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3 Hour Sailing and Dolphin Watch Tour - Akaroa Harbour

Join us for an unforgettable 3 Hour sailing adventure – getting you up close and personal to Akaroa’s stunning Dolphin's and wildlife.

Highlights

  • Akaroa's longest wildlife encounter
  • Dolphin sighting money back guarantee!
  • Sail in comfort aboard a traditional 1922 double masted wooden sailboat.
  • See Hector dolphins, little blue penguins, fur seals and albatross
  • Stunning scenic views including caves, cliffs, waterfalls and marine farms.

**SEE DOLPHINS OR GET 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE**


Sailing and DOLPHIN WATCH Tour.


This intimate and quiet encounter takes you away from the crowds and is the longest of any wildlife encounter tours in Akaroa.

During this once in a lifetime tour, you’ll experience sightings of Hector dolphins, little blue penguins, fur seals and albatross as well as stunning scenery, caves, cliffs, waterfalls and marine farms.

We even offer a money back guarantee for dolphin sightings!

You’ll enjoy this amazing tour in comfort tour aboard our traditional 1922 double masted wooden sailboat.

We have complimentary afternoon tea and beer, wine and soda are for purchase onboard. We also have free coats to borrow if you get cold.

A truly remarkable encounter with New Zealand’s breathing wildlife and natural beauty - this is an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime!

Adult $90.00
Child $45.00

What's included

  • 3 Hour nature sighting cruise
  • Complimentary afternoon tea and beer

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Departs from Daly's Wharf behind the Akaroa Visitor Centre

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child price applicable for ages 5-15 years
  • ***Children under 5 travel FREE - tickets can be added as you proceed through the check out***

Available Bookings from February 26 to March 04

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$63.00
  • Child$45.00

  • Adult$59.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Adult$63.00
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  • Adult$63.00
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  • Adult$90.00
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  • Adult$63.00
  • Child$45.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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lucyt1 from United Kingdom wrote on 29 February 2020

Fantastic boat trip

The crew were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The captain had excellent knowledge of the history of the area. He also knew how to entice the dolphins to come to the boat.

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robertj1 from New Zealand wrote on 23 February 2021

Great experience

Immensely enjoyable trip. Lovely old sailing ship. Saw lots of dolphins and other wildlife. Terrific value for money ... free cup of tea and biscuits. Highly recommended ... do it, you will not regret it.

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aaditid from New Zealand wrote on 22 February 2021

Fun afternoon out

Fun afternoon out in a beautiful area with animal sightings (dolphins, seals, birds, even a penguin). Good commentary as well. Highly recommend.

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debbiet7 from New Zealand wrote on 21 February 2021

Blowing in the wind

Enjoyed the trip.

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vickylulu from New Zealand wrote on 19 February 2021

Great sailing experience

Great sailing experience. Enjoyed seeing lots of wildlife especially the Hector dolphins. Very informative narration during the 3 hour trip.

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