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Sail with dolphins in the crater of an extinct volcano on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch, the Fox II. Relax and soak up the sun, sea and hills or take part as one of the crew. See Hector dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, blue and...more
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2 Rue Balguerie | Daly's Wharf, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
All reviews captain roy sailing boat akaroa harbour blue penguins hectors dolphins classical music new zealand cathedral cave three hours bow wave the pacific ocean great commentary friendly crew week trip biscuits sea birds fantastic cruise
This was such a great experience and all for an amazing price! We saw dolphins, blue penguins, seals and shags. It wasn't the season for whales unfortunately when we went, but he still took us out to sea on the off chance one was hanging...More
Where do I start with this place, we visited Akaroa as part of our itinerary on board our ship the celebrity solstice.
From the moment we stepped onto the mainland it was so beautiful and extremely welcoming. The whole island was so beautiful with the...More
Most enjoyable 2 hour sail/cruise. Stunning scenery. Interesting commentary from the captain. We saw Hector's dolphins, fur seals, a couple of albatross and one penguin (it wasn't penguin season). Crew were very friendly. Highly recommended.
Made a last minute decision to join this sailing tour - so worth it! Captain Roy was excellent and we saw penguins, seals, dolphins and an albatross.
If you are visiting Akaroa, booking this trip is a MUST!!
Marvellous trip on a sunny autumn day. Saw penguins, Hector's dolphins,fur seals, shags and albatross. We were well cared for by the Captain and crew. Highly informative commentary of the local history and geology. Being outside on deck, watching the sails being rigged, and easy...More
Enjoyed the cruise thoroughly. Captain introduced us to Akaroa and the sights throughout the cruise and was really knowledgeable. We saw Hector's dolphins, seals amongst other things. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookie on our way back. Wonderful ride!
We took this trip on our last day in Akaroa. The weather was perfect as we headed out of the harbour to open waters with Captain Roy and his attentive staff. Roy delivered interesting and amusing information about the history of Araroka; places of historical,...More
Definitely the best boat trip we have had in NZ. The three hour trip was leisurely and informative but the highlight had to be when the ketch was put under sail and the Dolphins came to ride the bow wave and swim along side the...More
Had the pleasure of this excursion twice now and would have no problem going over and over again. A magical trip on a perfect day, an absolutely stunning way to explore the harbour with informative historical and local narrative. Great crew and beautiful ketch. a...More