Up to 7 days
This tour combines a cruise of the beautiful Otago Harbour, a one hour wildlife cruise of the Otago Peninsula viewing Albatross, New Zealand Fur Seals and up to 20 species of bird and marine life, together with a scenic drive along the Otago Peninsula enjoying spectacular harbour and ocean views.
The wildlife cruise with unrivalled viewing of the exciting diversity of wildlife which abounds around Tairaoa Head on the Otago Peninsula including the only mainland nesting place for Northern Royal Albatross in the world. You will also see New Zealand Fur Seals, rarely seen ocean birds, including other species of albatross; you may also see penguins, dolphins, sea lions and other marine mammals in their natural environment. The cruise includes commentary which includes details of the fascinating history and geology of the area.
Transfer from cruise to coach to conclude your tour by returning to Dunedin by road travelling along the scenic Otago Peninsula. You will enjoy spectacular harbour and ocean views throughout the journey.
Meeting details – your Cruise Ship will come into Port Chalmers, once you disembark you will see the Dunedin i-Site marquee which will be on the wharf within 100m walk of the gangways. The buses will be departing from outside there please look for a “Monarch Wildlife” Bus, please get there around 09.10am for a 9.20am departure.