Learning more about the Hauraki Gulf and its inhabitants

Join the qualified marine researchers on board New Zealand’s most accessible marine research vessel and learn about how your ticket purchase is contributing directly to Marine Conservation.


Research Programme

Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari has been in operation since 2000. Over the past 20 years we have developed strong relationships in the area of research and conservation, including government departments, NGOs, registered charities and educational institutions. We are dedicated to the protection of the marine environment, not only locally in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, but globally through spreading awareness and acting as role models to individuals and businesses worldwide.



Research Partners

Nz Department of Conservation                  


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Conservation Organisations