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Updated 8:40PM 17 October, 2019

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Delivering respectful encounters between mammals and humans

Dolphin Encounter Staff

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 Kaikoura area. They also share a passion for all oceanic wildlife that they encounter whilst leading Dolphin Encounter tours.

Your skippers & guides:

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Vic

Skipper

Vic v2

Skipper

Vic

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Cullen

Skipper

Cully

Skipper

Cullen

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Gary

Skipper

Gary Melville

Skipper

Gary

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Marina

Guide

Marina

Guide

Marina

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Maxx

Guide

Maxx

Guide

Maxx

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Mick

Skipper

Mick Dineen

Skipper

Mick

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Riona

Guide

Riona

Guide

Riona

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Tracy

Skipper & Guide

Tracy Cooper

Skipper & Guide

Tracy

Tracy started at Dolphin Encounter back in 2005. She has a degree in Environmental Science and has worked on research projects around the world including the Falkland Islands, Borneo and Hong Kong.

During her free time she likes the challenges of exploring the outdoors with weekends away spent climbing mountains and tramping. Tracy also enjoys travelling and has hitch-hiked through the Amazon with Antarctica standing out as her favorite place.

Encounter Café Staff

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Anna

Cafe

Anna

Cafe

Anna

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Pete

Head Chef

Pete

Head Chef

Pete

Reservations

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Andreanna

Andreanna

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Leigh

Leigh

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Natalie

Natalie