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Sailing & Dolphin Watch Tour - 3 Hours - Akaroa Harbour

Join us on an unforgettable sailing adventure, getting up close with Akaroa’s wildlife, including the Hector Dolphin with real sailing on the Pacific Ocean!


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

Sail with the dolphins in the crater of an extinct volcano, located on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch and enjoy the stunning wildlife of Akaroa Harbour up close!

Relax and soak up the sun, sea and scenic hills or part as one of the crew on this sightseeing journey! See Hector dolphins, little blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals, albatross and other incredible sea birds. Surrounded by giant volcanic sea cliffs, caves and rock formations, this journey is guaranteed to be a trip you’ll remember for the rest of your life. See all the wildlife of Akaroa Harbour with dolphin sighting guarantee! Learn about the local history of the harbour and wildlife on this eco-friendly tour!

Experience a truly remarkable encounter with New Zealand’s stunning wildlife and natural beauty!

Adult $95.00
Child $45.00 (5-15 years old)

What's included

  • 3 hour wildlife and nature sighting tour.
  • Complimentary afternoon coffee, tea, hot chocolate and biscuit.
  • Beer/wine/snacks available for purchase.


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience


  • Departs from Daly's Wharf behind Ma Maison Restaurant. 2 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Please Note: Children under 5 years old travel free.

    This experience is not suitable for people with severe disabilities or wheelchairs.

Available Bookings from April 22 to April 28

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Thu 22 Apr
Fri 23 Apr
Sat 24 Apr
Sun 25 Apr
Mon 26 Apr
Tue 27 Apr
Wed 28 Apr

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  • Child$31.00

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  • Adult$63.00
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  • Adult$63.00
  • Child$31.00

  • Adult$63.00
  • Child$31.00

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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    Child 5-15 years old

      *This option must be made together with another price type.

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