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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Wildlife Cruise & Royal Albatross Centre

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A must-do for nature lovers! While your cruise ship is berthed in Port Chalmers, join us for a tour of Dunedin City and the Otago Peninsula followed by a wildlife cruise of the Otago Harbour which showcases a host of marine animals along with a fully guided tour of the Royal Albatross Centre with viewings of the rare Royal Albatross.

What You'll Get

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Pass By: Port Chalmers Wharf, 19 Beach Street, Port Chalmers 9023, New Zealand

Your bus will depart from Port Chalmers to Dunedin City via spectacular scenery of the Otago Peninsula.

Stop At: The Octagon, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

Enjoy an entertaining and scenically beautiful tour of the city. The tour will include the famous Otago University, Botanical Gardens, historic buildings, cathedrals, stately homes, and the world’s steepest street with lots of photo opportunities. Stop at the Octagon in the central city where there will be time to get some lunch (optional extra) and explore the central city's shops.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Monarch Wildlife Cruises - Wellers Rock Wharf, 813 Harington Point Road, Otakou 9077, New Zealand

Arrive at Wellers Rock and join the Monarch Wildlife Cruise: a one hour cruise around the heads of the Otago Peninsula where Royal Albatross can be viewed along with a host of marine animals including fur seals, dolphins, and little blue penguins.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Royal Albatross Centre, 1260 Harington Point Rd, Dunedin New Zealand

Explore the Royal Albatross Centre based on the Otago Peninsula. There will be time for lunch (optional extra) in the centres cafe’s. After lunch you will join a 60 minute unique guided tour, where you can view the Royal Albatross and learn more about these magnificent birds and the history of this region of New Zealand. Witness fascinating social behaviour of this breeding colony and have the chance to be awed by the soaring three metre wingspan of the birds flying above. Tour includes a short film and colony viewing from an exclusive observatory. After your visit, you will return to Port Chalmers to board your cruise ship.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver/guide
  • Monarch Wildlife Cruise
  • Entrance Fees & Guided Tours
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Monarch Wildlife Cruises - Wellers Rock Wharf
  • Entry/Admission - The Royal Albatross Centre

  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities

7 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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