THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME

While our Swimming with Dolphins experience is taking a Winter break the Akaroa Nature Cruise is still available with twice daily departures. Advance bookings for the dolphin swim are available. Select your dates from the calendar button below to reserve your spot for our swim excursions which resumes from 1 October 2024.

STEP OUT OF YOUR WORLD AND DIVE INTO OURS

If you are like many people you will have dreamt of swimming with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. There is only one place on the planet where you can take part in the most unique adventure of a lifetime and swim with the worlds smallest and rarest dolphin – the Hector or New Zealand Dolphin – and that is the beautiful setting of Akaroa Harbour in New Zealand’s South Island.

SCHEDULE AND PRICE

Duration: Two hours on the water (plus half an hour before and after).
Times may vary according to the season. Select the book now button to check times for your chosen date.

Prices are in New Zealand dollars and include GST. Prices valid until 30 September 2024.

REASONS TO SWIM WITH US

WHAT’S INCLUDED

All equipment is supplied, including wet suit and mask. Gloves and hoods are provided when required. Just bring a towel and your swimsuit. You will also receive a free hot chocolate and biscuits are on board, and a hot shower is available on your return to shore. We have Dolphin Swim certificates, and info sheets on request. Optional photo packs are also available to purchase.

THE DOLPHINS

There can be few experiences as rewarding as an encounter with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. Especially when they are amongst the smallest and rarest of the entire world’s dolphin species.

GALLERY

Check out some of the amazing images taken by our staff and customers:
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