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Wildlife Cruise (T1)

Short cruises departing daily from Wellers Rock Wharf!

Wildlife Cruise (T1):

Adult: $53
Child: $22 (5-14yrs)

Tour departs from:
Wellers Rock Wharf 

Summer:
10:00am (90 mins)
12:00pm (60 mins)
02:00pm (60 mins)
03:15pm (60 mins)
04:30pm (60 mins)
 

Winter:
2:30pm (60 mins)


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Welcome aboard the MV Monarch!

Our crew give you a full commentary about the wildlife, history and geology as the boat explores
the stunningly beautiful and rugged coastline close to the entrance of the Otago Harbour.

You will see uninterrupted views of the world's only mainland nesting place of albatross.
You may be lucky enough to see the Northern Royals soaring and banking on three metre wings.

Watch the NZ Furseals breed, fight and play on the rocks around their breeding rookeries.
The endangered and impressive NZ Sealions are returning to the sandy beaches around the area.    

Out at sea you can spot rarely seen ocean birds including other albatross species and petrels, and you may 
see penguins, dolphins and other marine mammals.

Don't be put off by cold, damp or windy days, the local wildlife love it - we often see more activity in a cool southerly wind!


Wildlife Cruises are also included in all of our half day and full day tour options.

 

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Own transport is required.

Half & full day tour options available if you don't have a vehicle.


Departs from Wellers Rock Wharf (Otago Peninsula).

45 - 60 min drive from Dunedin city - report to our ticket office 15 mins prior to departure.

 

This cruise is suitable for people with limited mobility.

Please call or email before booking if you have any concerns.


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What else you should know...

 

For more information visit our FAQ page.

 

We will be expecting you at Wellers Rock on the Otago Peninsula!