Peninsula Encounters - Standard tour - Penguins, Seals, Sea-lions and Albatross. Our knowledgeable guides deliver commentary of activity. Our private conservation area ensures exclusivity with brilliant opportunities to photograph Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins, a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals and other sea bird colonies.  At Taiaroa head from a cliff face we watch and observe Royal Albatross flying about the headland and from the ocean. A further 25-30 other estuarine and marine bird species are seen during the experience around the bays and lagoons. Duration Summer 6 - 6.5 hours    Winter 5 - 5.5 hour Tour Requirements Walking is required. The walk requires basic fitness as the terrain is hilly farm land, sandy beaches and stairways. Availability This tour is not available to cruise-ship passengers. All year (except - Not available 25 and 31 December)

Peninsula Encounters - Standard tour - Penguins, Seals, Sea-lions and Albatross - Dunedin, New Zealand

Adventure Tour
Duration:5.5 to 6.5 hrs
Price: Starting from $122.00 per person

Our knowledgeable guides deliver commentary of activity. Our private conservation area ensures exclusivity with brilliant opportunities to photograph Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins, a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals and other sea bird colonies.  At Taiaroa head from a cliff face we watch and observe Royal Albatross flying about the headland and from the ocean. A further 25-30 other estuarine and marine bird species are seen during the experience around the bays and lagoons.

Duration
Summer 6 - 6.5 hours    Winter 5 - 5.5 hour

Tour Requirements
Walking is required. The walk requires basic fitness as the terrain is hilly farm land, sandy beaches and stairways.

Availability
This tour is not available to cruise-ship passengers.
All year (except - Not available 25 and 31 December)

Our knowledgeable guides deliver commentary of activity. Our private conservation area ensures exclusivity with brilliant opportunities to photograph Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins, a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals and other sea bird colonies.  At Taiaroa head from a cliff face we watch and observe Royal Albatross flying about the headland and from the ocean. A further 25-30 other estuarine and marine bird species are seen during the experience around the bays and lagoons.

Duration
Summer 6 - 6.5 hours    Winter 5 - 5.5 hour

Tour Requirements
Walking is required. The walk requires basic fitness as the terrain is hilly farm land, sandy beaches and stairways.

Availability
This tour is not available to cruise-ship passengers.
All year (except - Not available 25 and 31 December)

This is our most popular and multi-award winning tour, departing daily from Dunedin city in the afternoon to visit the beautiful Otago Peninsula and its wildlife 'hotspots'. The tour caters for small groups providing a glimpse into the world of tourism and conservation working in a symbiotic relationship for the benefit of the wildlife providing absolutely unrivalled viewing of estuarine and marine wildlife.

Our knowledgeable guides deliver commentary of activity being viewed and visit isolated places inaccessible to others providing the best possible viewing of unique peninsula wildlife.  Our private conservation area ensures exclusivity with brilliant opportunities to photograph Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins, a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals and other sea bird colonies.  At Taiaroa head from a cliff face we watch and observe Royal Albatross flying about the headland and to and fro from the ocean. A further 25-30 other estuarine and marine bird species are seen during the experience around the bays and lagoons.

Within our conservation area close up unobtrusive viewing from beach locations and strategically placed observation hides is guaranteed.  Most days Albatross are seen flying at Taiaroa headland, with a greater opportunity from our conservation area strategic observation point to see many other pelagic sea bird species flying close, including numerous petrel and shearwater species, and up to five other Albatross species are regularly seen and identified.

Duration

Summer 6 - 6.5 hours    Winter 5 - 5.5 hours

Availability 

All year (except - Not available 25 and 31 December)

 

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