The Mission Statement For Encounter Kaikoura
To provide a quality experience that:
- Imparts an awareness and appreciation of the dusky dolphin, its characteristics, behavioural patterns and biology.
- Provides an understanding of the unique undersea features that are pivotal to the existence of the prolific marine life off the Kaikoura Coast.
- Draws the visitor's attention to threats posed by man to the marine mammal's environment worldwide, illustrated with examples and any relevant up to date information.
- Motivates those who participate to take action in working to protect the wellbeing of the world’s natural marine environment and its inhabitants.