Auckland Hauraki Gulf Whale & Dolphin Safari, Surfdale

Witness the stunning scenery and diverse wildlife of Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Experience whale watching, dolphin encounters and an abundance of seabirds while learning from on-board experts and directly supporting our conservation efforts.

Our family-owned wildlife safari departs daily, directly from the Viaduct Harbour in central Auckland and offers outstanding whale watching, dolphin encounters and rare seabird spotting all year-round.

Our research focused vessel allows our passengers to engage with University marine mammal researchers as well as our own fully qualified marine experts working to protect the whales, dolphins and marine environment. Each booking contributes directly to these important conservation efforts.

See and experience yourself Auckland’s whales and dolphins.

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New Zealand Maritime Museum, 175 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Central, Auckland, 1010
Parking is easy – there are a number of car park buildings close to Viaduct Harbour. The closest is ‘Downtown Car Park,’ which is situated at 31 Customs St West, Auckland. It’s only a quick 5 minute walk from the departure point. Car parks rates are $17 for up to 5 hours, and a $20 maximum daily fee.
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