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Fox II

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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About Fox II
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 yellow-eyed penguins, albatross and other sea birds. You will be surrounded by giant volcanic sea cliffs, caves and rock formations along the journey. A guaranteed highlight of you trip, that you will remember for the rest of your life.
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Stephen M wrote a review Apr 2020
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Fox II is a classic gaff-rigged sailing boat with a long history. Depending on the conditions, parts of the trip can be made the under sail alone. The tours of Akaroa Harbour showcase the dramatic scenery, bird and animal life. The crew pause and play music to attract Hector's
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Pguins wrote a review Mar 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand6 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a lovely afternoon sailing with Roy. Thank you so much for the wealth of information about the geology, history, and wildlife of Akaroa Harbour. It is so special to see Hector's dolphins, blue penguins, and fur seals swimming in the harbor and shags, gulls, and many other
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Roman W wrote a review Mar 2020
Zürich89 contributions29 helpful votes
Fox Ii , its captain Roy and his young crew were very friendly and we learned a lot about the history of Akaroa and its surroundings. we were lucky with weather and we saw ' the big four', I.e. dolphins, albatross, seals and penguins! go there on a weekday, as space is limited
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Patricia W wrote a review Mar 2020
Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom22 contributions11 helpful votes
The whole trip from the start was so relaxing and enjoyable. You are very well looked after by the crew, it’s a lovely experience sitting on the yacht with good close views of all “Hectors Dolphins, fur seals, blue penguins, to name a few. The trip was very informative about
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Cheryl wrote a review Mar 2020
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We loved the relaxing trip on the Fox11, the crew were very friendly, a great atmosphere on the sail boat. We were given all the history on the sail boat, which was very interesting, the crew were ver knowledgeable about all the sites. We saw beautiful little dolphins. A tour
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Date of experience: February 2020
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