Take the opportunity to interact and swim with the incredible dusky dolphins of Kaikoura!
Having the highest success rate in New Zealand to both locate AND swim with dolphins, the friendly team at Encounter Kaikoura will provide you with a not to be missed bucket list experience!
Dusky dolphins are one, if not the most interactive and acrobatic species of dolphins in the world and they frequent Kaikoura year-round! Join the team aboard a comfortable vessel for a picturesque tour along the spectacular Kaikoura coastline.
Meet these incredible wild animals in their natural environment, and enjoy their spectacular acrobatics in the open ocean.
Make memories to last a lifetime and book today!
Swimming with the dolphins is an exhilarating and exertive experience and those who book to swim should be relatively physically fit and be confident swimmers in open water. Snorkeling experience is an advantage though not essential as lessons can be provided onboard.
Tours scheduled daily: We close just one day each year - Christmas Day!
Swimmers and watchers join the same tour, and if you would prefer to stay dry and watch these amazing mammals from aboard the boat, please check out the deals on our Watch Tour:
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Thanks so much for your recommendation and taking the time to post your review! We are stoked you enjoyed your tour! :-)
Thanks for taking the time to post your review Sarah! Great you enjoyed your time aboard :-) We appreciate your recommendation and thank you for choosing to join us on your visit to Kaikoura! :-)
Thanks Lachlan! Stoked you enjoyed your time aboard :-)
So glad everything lined up for a great encounter for you! Thanks for joining us aboard! :-)
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