolphin eco cruise and your chance to swim with wild dolphins.
This half-day cruise seeks out the many playful common and bottlenose dolphins within the sheltered waters of the Bay. Keep an eye out for other marine life as well, including whales, penguins and seals as you cruise. If conditions permit, you can jump into the warmest waters in New Zealand and snorkel with these graceful and inquisitive creatures, it will be an experience you will never forget! At the end of your dolphin cruise you will reboard your coach for the return journey to Auckland.
Book your unforgettable Bay of Islands Tour and Swim with Dolphins Cruise with us today!
Meeting point: Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson St, Auckland
Transfers are available for certain hotels, please enter your hotel name when booking.
If pick-up is not available from your hotel, please make your way to a nearby pick-up location listed on the booking form.
Please wait outside your hotel/pick-up location at least 10 minutes in advance of your scheduled pick-up time.
As this is a shared transfer, there may be unforeseen delays along the pick-up or drop-off route.
Child ticket: Ages 5 - 14 years
Infants under the age of 5 can take part in this tour for free.
All children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Departure time: 7:30 am, daily and return at approximately 8:10 pm
Snorkels, masks, fins and wetsuits are provided.
This tour is subject to weather conditions. Parts of the tour may be changed or omitted at the discretion of the supplier.
Please note that whales and dolphins are wild animals and sightings cannot be guaranteed. No refunds will be given if no sightings are made, however there is a lifetime viewing guarantee. If you don't spot any marine mammals, you will be given a voucher to come on board again for free until you do.
What to bring:
Lunch, snacks and drinks
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.