Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruises and Otago Harbour Ferry. Pick one of 3 departure times - 10:15, 1:15, or 4:00, and come out for the sightseeing tour of a lifetime! Enjoy stunning views and epic wildlife on the new (2018), custom-made boat The Sootychaser.  Enjoy interactive narration by your experienced guide throughout the tour, as you keep an eye out for some of the rarest animals in the wild in New Zealand!  You'll get stunning views of Quarantine Island, Port Chalmers, and of course Taiaroa Head from inside the heated the cabin of the Sootychaser, or off the open back where you can feel the sun and breeze.

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruises and Otago Harbour Ferry - Dunedin, New Zealand

Ferry Service
Duration:1.5 to 2 hrs
Price: Starting from $90.00 per person

Pick one of 3 departure times - 10:15, 1:15, or 4:00, and come out for the sightseeing tour of a lifetime!

Enjoy stunning views and epic wildlife on the new (2018), custom-made boat The Sootychaser.  Enjoy interactive narration by your experienced guide throughout the tour, as you keep an eye out for some of the rarest animals in the wild in New Zealand!  You'll get stunning views of Quarantine Island, Port Chalmers, and of course Taiaroa Head from inside the heated the cabin of the Sootychaser, or off the open back where you can feel the sun and breeze.

Pick one of 3 departure times - 10:15, 1:15, or 4:00, and come out for the sightseeing tour of a lifetime!

Enjoy stunning views and epic wildlife on the new (2018), custom-made boat The Sootychaser.  Enjoy interactive narration by your experienced guide throughout the tour, as you keep an eye out for some of the rarest animals in the wild in New Zealand!  You'll get stunning views of Quarantine Island, Port Chalmers, and of course Taiaroa Head from inside the heated the cabin of the Sootychaser, or off the open back where you can feel the sun and breeze.

We'll meet you at Portobello Wharf, an easy to access location with plenty of parking, and a nearby cafe, pub, and bus stop.  After checking in with our office staff, you'll board our brand-new boat, The Sootychaser.  Constructed in 2018, the Sootychaser is a top-of the line boat boat designed for comfortable and exciting wildlife viewing.  It has plenty of seating both inside the heated cabin, and outside on its rear deck.

From Portobello, we'll jet across the harbour, swinging close by Quarantine Island, to Back Beach and Careys Bay - where there's always  interesting ships and wildlife if you know where to look! 

From there, we'll go to the mouth of the harbour, and around Taiaroa Head - the only mainland nesting grounds of the Northern Royal Albatross.  Along the way you're likely to see other species of albatross, oystercatchers, fur seals, sea lions, sooty shearwaters, penguins, and much more! 

From Taiaroa Head, we'll take a leisurely pace back to the Portobello wharf, keeping an eye out for any additional wildlife along the way.


Total time on the tour is roughly two hours, and is an experience you'll never forget!

 

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