Orca Wild Adventures, Tauranga

(4.4/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
If you have always wanted to swim with dolphins, Orca Wild Adventures offers the chance to spend time on and in the water with the magnificent sea creatures. Take a boat tour in the Bay of Plenty with experienced guides and a boat perfect for dolphin viewing, equipped with 360-degree viewing and swimbars. During the day, you will stop at a scenic island where the boat staff prepares a barbecue lunch with drinks. The tour provides wetsuits and snorkeling gear. If you do not spot any dolphins on your trip, the operator offers another free trip to try again. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Tauranga holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Orca Wild Adventures and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Most wonderful day !! Had such a great day. Dolphins, Hammerhead sharks, and a lone fur seal in the middle of nowhere. Definitely recommended. Thanks to the team !! 
  • Mark and his crew have done an amazing job providing the best ever day of adventure! For those who have "swim with the dolphins" as a bucket list item, this tour is for you. We found a pod of about 10...  more »
  • thank you for an incredible day, we saw dolphins, swum with a seal, saw a blue shark and many other species of birds, the day just got better and better, thank you to the skipper and the super friendl...  more »
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  • These people did a promotion where I could take my whole family and do a Dolphin experience. For three months I tried getting a time that we could go and they kept calling me the day before to cancel. The vouchers where about to expire and we tried a 3rd time. After getting hotels and everything, they call us and cancel again the night before. We tried to get a refund, they or the voucher company refused, so the voucher company negotiated for a 4th time and got us in. The morning that we had to go, I told him that we were running a bit late and the man actually told me that that wasn't his problem and hung up on me. I tried calling multiple times and was only 20 minutes away but never got through. From that point on, I tried communicating with them and they never took our calls. I wasted so much money trying to get my family into this "great experience" and all we got was heartache. They have absolutely no costumer service. This was absolutely my worst New Zealand experience. Stay away from them!