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Orca Wild Adventures - Dolphin Swimming

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Join Orca Wild Adventures and swim with the dolphins on an incredible day cruise in the Bay of Plenty!

Highlights

  • Qualified team at Orca Wild Adventures are the region’s most experienced tour operator
  • Innovative swimbars provide for the very best swimming and underwater viewing experience
  • Get up close and personal with the majestic dolphins
  • Visit one of the Bay of Plenty’s beautiful islands
  • Enjoy a good old kiwi barbeque lunch
  • Take to the crystal clear waters on a guided snorkel

The qualified team at Orca Wild Adventures are the region’s most experienced tour operator and will quickly locate the dolphins ensuring maximum time in the water with these highly intelligent marine mammals.

Once the dolphins are located, step on our boarding platform and join these incredible creatures in their natural environment. A once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal to the the dolphins on this unique and truly magical experience.

Our innovative swimbars provide for the very best swimming and underwater viewing experience and are ideal for those who are less confident in the water.

As well as swimming with the dolphins, this memorable day trip also includes a visit to one of the Bay of Plenty’s beautiful islands. Enjoy a good old kiwi barbeque lunch and take to the crystal clear waters on a guided snorkel and discover the vibrant underwater flora and fauna.

Join us for an authentic New Zealand experience that will be the highlight of your trip to the Bay of Plenty.

Departures: Please check in at 7.30am at Tauranga Bridge Marina. The trip will return to the marina at approximately 4pm

Adult $150.00
Child $100.00
Family pack $400.00

What's included

  • Free coffee and tea, and a BBQ lunch
  • Wetsuits and all snorkelling gear
  • Photos and videos will also be made available on our Facebook page

Notes

  • Child price applies to ages under 15 years.

    Family pack includes 2 adults and 2 children under 15. SAVE $100!

    Children are welcome to enter the water to swim with the dolphins but they must be confident in the water and be comfortable wearing a mask and using snorkelling gear

Available Bookings from February 23 to March 01

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

7.30am
7.30am Family Pack
Sat 23 Feb
Sun 24 Feb
Mon 25 Feb
Tue 26 Feb
Wed 27 Feb
Thu 28 Feb
Fri 1 Mar

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$100.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$100.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$100.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$100.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$100.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family pack$400.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family pack$400.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family pack$400.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family pack$400.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family pack$400.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family pack$400.00

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

4.8

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Isla MacLeod from United Kingdom wrote on 12 December 2017

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Best thing I've done in New Zealand!

We were lucky enough to get in the water with adult dolphins, after seeing some wee babies beforehand! (We sailed to a grown up pod before swimming with them). We also saw a leatherback turtle (ahhh!) and a sunfish. Lovely staff onboard, especially Ellie who was always there to make sure people were alright. Cannot recommend this trip enough. Full day trip on a boat that takes its time, giving you a better chance of seeing some of these waters many wonders. Thanks guys! x

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Isla We are so glad you enjoyed your day - I will be sure to pass on your special thanks to Ellie - we are very lucky with our crew we know. It was definitely good to find another pod to swim with after we left the nursery pod. It was a double good dolphin day and yes those Leatherback Turtles are very special indeed. We feel very privileged to see them since they are critically endangered in this ocean. Best Regards for a wonderful holiday enjoying the rest of the splendours New Zealand has to offer. Regards Dee

Axel from France wrote on 31 March 2018

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Awesome

Great adventure with the very friendly crew ! Don't wait for it anymore and go for it !

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Hi Axel, thanks for the lovely review, we are happy you enjoyed your adventure with us. Cheers Mark

Coralie Cham from France wrote on 26 February 2018

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A really nice day

A wonderful weather, a great créé, it was my second time cause on the first time we didn't see any Dolphins. And the captain told us we can come back another day for free, really nice. So this time we saw Dolphins with babies, a swordfish, few seals and a manta Ray. We had a great time of snorkelling, The water was so clean! But we didn't swim with Dolphins because of the babies too fragile. Anyway a great day! Thanks to all the crew !

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Hi Coralie, thanks for the lovely review. Sorry you didn't get to swim with the dolphins. Regards Mark

Karen Stock from New Zealand wrote on 21 January 2018

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Awesome

Great service. Awesome day. Would highly recommend 😃

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Thanks Karen, glad that you loved your adventure with us. Regards Mark

Jenda from Czech Republic wrote on 18 March 2017

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Great Trip

Hi, the trip was really amazing and ful of creatures and dolphins. We recommend this trip to all of you guys!

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Thanks Jan, We are happy that you enjoyed your adventure with us. Cheers Mark

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      Family pack2 adults 2 children under 15

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