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A Team Focus

Delivering respectful encounters between mammals and humans

KAIKŌURA

Working together for our customers

Dolphin Encounter have a crew of qualified skippers and guides who operate the sea based tours. All crew are trained in-house to the highest level of competency in order to provide the maximum level of care for our visitors. Skippers and guides share a wealth of experience and passion for the marine environment and dolphins that visit the Kaikōura area. They also share a passion for all oceanic wildlife that they encounter whilst leading Dolphin Encounter tours.

Their passion for what we do is shared with the wider team at our operating base.  Our Cafe Team are a focussed group of hospitality professionals who will ensure you enjoy great food and drink.  Our dedicated and experienced Customer Service Team and Support Crew will also ensure that your visit is a friendly and memorable one!

We look forward to welcoming you!

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Skipper

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Skipper

Cullen

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Gary

Skipper

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Skipper

Gary

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Skipper

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Skipper

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Skipper/Guide

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Skipper/Guide

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Skipper

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Skipper

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Shannon

Skipper/Guide

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Skipper/Guide

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Tracy

Skipper & Head Guide

Tracy Cooper

Skipper & Head Guide

Tracy

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Chantal

Guide & H&S Officer

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Guide & H&S Officer

Chantal

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Guide

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Guide

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Guide

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Guide

Tilly

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Robert

Guide

Robert

Guide

Robert

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Guide

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Guide

Tereza

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Guide

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Guide

Esther

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Harry

Guide

Harry

Guide

Harry

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Caroline

Guide

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Guide

Caroline

Support Team

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Ruby

General Hand & Flexible Friend!

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General Hand & Flexible Friend!

Ruby

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Nick

General Hand & Flexible Friend!

Nick

General Hand & Flexible Friend!

Nick

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Housekeeper

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Housekeeper

Meril

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Support Team Member

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Support Team Member

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Serena

Support Team Member

Serena

Support Team Member

Serena

Encounter Cafe Team

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Head Chef

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Head Chef

Pete

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Lena

Chef

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Chef

Lena

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Nico

Chef

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Chef

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Carl

Chef

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Chef

Carl

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Sariah

Cook

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Cook

Sariah

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Bridget

Baker

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Baker

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Kitchen Assistant

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Kitchen Assistant

Wei Yee

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Melissa

Kitchen Hand

Melissa

Kitchen Hand

Melissa

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Amelia

Student Team Member

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Student Team Member

Amelia

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FOH Team Leader

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FOH Team Leader

Nathalie

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Kylie

FOH Team Leader

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FOH Team Leader

Kylie

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FOH Shift Leader

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Syriely

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FOH Shift Leader

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FOH Shift Leader

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Rob

FOH Shift Leader

Rob

FOH Shift Leader

Rob

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Student Team Member

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Student Team Member

Grace

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FOH Team Member

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FOH Team Member

Simona

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Mia Rose

Student Team Member

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Student Team Member

Mia Rose

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Guadalupe

FOH Team Member

Guadalupe

FOH Team Member

Guadalupe

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Suzy

Versatile Cafe Team Member

Suzy

Versatile Cafe Team Member

Suzy

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Sam

FOH Team Member

Sam

FOH Team Member

Sam

Customer Service Team

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Joanna

Customer Service Supervisor

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Customer Service Supervisor

Joanna

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Leigh

Reservations Supervisor & Guide

Leigh

Reservations Supervisor & Guide

Leigh

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Nathalie

Customer Service & Cafe

Natalie

Customer Service & Cafe

Nathalie

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Alicja

Customer Service & Cafe

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Customer Service & Cafe

Alicja

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Mawhi

Customer Service Team Member

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Customer Service Team Member

Mawhi

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Huifang

Customer Service & Cafe

Huifang

Customer Service & Cafe

Huifang

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Megan

Customer Service Shift Leader

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Customer Service Shift Leader

Megan

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Asana

Customer Service Team Member

Asana

Customer Service Team Member

Asana

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Eden

Customer Service Shift Leader

Eden

Customer Service Shift Leader

Eden

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Lesley

Retail Manager

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Retail Manager

Lesley

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Heather

Retail Superstar

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Retail Superstar

Heather