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Captain Cook and Dolphin Cruise provided by E-Ko Tours

Captain Cook and Dolphin Cruise

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2 adults
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  • You'll start at
    6 Wellington Street
    6 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
    Follow BLUE line on pavement and Look for the Dolphin and Seal outside the building
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  • 1
    Queen Charlotte Sound
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    E-Ko Tours
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    6 Wellington Street
    6 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
    Follow BLUE line on pavement and Look for the Dolphin and Seal outside the building
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
6 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • National Park fees
  • Light refreshments
  • Entry/Admission - Queen Charlotte Sound
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
JGheevarghese wrote a review Sep 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa23 contributions1 helpful vote
Spectacular cruise along the natural beauty ofQueen Charlotte sound. We were privileged to see three species of dolphins. The captain and the crew were so mindful and respectful to the wildlife. The knowledgeable and friendly tour guide pointed pointed out bird species.
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Alfrado10 wrote a review Aug 2020
Wellington, New Zealand70 contributions31 helpful votes
Having just got off the Interislander it was short walk to E-Ko Tours office on the waterfront We got on a very nicely presented boat and away up the sounds for our Dolphin Tour Paul the skipper was most engaging and very knowledgeable so we saw a number of verities of Dolphin,
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Date of experience: August 2020
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AccentHouse wrote a review Oct 2018
Nelson, New Zealand6 contributions1 helpful vote
We enjoyed a trip during September headed towards Motuara Island. A great crew informed us as we went of the bird and sea life in the Marlborough Sounds constantly on the look out for things for us to see and experience. Sadly we didn't see any dolphins on our trip but got up
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Date of experience: September 2018
Response from TikiB22, General Manager at Captain Cook and Dolphin Cruise
Responded 17 Nov 2018
Hi Sharon, thanks so much for the great review :-)
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About the operator

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By: E-Ko Tours
Great service
Super friendly staff! Great tour. We saw many dolphins. Would do it again :) was the first day of our guide, she di
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Great trip, good dolphin viewing and knowledgable staff.
Excellent tour. Knowledgable and friendly captain and guide. We had a great viewing of both a pod of dusky and comm
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Wonderful trip
Fantastic trip. Extremely knowledgeable and helpful staff. Saw lots of dolphins, seals and bird life. Great way to
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Great trip. Highly recommended
Had such a great afternoon. The staff were lovely and very knowledgeable. Saw so many dolphins (which I know is no
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So many dolphin!
We did the afternoon cruise to Motuara Island bird sanctuary on a sunny day in September. We saw more than a dozen
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What an amazing trip. My 7 yrs granddaughter Was blown away. The staff were wonderful and accommodating. Seeing the
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Wonderful trip swimming with dolphins
We were a family group of four and this was a special treat for a family trip- dolphin swimming. Instructions and c
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E-Ko trip included in travel to Bay of Many Coves resort
this trip was included in our transfer to Bay of Many Coves Resort. The tour staff were helpful, knowledgeable and
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Afternoon adventure
E-Ko Tours is a very professional and environmentally friendly company. Staff are very knowledgeable about the natu
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Not good !
It was my hubby's birthday surprise for me and I must say it was not a great experience at least for me. The parkin
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Swimming with Dolphins
Great morning out this morning. 9am departure on a clear calm sunny Marlborough day. We did not have to wait long
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not happy
Rang to enquire about birdwatching tour. Told I could be dropped off on island sanctuary and picked up 2 hours late
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Fabulous tour
What a great little tour! We were super lucky to get a millpond smooth sunny winter's day on the Sounds, and were
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Angela S
Fantastic afternoon with E-Ko
We had a cold but beautiful day and almost immediately came across a large pod of Common Dolphins in association wi
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Amazing unique experience
Amazing experience! Thoroughly enjoyed our time out, saw heaps of dolphins and penguins! Such a unique and one of a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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