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NEW! – Southern Nature Photo Safari

April 17, 2015
We’ve launched a new venture under the Monarch flag - an exclusive photographic tour we’re calling the Southern Nature Photo Safari. Our local [...] Read more…

What a SUMMER it has been!

March 13, 2015
High summer is now past in Dunedin – and it’s been great for wildlife and human visitors alike. It’s our busiest time of the year for visitors, [...] Read more…

A Monarch’s Year

October 29, 2014
Springtime 2014 – it’s an invigorating time of year on the Otago Peninsula and harbour. Not only is the grass growing very green and the lambs [...] Read more…

Get closer to unique southern ocean animals

Friendly local experts will guide you on our classic boat MV Monarch or from our buses, so you see the best of the Otago Peninsula and its wildlife - albatross, penguins, marine mammals, and ocean birds.

In addition to this wonderful wildlife we'll share the fascinating history and geology of the Dunedin area with you.

We are three-time New Zealand Tourism Award winners, operating since 1983, our passion is helping you enjoy our great outdoors. 



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