Swim with the dolphins and be at one with nature in the calm waters of New Zealand’s beautiful Marlborough Sounds!
Our Dolphin Eco-tours provide a once in a lifetime opportunity to swim and view dolphins in their natural environment.
Get up close and personal to dusky and bottlenose dolphins and you may also have a chance to encounter the very rare Hector's dolphins.
We also visit New Zealand fur seals and spot a variety of seabirds like blue Penguins, Gannets and Shags on the water.
Our knowledgeable skipper and guide will provide you with an informed and interesting commentary on the wildlife encountered along with local history of the Marlborough Sounds.
There is plenty of time allowed for photography, an all important part of many people's experiences here in the stunning Marlborough Sounds.
Trip Duration: 2-4 hours depending on the location of the Dolphins. (Subject to min numbers).
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Fantastic Josephine, so glad you had such an amazing time. We were indeed very lucky to see Orca the day you came out with us. We are so lucky to live in such a wonderful part of the world, there is always something to see. Thank you for your post. :)
Kia Ora Sylvia, it is an amazing experience and I am glad you appreciated the effort E-Ko Tours make to ensure that the dolphins that we swim with are engaged with the swim group. Thank you for your review.
Kia Ora Georgia, I am glad you had a good trip out with us, unfortunately our wild and free dolphins were hiding for your tour. Great to hear that you got to see the beautiful Hector's Dolphins.
Kia Ora Verena, Unfortunately, you made your booking the day before and you were the only person booked on the swim for this day. We kept the booking system open until the last hour, as it was still summer and we would regularly get bookings come through during the night. I am assuming that you did not call the day before to confirm the booking, and as such, you were unaware that we only had your booking for the next morning's swim tour and hence your disappointment and surprise that the tour was cancelled one hour before boarding. Kind regards, Sophia
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