A family-run operation providing a ‘sit-back, more relaxed type experience.’ Passenger numbers are limited to 12 on board 54-foot Commander I, an elegant vessel built in the 60's. Skipper Paul Aitken is a seagoing veteran who has skippered private and large commercial vessels. The six hour trip includes morning tea, lunch and ‘going home’ refreshments, wetsuits and snorkelling gear, as part of the package.
Departs Tauranga Bridge Marina, Harbour Bridge Causeway, Mount Maunganui. Paul and Alison Aitken, (07) 027 666 8047. http://www.dolphinblue.co.nz