50' Power Catamaran "Guardian" Wild dolphin Swimming trips in Tauranga, New Zealand
We are situated in Tauranga / Mount Maunganui at the heart of the Bay of Plenty, North Island of New Zealand. A huge marine playground surrounded by vineyards and lush orchards and close to the major tourist attractions of Rotorua and Lake Taupo. Come with us and enjoy this very special and unique totally natural experience with wild dolphins, both common and bottlenose that are resident in huge numbers swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. Many thousands of dolphins live in the bay, so your chances of viewing these awesome creatures in their natural habitat are far greater with us than anywhere in New Zealand. We believe our tour prices are the best value anywhere in New Zealand and include all swimming equipment, food & hot drinks & a great experience! We are a passionate team who love all marine life, especially dolphins, and enjoy educating our customers about dolphins and marine life. With many years of working with marine animals and a high success rate of locating dolphins, we will give you the dolphin tour of a life time. We also support the Sea Shepherd to help stop Japanese whalers Swim with dolphins in their natural habitat Fulfil your dream of encountering the majestic dolphins in the open waters of Tauranga. We offer both free swimming encounters with dolphins as well as safe swim bars to hold on to while in the water. This is an unforgettable dolphin excursion that is perfect for the whole family. Our vessel ‘Guardian’ is a purpose built, fully licensed 50 ft luxury super fast Cougar Catamaran, crewed by expert marine biologists / naturalists and dive masters who will ensure that your experience will be the highlight of your visit to the North Island of New Zealand. We operate daily trips at 8.00am from Tauranga & Mount Maunganui year round and bookings in advance are essential. PRICES - Adults: NZ$150 per person - Child: NZ$110 ( 5-12 years) If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 8 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
- Dolphin Tour
Being the premier eco dolphin watch operation in the Bay of Plenty area, our staff have to be the very best available.All our guides are genuine marine naturalists biologists with university degrees, are fully qualified Dive Masters, instructors and share a deep love of all marine mammals, especially the dolphins that frequent the Pacific Ocean in the Bay area.Safety at sea is paramount with us, especially with swimmers in the open ocean environment.A proper briefing on your swim equipment, techniques and safety in the water can only be given by qualified dive masters such as ours. Our 100% safety record is the best in the business.Our skippers are the best around with a wealth of experience working safely with marine mammals for over 30 years and give the most informative and interesting commentary about dolphins, whales and other marine creatures you will find anywhere. So whilst aboard ‘Guardian’ for the trip of a lifetime, you will be assured of the very best information, care and service available
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.