Tour Info and Dolphin Guarantee
This season we are offering our "Dolphin Guarantee" if you do not see dolphins between December 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019. If we do not see any dolphins, we will give you a FREE voucher to come back out with us another day. Trips we don't see any dolphins are rare, however it does happen. We see dolphins 95% of the trips. We can not guarantee you be able to swim with the dolphins, as we are regulated by the Department of Conservation marine mammal permit. There are times when legally and ethically we can not swim with dolphins. However, we do swim with them 85% of the time! All of our encounters are on the dolphins terms, just the way we like it. It's a completely wild and natural encounter! We care about your experience and are here to serve!!
Dolphin Seafaris eco tour departs daily during the main summer season from November to May.
Step aboard a purpose-built dolphin-viewing vessel and embark on a wild encounter with the ocean's most fascinating creatures. As the winner of a Trip Advisor Award of Excellence and Qualmark certification, Dolphin Seafaris provides an educational and organic experience that's completely on the dolphin's terms.
The sunshine capital of New Zealand, the "Bay of Plenty" is home to diverse and spectacular sea life from majestic dolphins and orca to the beautiful fur seals, penguins and marine birds. The passionate team love marine life, especially dolphins, and enjoy educating guests. With many years working with marine animals and a high success rate of locating dolphins, Dolphin Seafaris will give you the dolphin encounter of a lifetime.
Included in the price are your wetsuits, snorkellilng gear, tea, coffee and juice, fruit and muffins. Free parking is available 24 hours at the Tauranga Bridge Marina where we depart.
TRIPS DEPART FROM:
Tauranga: Berth D1, Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga at 8:00 am
(Right by main Tauranga harbour bridge) 101 Te Awanui Drive, Mt Maunganui State Hwy 2
*Trips depart at 8:00am prompt. Please make sure you arrive early at 7.30am. We return approximately 2:00 pm*
JUST LOOK FOR THE HUGE DOLPHIN SEAFARIS TRAILER ON YOUR LEFT SIDE AS YOU COME OVER THE TAURANGA HARBOUR BRIDGE
Mt Maunganui: Salisbury Wharf, Salisbury Avenue, Mt Maunganui, 8.00am for an 8.10am pick up.
( By Cruise Ship Dock )
WE HAVE SIGNAGE AT THE START OF SALISBURY WHARF, MT MAUNGANUI. WALK TO THE END OF WHARF AND WAIT FOR BOAT PICK UP AT 8:10am
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