Akaroa

Swimming with Dolphins Experience in Akaroa

Black Cat Cruises

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Swimming with Dolphins Experience

One Child (Ages 8-15)

$99
Valued at $169Save 41% Off

Swimming with Dolphins Experience

One Adult (Ages 16+)

$119
Valued at $199Save 40% Off

About the Experience

Experience what Lonely Planet listed as on of the ‘Top 10 Marine Mammal Experiences in The World’ thanks to today's offer from Black Cat Cruises! Set off on your dolphin cruise and you'll be witnessing the beautiful Hector's dolphins up close in their natural habitat. These playful creatures are the rarest and smallest oceanic dolphins in the world and are endemic to New Zealand, with Akaroa the only place you can swim with them. Don't miss out on this truly once in a lifetime experience - grab your ticket today!

What's Included

  • Swimming with dolphins experience
  • Swim photos included and hot chocolates
  • Only 12 swimmers per boat
  • Wetsuits provided. Please just bring a towel
  • Separate male and female changing rooms, including free hot showers and lockers
  • Allow three hours for your swim experience (two hours on the water plus one hour for suiting up, safety briefing and post-swim hot showers)
  • Valid for one child (ages 8 - 15) or one adult (ages 16+)
  • Voted the number 1 bucket list activity in New Zealand!
  • Check out this video of all the action!
  • For available dates and times, see here

Black Cat Cruises

The award-winning Black Cat Group is internationally recognised as one of the success stories of the New Zealand tourism industry and an eco-tourism pioneer. They were the first to offer cruises in Akaroa and are recognised as New Zealand’s first eco-tourism operator. From humble beginnings carrying a few hundred people per year in small canoes and dinghies, Black Cat has grown to be one of the largest cruise companies on the South Island.

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  • Akaroa

    Address

    Akaroa Main Wharf Akaroa CHC 7520

The Fine Print

Deal Valid Until

28 Feb 2022

Inclusions

Voucher valid for a swimming with dolphins experience including swim photos, hot chocolates and wetsuits. Valid for one child (ages 8 - 15) or one adult (ages 16+)

Availability

Conditions of the Deal

  • Participants must be confident and capable of swimming 50 metres unaided as life jackets are not provided or permitted. Subject to availability and weather. Bookings that are unable to proceed due to weather will be rescheduled to the next available date. Extensions will be offered should the cruise not be able to operate due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • Children aged between 8-15 years old. Not valid for under 8 years old. Swimmers between 8 - 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult swimmer. Tickets are only available for swimmers, not spectators. Spectator tickets available for purchase; $99 for adults and $69 for children (ages 8-15), payable directly to Black Cat Cruises on the day of travel
  • They have successful full swims on 80% of trips. If you fall into the very unlucky percentage who don't see any dolphins, Black Cat Cruises offer a 50% refund on your Treat Me ticket. If you have a partial swim (you see dolphins and you get in the water with them but don't have full interaction) then you get a partial refund amount of 25% from your Treat Me ticket. These refunds will be processed with you directly on the day by Black Cat Cruises
  • 10 vouchers may be redeemed per booking. Voucher value must be used in one visit. Vouchers for this offer are limited and subject to availability. No exchanges. No cash back (except where required by law). Not valid with any other offer. Full terms and conditions are located on the terms and conditions page of our website

How to Redeem

  • Bookings are essential on 0800 436 574 quoting voucher number
  • Book early to secure desired time and date
  • Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time for check-in
  • Present PRINTED voucher on arrival

Changes to Booking

24 hours’ notice is required to change a booking you have made

Cancellations

All changes and cancellations are subject to our standard Refund Policy

Select a Deal

Swimming with Dolphins Experience

One Child (Ages 8-15)

$99
Valued at $169Save 41% Off

Swimming with Dolphins Experience

One Adult (Ages 16+)

$119
Valued at $199Save 40% Off