Pricing and Conditions

Adult $179.00 - $199.00
(15 year(s) and under)
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Family Passes available from $502

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Our Guarantee: We won’t refund money, but if you do not see any marine mammals, you can come again for free until you do. This complimentary voucher is valid regardless of how long it is until you visit us again and is not transferable. We see dolphins on over 90% of trips and whales over 50% of trips, so your odds are really good.

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Get up close to whales, dolphins and other wildlife amid the stunning scenery of Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Our family-friendly wildlife safari departs direct from the Viaduct Harbour in central Auckland and offers outstanding whale watching, dolphin encounters and rare seabird spotting all year-round. We offer much more than just whale watching and dolphin watching. Talk to onboard marine researchers and our expert crew about how they're working to protect the whales, dolphins and marine environment. Your booking contributes directly to these important conservation efforts. Experience Auckland’s whales and dolphins and learn how you can help protect our oceans. Visit our website for timings and availability.

Opening times

Business hours:
Safari Departure Time: 1:30pm (please check-in at least 15 minutes prior).
Months of operation:
All months of the year


Berth 9, Eastern Viaduct Marina, Auckland Central, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Approximately 30 minutes drive from Auckland International Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Numerous coach terminals are located close by (walking distance) in Auckland City.
decisions Proximity to town:
Trips depart direct from Viaduct Harbour, downtown Auckland city.

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