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Dolphin Swimming And Harbour Cruise Adventures. Small Professional Family Company 100% Locally Owned & Operated. Only 12 Guests On Each Tour. Personal Experience. Free Dolphin Swimming Photos.
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Rue Balguerie | Dalyʼs Wharf, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Steve and Adam took us out for a trip to swim with Hector's dolphins in February. They were friendly, knowledgeable and funny. On our trip we had a few quick encounters with the dolphins in the water and were lucky to see mother with her...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vigfusa
EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much! We appreciate your acknowledgement of the points of difference we think makes it a great experience for our guests :) Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Akaroa Dolphin Swimming

Reviewed 3 days ago

It was just great guys, thanks a lot! We saw a lot of dolphins, even babies and had the chance to swim with the dolphins as well. Corinne & Loris from Switzerland

Date of experience: January 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Awesome guys, very happy you had a great time :) Thank you for the wonderful review. Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Akaroa Dolphin Swimming

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on board with Steve, Adam (and Kevin 😉). We enjoyed a close encounter with dolphins and penguins and saw fur seals with pups. Steve and his crew know everything about the area and the fauna and are extremely friendly. Small...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for a lovely well written review :) It was a pleasure to have you all aboard with us. Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Akaroa Dolphin Swimming

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steve was absolutely amazing. He is 5 th generation Akaroan and knows the weather changes to almost the minute. He donates part of the fees we pay to conservation He saw the smallest penguins the seals and the hector’s Dolphin. We had quite a few...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review :) We are very pleased you had a great time and we were all back onshore before the storm. Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Swim with Dolphins Akaroa

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing day with Ecoseaker! Starting in the harbour of Akaroa where Adam and Steve welcomed us, gave a first introduction and gave us our wetsuits (which was perfect for the colder waters in Akaroa). We left a bit earlier than expected because everyone...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the great review :) It was a pleasure to have you all out with us to enjoy the best Akaroa has to offer! Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Dolphin Swimming Akaroa New Zealand

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is different from other tours because of the type of sea-craft that only allows up to 12 adults. First, the Coast guard vessel used by Ecoseaker has up-close views of wildlife and sea cliff caves. Second, they don’t pack out the space, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review on our Harbour Cruise here in Akaroa :) It was a pleasure to share our area and wildlife with you. Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Harbour Cruises Akaroa.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holy moly. What an incredible day. I saw the world's smallest penguins, encountered the world's smallest and second rarest dolphins, bobbed around in the ocean, watched baby fur seals play, and stared in absolute AWE of the geological features of this gorgeous area. One of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! One of the best morning's of your life :) It's wonderful you enjoyed the tour overall even if the dolphins didn't hang out that much around the group while swimming. A lot of guests like yourself do enjoy our Dolphin Swimming tour as we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with this company because it was the cheapest tour of the bay we found. Turned out to be a great choice. A small family company, only four guest on the boat. The guys were knowledgeable and boat was great. I thoroughly enjoyed their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful review on our Akaroa Harbour Cruise. We are very pleased you found it to be a great choice and enjoyed all we have to offer. I am a 5th generation local and certainly have a lot of knowledge regarding our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t review this company positively. What a disappointment. I have stage 4 terminal bone cancer and saved up to fly from London to swim with the hector dolpins in Akaroa, New Zealand with my partner. Sadly on the trip out with Steve though we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is a very disappointing review with some untruths attached to it. After the tour when approached by this guest and her first words being (I don't mean to pull this out - but I have stage 4 cancer) My first words were, I'm very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are local, live in Christchurch and took 5 kids aged 11 - 14 with Ecoseaker. They couldn’t have been better, so friendly and knowledgeable with great gear, we absolutely felt we were in safe experienced hands. You are not guaranteed a swim with dolphins...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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EcoseakerAkaroa, Owner at Ecoseaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your high recommendations on our Akaroa Swimming with Dolphins Tour. Fantastic to have Christchurch locals out and show you a great time:) Kind regards Steve Owner/Captain ecoseaker Dolphin Swimming Akaroa.

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Andrea A
January 3, 2019|
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Response from EcoseakerAkaroa | Property representative |
The only bus that works with our times is the Akaroa Shuttle. You will have to book that yourself through their website. The bus usually gets here by 10.30am. Please advise the bus driver on the day that you are booked with... More
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December 12, 2017|
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Response from EcoseakerAkaroa | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your enquiry. We do have space on the 22nd of January and would advise to book it well before arriving in Akaroa as our tours are exclusively limited to 12 guests per tour. Price per adult is... More
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jasonnC610VE
September 30, 2017|
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Response from EcoseakerAkaroa | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your enquiry. We are a 10 minute walk from the Main Wharf to Daly's Wharf, allow 15 to be safe, but is really not far at all :) See the location tab on our website. We look forward to your... More
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