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Family Pass Giveaway

To celebrate the July winter school holiday this year, we are giving away a $200 FAMILY PASS valid for 2 adults & 2 children (aged 0 -15 years old). WIN a beautiful experience for your children on one of our 2-hour nature cruises, where you will meet the adorable Hector's dolphins as well our dolphin dogs. To enter simply NOMINATE your kids, yourself, or even a friend in the COMMENTS on our Facebook page. The competition closes at 5 pm Thursday 8th July 2021.


Meet the Team

Akaroa Dolphins were founded in 2004 by Hugh and Pip Waghorn. With daughter Julia and son George joining the family business in 2015. The team today consists of 12 dolphin and boating enthusiasts, as well as four dolphin-spotting dogs, who cannot wait to meet you and show you the beauty of Akaroa harbour!


COVID-19 Alert Level 1

We are open & operating our cruises. All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. We follow the New Zealand Government’s recommendations and keep our guests as updated as possible. For more information, you can visit https://covid19.govt.nz/


Adopt a Dolphin

We spotted this incredible dolphin last week. He has been given the name 'Fingers' due to the unique markings on his dorsal fin, which most likely came from a shark attack. Fingers is one of the most highly distinctive dolphins in the NZ Whale & Dolphin Trust ID catalogue.

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