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Akaroa Dolphins with NZ Whale and Dolphin Trust

A massive thank you to Tom Brough and Jesu Valdés from the New Zealand Whale and Dolphin Trust, for their amazing efforts during Saturday night’s special Sea Week cruise with us. It was a wonderful evening and everyone learnt so much about the
March 2017

Seaweek Cruise

There are a lot of exciting events happening in Akaroa over Seaweek 2017, and one of these is a very special cruise that we are hosting with marine scientists from the New Zealand Whale and Dolphin Trust. Whilst cruising around Akaroa harbour and
January 2017

Why is the Hector’s dolphin so special?

There are 32 species of dolphins found throughout the world. The Hector’s dolphin is the smallest oceanic dolphin with the Orca being the largest. Where are they found? The Hector’s dolphin is endemic to the coastal waters of New Zealand. The
January 2017

Festive Season

As this year draws to a close and the festive season is well and truly upon us, the team at Akaroa Dolphins would like to thank you all for your support in 2016. From all of the crew we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New
December 2016

The Colombo – 25 Days of Ultimate Experiences

We are very excited to be part of the amazing 25 Days of Ultimate Experiences this Christmas at THE COLOMBO. Running throughout December there are some incredible experiences to find. We are up this week, and if you're keen to experience a luxurious
December 2016

Project Jonah

We at Akaroa Dolphins love our Marine Mammals. Julia & Katy were lucky enough to attend a Project Jonah Marine Mammal Medic course in Sumner at the end of November. What a dedicated and committed organisation they are, in protecting NZ marine
December 2016

The first Hector’s dolphin calf of the season

The first Hector’s dolphin calf of the season has been spotted in Akaroa Harbour by a very excited group of tourists on the Akaroa Dolphins cruise. 'The dolphin who proudly showed off her new calf to the onlookers, was sighted just inside Timu
December 2016

Exclusive to our cruise

We are very excited to announce another great element has been added to our Akaroa Dolphins cruise – FEED THE SALMON! We will manoeuvre our boat up to the Akaroa Salmon nets, giving our passengers the opportunity to feed the hungry salmon, and
November 2016

#1 on TripAdvisor

We are feeling very proud to not only be #1 tour on TripAdvisor in Akaroa but the whole of New Zealand. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to review us! Visit TripAdvisor to read our reviews.
October 2016

Orca in Akaroa Harbour

Roughly once a year we get the pleasure of Orca visiting the harbour and yesterday was that day. Everyone on board was ecstatic. For live footage go to our Facebook page. Visit for an article on their visit to Akaroa Harbour.
October 2016

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