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Dunedin Wildlife Cruise and Portobello Village-Cruise Ship Passenger-Half Day

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On the wildlife cruise part of your tour we go in search of albatross, seals, penguins and many other species. We usually see between 12 and 18 species of animal. You will be given a wildlife sheet before you leave us so you can remember all ofthe animals youve seen.
We aim to get close and low with the animals.
The vessel is fast, comfortable and a custom build.
There is a bathroom onboard and a heated cabin.

Your free time in Portobello can be spent however you like. By hiring an electric bicycle to explore the area more fully, a museum visit, shopping in the local village or by strolling and picnicking. You have plenty of time to enjoy it.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Otago Peninsula Museum and Historical Society, 17 Harrington Point Road, Portobello, Portobello, Dunedin New Zealand

Browse the artifacts, talk to the museum keeper, and learn the local maritime history including that of the nearby hulks (shipwrecks), which you will see as we pass by, on the boat on our way to Portobello

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Taiaroa Head, Harington Point 9077, New Zealand

By boat we circle the headland looking for albatross that nest here, seals, penguins and many other marine animals and birds.
We stay on the vessel the whole time.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

Scenery, shops, walk the flat, easy and interesting heritage trail. Stop and read the plaques that will tell you of the history of the area.
Have free time to visit the local shops and see the displays of traditional Maori carvings being made and other local arts.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

We hire electric bicycles from our boatshed at Portobello (must book bicycle by contacting us, before tour departure).
Places to cycle are plentiful. Go to the nearby village, harbourside headlands, wetlands to see wild birds or the the hidden beach of Allans Beach.
Bicycle hire is at extra charge of $70 per person.
If youd like to hire one, please contact us prior to tour departure time with your height.

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Must be somewhat mobile as there is an element of walking involved. It is flat and easy with good pathways.There is also a step down into the boat (300mm) that the traveler must be capable of using, to get onboard the vessel. .
  • 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 12 travelers
  • Snacks - You will receive a snack pack to enjoy at your leisure (included).You will have enough time to have lunch at Portobello at one of the restaurants or cafes (own cost).
  • Binoculars
  • Wildlife information sheet
  • Entry/Admission - Otago Peninsula Museum and Historical Society
  • Entry/Admission - Taiaroa Head
  • Entry/Admission - Otago Peninsula

  • Use of bicycle
  • Entry/Admission - Otago Peninsula

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please wait at Cruise Ship Terminal Building in the tour waiting area. Your driver will be holding up a purple sign reading "Port To Port Cruises and Wildlife Tours".

Port Chalmers

Departure Time
10:00 AM

5 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.