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Monarch Wildlife Cruises 

Our Vision

To be New Zealand's best boat-based wildlife experience.

Our Mission

To operate a profitable and sustainable business -economically, environmentally and socially- which is enriching for our staff
and which consistently delivers a quality and memorable customer experience, exceeding their expectations.

Our Company

In 1985 Monarch Wildlife Cruises was started  by Colleen and Alex Black.

In 2002 John and Jenny Milburn became owner operators and built the business to over 20 000 passengers a year.

In 2013 Neil Harraway and Anita Chan bought the Monarch business, and aim to continue the great work of the Blacks and the Milburns.

Cancellation Policy

Monarch Wildlife Ltd will provide a full refund or credit for cancellations if made more than 24 hours prior to you trip.

We reserve the right to charge up to 100% for bookings cancelled within 24 hours, or for no-shows.

Should Monarch Wildlife Ltd cancel for any reason, such as inclement weather, Monarch Widlife Ltd will provide either a full refund or will reschedule your tour option.

We reserve the right to cancel or alter any cruise, service or price.