Auckland's Whale and Dolphin Safari Cruise

activities / Nature & wildlife

Tour description provided by Viator

The ultimate Auckland cruise where you can experience scenic highlights of Auckland and it's surrounding islands plus it's marine mammals including dolphins and whales in the beautiful Hauraki Gulf.

Considered one of the most biologically and geographically diverse marine parks in the world, 22 species of marine mammal have been identified in the Hauraki Gulf, almost 1/3 of the entire world's population of species.

Auckland's Whale and Dolphin Cruise highlights:

  • Dolphins viewed on over 90% of trips, whales viewed on 75%
  • Cruise and commentary, culture and history of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf
  • Fully licensed bar and snacks available to be purchase on the cruise
You may be spellbound by the spectacle of a feeding frenzy involving sea birds, whales, and dolphins or see small pods of dolphins playing around the boat. Wherever the most exciting whale and dolphin activity is, we aim to find it for you. Plus show you some of the most significant cultural and historical parts of this amazing maritime park.

With six years of continued scientific programmes undertaken on board, the crew are probably New Zealand's most experienced and knowledgeable. On Auckland's Whale and Dolphin cruise you will experience the Gulf from the most comfortable and stable whale watching vessel in New Zealand. The luxury 20m high speed catamaran is designed specifically for the sea conditions of this unique area.

What's included

  • Live commentary on board

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off