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“Really great trip”

Akaroa Sailing Cruises
Ranked #4 of 23 Tours in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Really great trip”
Reviewed 7 November 2013

A spur of the moment decision but we really enjoyed our sailing trip in Akaroa. Saw loads of little penguins and a rare hector dolphin. Was so nice. Even had a go at sailing the boat. Ray was really good at explaining many interesting facts of the area and about its first settlement. A must do :)

Visited October 2013
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salem
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“Dolphins and penguins and birds, oh my!”
Reviewed 20 October 2013

A fabulous day with Ray, and the rare Hector's dolphins and endangered little blue penguins. Ray did a great job helping us spot these amazing animals that sadly are being threatened by various human activities, but Ray's sail-boat is the least intrusive way to view this spectacular wildlife. Definitely the thing to do in Akaroa!

Visited October 2013
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“Amazing, Ray is a star!”
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

This was one of the best trips we did in our trip across NZ. Small groups, loads of dolphins and Ray's great commentary and sailing advice on this stunning boat make it a must do for anyone.

Visited January 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Sailing with Ray”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

In March 2013 my husband and I spent a very enjoyable time sailing with Ray on his classic vessel in Akaroa Harbour. We can certainly recommend this activity to couples and children too. Very educational. Ray is a delight, giving entertaining commentary while keeping you safe on the water. Drinking water and washroom available. Bring a snack. And have a delightful sail as we did!
Barbara and David from Toronto, Canada

Visited March 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Fantastic Experience, Dolphins Penguins & Sheep”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Spent the afternoon of 20 March 2013 with Ray. Only 2 of us on board & we were treated to a great trip around the harbour.
We were greeted by dolphins who approached & swam around the boat. Saw a very shy penguin.
Wind was perfect & we took a turn at the helm.

Thoroughly enjoyed Ray's stories & anecdotes.

A great experience & thoroughly recommended.

Visited March 2013
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