Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown of Dunedin and explore the lush landscape of Otago Peninsula in this half-day guided tour. Choose to get picked up from your hotel or from the Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre by a friendly local guide who will share a wealth of knowledge about the natural and social history of the Otago Peninsula. You will then be brought to a private conservation area where you can take amazing photos of Hooker’s sea lions, a species that primarily breeds on New Zealand’s subantarctic Auckland and Campbell islands. You’ll also get a chance to see rare yellow-eyed and blue penguins and fur seals in their natural habitat. The final stop of the tour is at the end of the peninsula at Taiaroa Head, where you can watch and observe flocks of royal albatross and other majestic seabirds cruising over the ocean.

Itinerary:

  • 1:00pm/1:30pm/3:00pm/3:30pm pick up from hotel or Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
  • Visit private conservation area
  • Visit fur seal & other sea bird colonies
  • Watch albatross at Taiaroa Head
  • Tour ends after 5.5-6.5 hours

What To Wear/Bring:

  • Warm and waterproof clothes
  • Walking shoes/boots with heavy tread
  • Snacks and water
  • Cash

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 5-14
  • Children aged 0-4 can join for free
  • Considerate amount of walking is involved, tour may not suit children aged 0-4
  • Carry packs are required if parents bring children aged 0-4, pushchairs/strollers are not suitable
  • Tour is not suitable for persons with walking disabilities and wheelchairs
  • Flash and close photography of wildlife are not allowed
  • Tours are available all year except 25 and 31 December

Departure Times:

  • 15 Nov-14 Feb: 3:30pm
  • 15 Feb-7 Apr: 3:00pm
  • 8 Apr-30 Apr: 1:30pm
  • 1 May-31 Aug: 1:00pm
  • 1 Sep-29 Sep: 1:30pm
  • 30 Sep-14 Nov: 3:00pm

Pick Up Information:

  • Please indicate your preferred pick up location (name and address of hotel in Dunedin or at the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre) in the space provided at the checkout page
  • Address: Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 50 The Octagon, Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand
  • How to get there: Two-minute walk from Downtown Dunedin (The Octagon)
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time and location in advance
  • Please be at your preferred pick up location at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
  • As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route

 

Otago Peninsula Half-Day Tour from Dunedin

Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown of Dunedin and explore the lush landscape of Otago Peninsula in this half-day guided tour. Choose to get picked up from your hotel or from the Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre by a friendly local guide who will share a wealth of knowledge about the natural and social history of the Otago Peninsula. You will then be brought to a private conservation area where you can take amazing photos of Hooker’s sea lions, a species that primarily breeds on New Zealand’s subantarctic Auckland and Campbell islands. You’ll also get a chance to see rare yellow-eyed and blue penguins and fur seals in their natural habitat. The final stop of the tour is at the end of the peninsula at Taiaroa Head, where you can watch and observe flocks of royal albatross and other majestic seabirds cruising over the ocean.

Itinerary:

  • 1:00pm/1:30pm/3:00pm/3:30pm pick up from hotel or Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
  • Visit private conservation area
  • Visit fur seal & other sea bird colonies
  • Watch albatross at Taiaroa Head
  • Tour ends after 5.5-6.5 hours

What To Wear/Bring:

  • Warm and waterproof clothes
  • Walking shoes/boots with heavy tread
  • Snacks and water
  • Cash

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 5-14
  • Children aged 0-4 can join for free
  • Considerate amount of walking is involved, tour may not suit children aged 0-4
  • Carry packs are required if parents bring children aged 0-4, pushchairs/strollers are not suitable
  • Tour is not suitable for persons with walking disabilities and wheelchairs
  • Flash and close photography of wildlife are not allowed
  • Tours are available all year except 25 and 31 December

Departure Times:

  • 15 Nov-14 Feb: 3:30pm
  • 15 Feb-7 Apr: 3:00pm
  • 8 Apr-30 Apr: 1:30pm
  • 1 May-31 Aug: 1:00pm
  • 1 Sep-29 Sep: 1:30pm
  • 30 Sep-14 Nov: 3:00pm

Pick Up Information:

  • Please indicate your preferred pick up location (name and address of hotel in Dunedin or at the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre) in the space provided at the checkout page
  • Address: Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 50 The Octagon, Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand
  • How to get there: Two-minute walk from Downtown Dunedin (The Octagon)
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time and location in advance
  • Please be at your preferred pick up location at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
  • As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route

 

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
  • Please read the terms and conditions below the website before you purchase
  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour

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