Swim with Dolphins Bay of Islands
Fullers Great Sights – Dolphin Eco Experience
Dolphin swim is $30 With some of the warmest waters in New Zealand, the Bay of Islands is rich in marine life all year round. This half day eco cruise seeks out the many playful dolphins which visit the Bay. Once located, if conditions permit take this magical opportunity to get in and swim with the dolphins. Join the crew in scanning the waters in search of those tell tale splashes. The boat is a purpose built swimming vessel. It is also the smallest and most intimate dolphin vessel in the Bay of Islands, with a maximum of 35 passengers onboard.
Departs Russell 8:10am & 12:40
Dolphin swim is free. Join us for the ultimate dolphin eco-adventure! Cruise among the 144 islands and see dolphins in their natural environment. Once mammals have been encountered our crew will assess the behaviour and age of the dolphins on the day and if conditions permit regulations of the Marine Mammal Protection Act there will be the chance to swim with them. Our modern high speed catamaran is purpose built for dolphin watching and swimming, it is the most comfortable dedicated swim with the dolphins vessel in the Bay and offers easy access to the water, the warmest in New Zealand.
Departs Russell 12:40
Carino – 50ft Catamaran – This is a great way to combine sailing in the Bay and the thrill of seeing dolphins in their natural habitat. Learn from experienced crew to understand and appreciate the magic of wild dolphins. Interaction with dolphins (especially swimming) is regulated by the DOC and is dependent on conditions. Do as little or as much as you like, help trim the sails, relax on spacious decks, watch for penguins and other ocean birds. At lunch time stop on a secluded beach and then enjoy a BBQ back onboard the boat, vegetarians are catered for on request and there is a fully licensed bar available.