Our Sustainability Commitments
At Akaroa Dolphins, we recognise that we have an obligation to our unique and special environment, and are committed to caring for Akaroa harbour. It is vital that our activities have a positive impact on the environment for now, and for future generations. Below are our sustainability commitments.
Akaroa Dolphins understands that the material choices we make play an enormous part in our overall service, always aiming for a sustainable future.
We are plastic bag-free, always reducing the use of non-recyclable materials & recycling whenever possible.
Akaroa Dolphins is involved in the wider community of Banks Peninsula, giving back to causes that are in line with our ethos.
For example, we fund the Department of Conservation to research marine wildlife & to educate our community, participate in ocean clean-ups, support local events through sponsorship, for example; The Tui Project & The Banks Peninsula Vermin competition, organise complimentary trips for the younger local generations, to learn about the beauty of their backyard.
Akaroa Dolphins consciously implants environmentally friendly practices into the business, exploring & developing new ideas continuously. So far, we are a “Smart” operator, which means to operate with minimal impact on the environment & wildlife, a member of the Akaroa Marine protection society, involved in the tourism industry Aotearoa’s project; “Committed To Sustainable Tourism” which has a vision of leading the world into sustainable tourism, a believer of reducing energy consumption in all operation areas.
Akaroa Dolphins believes sustainability is a friendship between us, the people & the planet. Working to limit any environmental impacts & persistently evaluating how to be successful with this.
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