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Bay of Islands Dolphin Nature Cruise

Dolphin Nature Cruise

Encounter and learn about these intelligent and playful mammals in their natural habitat on our Dolphin Nature Cruise. You'll also have the opportunity to learn about the conservation efforts being made in the Bay of Islands and spend time on Urupukapuka Island.

Dolphin Nature Cruise
$120 Adult
Adult price is 16 years and older
$60 Child
Child price is 0 - 15 years

What’s Included:

  • Scenic cruise through the picturesque Bay of Island where we'll search for dolphins living in the wild.
  • Full commentary from our knowledgeable local skippers about marine mammals and the conservation efforts being made. 
  • Comfortable travel on our black and yellow power cat, purpose built for dolphin viewing with observation decks and large side opening windows.
  • The option to snorkel in the beautiful clear waters of the Bay of Islands. The snorkel spot will be selected by the Skipper on the day. 
  • 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.

Please note: As of the 1st July 2019, due to Department of Conservation regulations, swimming with bottlenose dolphins is not permitted in the  Bay of Islands.

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