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Dolphin Blue Tauranga

Dolphin Blue Tauranga
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We'll give you the chance to go swimming with dolphins or simply watching them in the beautiful Bay of Plenty. Our aim each day is to locate, interact and swim with dolphins. We also offer other activities en-route - snorkeling, swimming or relaxing...more
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Sulphur Point Marina | Keith Allen Drive, Tauranga, New Zealand
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+64 27 666 8047
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

This was honestly the best thing I've ever done in my life! It was the most surreal experience swimming amongst a pod of 400 dolphins!!! Paul and Stu have you on the back of the boat holding onto a rope with a snorkel on. They...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank NatElliott
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic day out the weather was amazing there was a massive superpod of Dolphins everywhere. The staff and skipper are attentive , relatable and super accommodating with a good laugh to boot. I highly recommend this trip and if worse case scenario the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank LyndaM1451
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Boat, people, service ..all perfect for our group of 7 people. On our way to see dolphins we saw blue penguins and whales, which was unexpected "bonus" But we did not only see dolphins. We swam with them. Tens of beautifull dolphins swam below us...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Antti S
Reviewed February 28, 2016

As instructed by Paul, the owner of Dolphin Blue, we stepped on board at 8:15 sharp. It was the beginning of a great day, which gave us images of swimming with playing dolphins the will stay with us forever. The Commander 1 is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank maxvandersleen
Reviewed February 16, 2016

It was a very amazing trip with DolphinBlue! We were 5 persons on the boat on a Saturday, we felt like private! We started at 8:30am taking a beautiful and chic boat. The pilot offered us a hot tea/coffee with cookies/muffins. Then he borrowed us...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank yzla
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day, saw and swam with loads of dolphins and saw penguins bobbing on the water. A very relaxed and informative crew, who couldn't do enough for us. During a relaxin lunch break had the chance to sea kayak and snorkel, with a seal and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Bob H
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We encountered around 100 dolphins and what a fantastic experience. Being dragged after the boat and seeing the Dolphins underneath us was amazing and it was good to get the wetsuits from dolphin blue. We got some really good pictures with our GoPro. Paul and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jens F
Reviewed November 28, 2015

What a spectacular day trip with Dolphin Blue. The day started beautifully and sunny. An hour into the trip and we came across a large pod of dolphins. It was amazing to watch numerous dolphins jumping out of the water. And more amazing when I...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank TiareTauroa
Reviewed February 14, 2014

We had a wonderful day, The crew were brilliant and put great effort into locating the dolphins which we eventually found in the afternoon, sadly we were unable to get in the water with them as they had young with them.

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank anne h
Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We had a wonderful Christmas present with this boxing day trip! Although we couldn't swim with the dolphins (due to babies in the pod) we were surrounded by over 200 dolphins swimming in the bow wave, with the cute babies glued to their mothers! As...More

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