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Address: Unit 4, Pier Z | 31 Westhaven Drive, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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+64 800 220 111
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Join Dolphin Planet on our Dolphin Watch - Auckland! See dolphins, whales...

Join Dolphin Planet on our Dolphin Watch - Auckland! See dolphins, whales and other marine wildlife in the rich waters of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. Possibly New Zealand’s best kept secret, the Hauraki Gulf is a very rich marine habitat. Its waters and islands are home to outstanding biological diversity and are regarded as one of the best places in New Zealand to view dolphins, whales and sea birds.

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Superb day out

We had a great day on the Dreamweaver and weren't expecting to see any Marine life but were delighted to come upon a large pod of common Dolphins. It seemed like we were only... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2016
suenpeter37
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Surgeres, France

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Surgeres, France
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

We had a great day on the Dreamweaver and weren't expecting to see any Marine life but were delighted to come upon a large pod of common Dolphins. It seemed like we were only following them for 10 minutes but 45 minutes later the Captain signalled time to leave. A truly wonderful introduction to new Zealand.

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Reviewed January 14, 2015

Try your luck with the dolphin spotting. My colleague went and saw a super pod of 100+ dolphins but unfortunately we saw about 10 dolphins that day on the way back (we had already turned around and headed back to the pier after 3 or so hours of searching). They do give you a free trip for next time if... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

We had a wonderful day out on this tour, unfortunately no dolphins on this trip, which we knew may be the case as their are not guarantees, however we saw a beautiful whale and what a sight, we had a great day and a lovely lunch provided, the staff were very helpful and attentive, we were looked after very well... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

They guarantee you see dolphins or you go again for free. The staff are great. The food was plentiful. Just an all round worthwhile trip to get out on the water and see the dolphins. Loads of info on the different islands in the Hauraki gulf. Good trip for young and old alike.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

A trip out onto the haraki gulf, friendly knowledgeable staff, good with kids too. Took a while to find the dolphin pods, can only be expected viewing wildlife in their natural habitats, a whale was spotted in he distance but couldn't track it unfortunately, also some of the people saw a shark but the elusive creature was gone before i... More 

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