|Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hour. Experience unrivalled viewing of the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on Otago Peninsula's spectacular Taiaroa Head|
Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hour
- Otago Peninsula - Taiaroa Head
Price: Starting from NZ $49.00 per person
An unforgettable experience awaits; be fascinated and exhilarated with the wealth of wildlife and the dramatic views of Taiaroa Head and the South Pacific Ocean up close.
Experience unrivalled viewing of the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on Otago Peninsula's spectacular Taiaroa Head. Visit the world's only mainland nesting place for Northern Royal Albatross, a colony of New Zealand Fur Seals, and eight other nesting bird species.
See what cannot be seen from land. Look out for dolphins swimming alongside the boat, sea lions and an array of rarely seen ocean birds, other species of albatross and penguins, all in their natural environment.
Tours are fully guided with informative commentaries, and fact sheets, jackets and binoculars are provided to enhance your wildlife experience.
The Otago Peninsula was described by internationally acclaimed environmentalist Dr David Bellamy as "the finest example of eco tourism in the world", and Monarch Wildlife Cruises are the best way to experience this.
Summer - October to early April
10.30am, 12pm, 2.00pm, 3.15pm and 4.30pm
Winter - early April to September
2.30 (3.30 as required)
Cruises depart from Wellers Rock Wharf situated on the Otago Peninsula, 45 minutes drive from Dunedin City.
Operating since 1983, Monarch Wildlife Cruises is a three times New Zealand Tourism award winner, Qualmark Enviro-Bronze endorsed, certificate of Excellence three consecutive years from Tripadvisor and member of the NZ Birding Network.
Wellers Rock Wharf
Captain Eady's Lookout
- Bed and Breakfast.
Set in Portobello, 1.2 km from New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, Captain Eady's Lookout has a garden and a terrace....