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Orca Wild Adventures

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101 Te Awanui Dr | D3 Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 22 467 2269
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Tauranga company that takes people out to swim with wild dolphins, as well as showing you any other marine life we can find. We supply everything even lunch and a guided snorkel at a local island. Amazing day with the best crew in the bay by far.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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101 Te Awanui Dr | D3 Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, New Zealand
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"swimming with the dolphins"
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"beautiful dolphins"
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"bucket list"
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"amazing experience"
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"free swim"
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"recommend this trip"
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"sea creatures"
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"saw dolphins"
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"snorkeling"
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"mayor"
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"crew"
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"pod"
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

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Mark T, Manager at Orca Wild Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The initial positives of this trip are that the crew are great and being able to sight dolphins was incredible (the strong winds meant we could not actually swim with the dolphins). However, unfortunately, our overall experience with Orca adventures wasn’t that great. We felt...More

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Mark T, Manager at Orca Wild Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Hanna, we are very sorry that you did not enjoy your adventures with us, and I understand your disappointment in not being able to swim with the dolphins. We try really hard to only pick days where the the weather will be suitable for...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

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storm2121
29 September 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Property representative |
Hi Storm, yes we do see Orca from time to time but our main focus is to swim with dolphins. In New Zealand we are not permitted to swim with Orca. Regards Mark
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Tarni-Lee R
28 August 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Property representative |
Hi Tarni-Lee, thanks for the enquiry. Unfortunately our season does not start until December as it is still too cold, so we will not be running. Regards Mark
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Morgan L
22 February 2017|
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Hi Morgan, No we do not Always swim with dolphins and or seals. But we usually do. Check out our facebook page it gives a pretty fair idea of what happened everyday. Regards Mark
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