Our half-Day 'wildlife packed' tour to the beautiful Otago Peninsula is conducted in the afternoon/evening to coincide with lots of animal activity and the arrival home from the sea of penguins. The tour provides absolutely unrivalled wildlife viewing, particularly within our conservation area - See the effects of our penguin conservation and know that your visit contributes to their ongoing conservation effort. Tour options below
Peninsula Encounters Tour
A multi-award winning scheduled tour in the afternoon/evening to the Otago Peninsula, combines tourism and conservation in a symbiotic relationship. Tours depart daily to provide unrivalled wildlife viewing of estuarine and marine wildlife including: Royal Albatross, Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins and a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals with a further 25-30 other species seen during the experience. Close up unobtrusive viewing from beach locations and strategically placed observation hides is guaranteed.
NOTE: A special timetable applies to two peninsula accommodators on the Cape Saunders road. These are Kaimata and Mackﾒs cabin please contact us regarding the pickup times from these.
The Peninsula encounters tour has three alternative options, which add diversity to the experience. These include a Taiaroa head boat cruise aboard the 'Monarch', an Albatross breeding area tour conducted by the Royal Albatross Centre or a full day, and our MAX tour combining all of the above.
Forward bookings essential.
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