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We have been operating cruises & tours on the Otago Harbour for over 30 years. 

Our fantastic tour options are designed to suit the interests and schedule of all visitors to Dunedin.
 

Several short Wildlife Cruises depart daily from Wellers Rock Wharf on the Otago Peninsula (self-drive option). 
 

Our fully guided half day and full day tour options are ideal for visitors who require transportation from the city. 

Enhance your tour with a visit to the Royal Albatross Centre, Blue Penguins Pukekura, Larnach Castle & Penguin Place.

 

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WILDLIFE CRUISE options

Short tour cruise options departing daily from Wellers Rock Wharf on the Otago Peninsula (45 minute drive from the city).
Own transport is required - see our half or full day options if you need transport.


Wildlife Cruise

Get closer to unique SOUTHERN OCEAN WILDLIFE!
Join our oceanic Wildlife Cruise at Wellers Rock Wharf.
Operating cruises for over 30 years.

  • Adults: $53.00
  • Children: $22.00

Double Albatross Combo

Maximise your Royal Albatross experience!
Special combo package including our Wildlife Cruise
& the Royal Albatross Centre's 60 minute Classic Tour.

  • Adults: $93.00
  • Children: $35.00

Yellow-eyed Penguin Combo

Penguins! Albatross! Furseals!
This combo includes Yellow-eyed Penguin Tour &
  Wildlife Cruise around the magical Taiaroa Head

  • Adults: $96.00
  • Children: $37.00

HALF DAY TOUR options

Several extended tours combining the Monarch Wildlife Cruise with other highlights and attractions on the Otago Peninsula.
Departing from 20 Fryatt St, Dunedin. Complimentary city accommodation pickup available


Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

See what can't be seen from land!
Harbour Cruise / Wildlife Cruise / Bus Tour
Complimentary city accommodation transfers

  • Adults: $92.00
  • Children: $35.00

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Penguin Place

Cruise the Otago Harbour & join our Wildlife Cruise,
visit Penguin Place for the Yellow-eyed Penguin Tour
then bus back via the scenic Otago Peninsula!

  • Adults: $148.00
  • Children: $55.00

Wildlife Cruise / Larnach Castle

Half day guided tour of New Zealands only castle
and scenic bus transfer to Wellers Rock Wharf
to join the Monarch Wildlife Cruise around Taiaroa Head.

  • Adults: $135.00
  • Children: $65.00

Wildlife Cruise / Larnach Castle / Penguin Place

Half day guided tour by bus including
visits to Larnach Castle and Penguin Place
plus a one hour Monarch Wildlife Cruise

  • Adults: $190.00
  • Children: $85.00

FULL DAY TOUR options

Comprehensive full day guided tours encompassing the best of the Otago Peninsula.
A big day out visiting places like the Royal Albatross Centre, Penguin Place, Larnach Castle, Monarch WIldlife Cruises and more! 
 

 

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Package

Dunedin's #1 full day WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE!
Monarch Wildlife Cruise + Albatross Centre
 Penguin Place + Otago Harbour Cruise & more!

  • Adults: $250.00
  • Children: $124.00

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Package with Larnach Castle

A full day tour with a guided visit to Larnach Castle
See Albatross soar, watch the young Fur-seals play
and view a rare Yellow-eyed Penguin, all in one day!

  • Adults: $290.00
  • Children: $140.00


Where will my cruise/tour start?


Wildlife Cruises:

Depart from Wellers Rock Wharf (Otago Peninsula)

Parking is readily available 

GPS: 824 Harington Pont Road

-45.797810, 170.716503

 

Half & Full Day Tours:

Depart from 20 Fryatt St, Dunedin

All day free parking in our carpark

-45.879008, 170.507207

City accommodation pickup/dropoff available