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Encounter Kaikoura

96 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand, 7300 - View the map

DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - There are many reasons for you to visit Kaikoura but the main one has to be to experience the Dolphin Encounter tour. You can choose to watch the dolphins and their acrobatic displays from the comfort of the boat, or swim with them in their natural environment.

?This tour is unique as it has the highest success rate of locating AND swimming with dolphins in NZ, we have pods of 100-1000 dolphins and we swim with the most acrobatic and interactive dolphin species in the world. Tours operate daily at 8.30am and 12.30pm (an additional 5.30am tour in the summer) and are usually around 3.5 hours in duration. All snorkelling equipment is provided for swimmers except for towels and swimsuits.

ALBATROSS ENCOUNTER - Get up close and personal to the largest wingspan in the world, the Wandering Albatross. This boat-based tour takes you to visit the pelagic birds along the spectacular Kaikoura coastline. Tours operate daily at 9am and 1pm (an additional tour at 6am in the summer) and the experienced crew ensure that this is a trip perfect for both the keen birder and those just with an interest in wildlife. A wide variety of seabirds frequent the Kaikoura coastline; from the spectacular and varied albatross and petrels, to the smaller pelagic birds that include shearwaters and penguins. ?

?Reservations are recommended due to limited availability. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, coffee and wine from the on-site Cafe Encounter with incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and Kaikoura mountains. ??.

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+64 3 319 6777

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0800 733 365

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