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Sailing and Wildlife Tour Akaroa Fox II Sailing provided by Fox II

Sailing and Wildlife Tour Akaroa Fox II Sailing

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Overview
Sail in the crater of an extinct volcano with the rarest dolphins in the world. Long encounters and beautiful scenery. 3 hour trip on a quiet sailboat in nature. You can also see penguins, seals and albatross. The Fox II is a vintage sailboat, almost 100 years old! Made from wood, 2 masts and 6 sails. It is the oldes ketch in New Zealand. Has been in movies, TV shows and is famous all over the world. Visit amazing sea caves, cliffs, waterfalls and venture out into the pacific on this safe, quiet, truely memorable experience. Eco friendly, with minimal carbon footprint. Make the choice for a better future.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Ecoseaker - Dolphin Swimming & Harbour Adventure Cruises
    Dalyʼs Wharf, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
    Dalys Wharf Akaroa, take a right at the Bank of New Zealand!
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Akaroa Lighthouse
    Akaroa
  • You'll end at
    Ecoseaker - Dolphin Swimming & Harbour Adventure Cruises
    Dalyʼs Wharf, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
    Dalys Wharf Akaroa, take a right at the Bank of New Zealand!
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Ecoseaker - Dolphin Swimming & Harbour Adventure Cruises, Dalyʼs Wharf, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Duration
2h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate and Biscuits
  • Local wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages for purchase
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mikaere wrote a review Feb 2021
Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand107 contributions26 helpful votes
The whole experience from go to whoa was a thrilling and memorable adventure. We enjoyed the comfortable ride, the informative commentary by the skipper, seeing the bird life, visiting the 'cathedral' cove, having an exciting sail out on the sea at the harbour entrance, and of
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Date of experience: February 2021
LotteM6769 wrote a review Feb 2021
Wellington, New Zealand8 contributions5 helpful votes
An amazing “must do” experience when in Akaroa. More authentic than the other options. I saw Hector’s dolphins, little blue penguins and seals, plus such interesting commentary about the history of Akaroa from the wonderful captain Roy. An absolute treat!
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Date of experience: February 2021
Nicola W wrote a review Feb 2021
Dunedin, New Zealand44 contributions7 helpful votes
Spur of the moment decision however one of the best 3 hours spent. Excellent commentary and the ability to get close to shore to see the seals, shags etc. Plenty of opportunities to see the Hectors Dolphins up close. The ketch goes past the heads out into the Pacific Ocean and
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Jennie G wrote a review Jan 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand87 contributions34 helpful votes
Myself & 8yr old Grand daughter went on this awesome Ketch, we spent about 3 hrs enjoying the Hector dolphins, seals & we saw 1 little blue penguin. The captain pointed out landmarks and explained the history of Akaroa as we sailed. When when stopped to enjoy the dolphins, music
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Kevyn S wrote a review Jan 2021
Louisville, Kentucky36 contributions15 helpful votes
Listen up ladies and gents this IS the tour to do if your in Akaroa, Captain and crew are great and very knowledged about the area. The boat is fantastic. Don't waste your time on a big cat when this is available. We literally watched dolphins for eva as the swam along with the
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Scoootch
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Wow. Just wow.
I think we got super lucky with this. We saw little blue penguins, black back gulls, red bill gulls, tern, and two
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AliNel01
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Symphony under sail
Fox II is definitely recommended - we only saw a few dolphins and seals but despite that the whole experience was w
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Krismariearn
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Support Local with Fox 2!
Amazing trip - eventually found some dolphins much to our 3 year olds delight. Saw some local wild life and heard a
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Rachel B
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Amazing afternoon in Akaroa!
What an amazing afternoon! The whole trip from start to finish was fantastic. Friendly and knowledgeable crew, insp
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BrynRT2
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Fox 2 sailing trip
Lovely day out the mouth of the harbour. We saw Hectors Dolphins and Albatrosses, shags seals ,. Great crew and Roy
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Stephen M
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Beautiful historic boat, scenery and birds
Fox II is a classic gaff-rigged sailing boat with a long history. Depending on the conditions, parts of the trip ca
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pguins
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Incredible wildlife, a beautiful trip
Had a lovely afternoon sailing with Roy. Thank you so much for the wealth of information about the geology, history
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Roman W
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pure wildlife
Fox Ii , its captain Roy and his young crew were very friendly and we learned a lot about the history of Akaroa and
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patricia00wilson
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Brilliant trip with lots of wildlife
The whole trip from the start was so relaxing and enjoyable. You are very well looked after by the crew, it’s a lo
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Chebern
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Amazing travel on the Fox11
We loved the relaxing trip on the Fox11, the crew were very friendly, a great atmosphere on the sail boat. We were
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rphefner
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Best Sailing tour in Akaroa!
My friends and I had an amazing day sailing on the Fox ||. Captain Roy was very informative, the crew were friendly
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karenhY2120WZ
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Fabulous sailing adventure 😁
Today my family from Nederland and I sailed with Captain Roy on the Oldest Cutter (Fox 2) in New Zealand out from t
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pomwitravellers
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Fantastic Morning
This was a fabulous experience. Captain Roy and his crew Kai & Ross were informative and friendly. We had Hectors d
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nanth0ny
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A Great Time In Akaroa
The Fox II is a class act and will give you an educational as well as fun experience. The crew operates a sailing
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A5175UHmaryl
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Mlm
I can not say enough about the experience. And the dolphins! It was amazing how the dolphins swam and played all a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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