There are many tour companies around Kaikoura on the South Island of New Zealand but Encounter Kaikoura is definitely an excellent one to try. They have been operating dolphin tours in Kaikoura, New Zealand since 1989 and have become very experienced in showing tourists the amazement of the marine environment.
Tour companies have guidelines that need to be followed and Encounter Kaikoura has a list that should be read before jumping aboard the vessel. The tour operates in the open ocean and on occasions there may be swells and wind that can make people seasick.
There are a few extra rules that must be followed on your tour if you choose to swim with the dolphins.Encounter Kaikoura is one of the companies of New Zealand which focuses on giving people a tour of a natural experience where any interaction between humans and mammals is based on the mammals terms. They operate three different vessels and each one has the capacity to take out spectators as well as those that would like to swim with the dolphins.
While visiting the South Island of New Zealand be sure to experience dolphin watching and if you choose Encounter Kaikoura you know that they are one of the reputable tour companies around the area.
Dusky Dolphins, Lagenorhynchus obscurus, and an Encounter Kaikoura Dolphin Watching Boat, Kaikoura, Canterbury, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 340mm.
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