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INACTIVE -Picton - The E-Ko Dolphin Swimming Tour

Swim with the dolphins and be at one with nature in the calm waters of New Zealand’s beautiful Marlborough Sounds!


  • Swim with Pictons dusky and bottlenose dolphins
  • See fur seals, penguins & gannets
  • Interesting commentary and knowledgeable guides

Our Dolphin Eco-tours provide a once in a lifetime opportunity to swim and view dolphins in their natural environment.

Get up close and personal to dusky and bottlenose dolphins and you may also have a chance to encounter the very rare Hector's dolphins.

We also visit New Zealand fur seals and spot a variety of seabirds like blue Penguins, Gannets and Shags on the water.

Our knowledgeable skipper and guide will provide you with an informed and interesting commentary on the wildlife encountered along with local history of the Marlborough Sounds.

There is plenty of time allowed for photography, an all important part of many people's experiences here in the stunning Marlborough Sounds and free coffee, hot chocolate and cookies will be available.


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Picton Dolphin Viewing!

Adult $165.00
Child $135.00


  • Conditions: Customers must confirm their Booking the Day before departure. Customers must supply contact phone number at a time off Booking. Discounted Fare T/C, No Refunds for Non Dolphin Viewing. 15% Partial Refund for Non Dolphin Swimming. Full Refund if cancelled by E-ko from Bookme. E-ko reserves the right to cancel any time up to 30 minutes before Departure. Must show proof of Bookme Booking at Check-in. Subject to minimum numbers to Operate.
  • Our success rate for locating and swimming with dolphins is a massive 80%! In the event that you are not able to swim with the dolphins, you may be entitled to a 15% refund.

    Partial refunds for non dolphin sightings do not apply to discounted bookings

    Trip Duration: 2-4 hours depending on the location of the Dolphins.

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Anne Koch from Germany wrote on 23 February 2016

really nice team!

In spite of the dolphins came not really close in the water it was a great trip. the team was really nice and friendly, explained alot and helped where they could! I had a fantastic morning :)

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