Explore Group - Dolphin Discovery

Encounter these intelligent and playful mammals in their natural environment. You may even have the opportunity to swim with them in the warm waters of the winterless north.


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See dolphins in their natural environment!

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What’s Included:
- Scenic cruise through the picturesque Bay of Island while searching for dolphins.
- Full commentary from our knowledgeable local skippers.
- Mask, snorkel, fins and a wetsuit provided for swimming if conditions permit. There is an outside shower available on board to rinse off afterwards.
- Viewing marine mammals (dolphins, whales or orcas) on over 90% of our trips with a lifetime viewing guarantee. If you don’t spot any dolphins you will be given a voucher to come on board again for free until you do.
- Comfortable travel on our black and yellow power cat
- If time permits, you will also visit Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island afterwards



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Physical address

Explore Group - Dolphin Discovery, Cnr Marsden & Willimas Roads, Paihia, Northland, 0200, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am to 6pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
It takes about 20-30 min by car to get to the Kerikeri Airport from Paihia
Proximity to coach terminal:
Located at the Paihia Wharf which is where we depart from
Proximity to town:
We are located in the town centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $120.00
(15 year(s) and under)

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