Ship's Blog

A New Season with New Attractions!

October 8, 2015
The seasons are turning from winter to summer through our usual tumultuous springtime – which is always great for the animals in our wild city of [...] Read more…

Paint & Polish

July 8, 2015
MV Monarch has been out of the water for its annual maintenance. The hull, superstructure, engine, wiring and all systems were checked for anything [...] Read more…

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…



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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