Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises)

Swim with one of the world's smallest and rarest dolphins in Akaroa Harbour, just 90 minutes from Christchurch.

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Adult
$150.00
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About

Akaroa Harbour is the only place on the entire planet where you can get up close and personal with New Zealand’s playful Hector’s dolphin – the world’s smallest and rarest species.

Just 90 minutes from Christchurch, depart the historic French township of Akaroa aboard one of Black Cat Cruises safe and comfortable vessels.

All year round an unforgettable adventure awaits you, where everything is provided for your pleasure: wetsuits, masks, snorkels, hot showers, hot chocolate, even a free gift pack.

You can also watch the dolphins, along with other seafaring wildlife, from aboard.

Physical address

Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises), Main Wharf, Akaroa, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7520, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
90 minutes from Christchurch Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
500m
Proximity to town:
5 minutes walk from central Akaroa

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $150.00
Other charges:
dolphin watching price is $79
Further pricing information:
Commission rate available on application.

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) Yes No
French Yes No
German Yes No
Japanese Yes No
Spanish Yes No

Contact us by

  • Website
  • Phone
  • Freephone
  • Fax