Explore Group - Dolphin Nature Cruise

Encounter these intelligent and playful mammals in their natural environment on our Dolphin Discovery experience. Come on board our comfortable vessel purpose built for dolphin viewing and cruise through the scenic Bay of Islands.


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What’s Included:
- Scenic cruise through the picturesque Bay of Island where we'll search for dolphins living in the wild.
- Full commentary from our knowledgeable local skippers.
- Comfortable travel on our black and yellow power cat, purpose built for dolphin viewing with observation decks and large side opening windows.
- If time permits, you will also visit Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Afterwards, and if you wish, you can extend your time on the island and return on one of the later ferries – at no extra cost.

Please note that due to Department of Conservation regulations, swimming with dolphins is not permitted in the Bay of Islands. 

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Physical address

Explore Group - Dolphin Nature Cruise, Dolphin Nature Cruise, Paihia, Cnr Marsden & Williams Roads, Northland & Bay of Islands, New Zealand, Paihia, Northland & Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $120.00
(15 year(s) and under)
Cancellation policy:
Booking may be cancelled without penalty up to 24 hours before the day of the trip. Cancellations within 24 hours are subject to 10% cancellation charge. No show will result in 100% cancellation charge

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

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Opening times

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

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