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other-wildlife3Undoubtedly the biggest highlights of tours and cruises with Black Cat are the diversity of marine wildlife our passengers get a chance to encounter, some quite close at hand.

From the up-close and personal experience of swimming with Hector’s dolphins, to the sightings of whales, penguins, fur seals and a wide range of impressive sea birds, experiencing the natural beauty of New Zealand’s marine wildlife is always impressive.

On these pages we have shared some facts about this fascinating collection wildlife – from an in depth look at the rare, NZ native Hector’s dolphin, through to an overview of the sea birds most commonly seen around the Banks Peninsula harbours.

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