Absolutely unrivalled wildlife viewing...
Spend a late afternoon watching yellow-eyed penguins as they arrive home from the sea. Watch the majestic albatross soar overhead. Get up close to Sea Lions.
- all on our multi award-winning 5-6 hour 'wildlife packed' tours on the beautiful Otago Peninsula .
You'll see a lot of animal activity, particularly the late afternoon arrival home from the sea of yellow-eyed penguins on our 5 to 6 hour 'wildlife packed' tour on the beautiful Otago Peninsula. The Peninsula encounters tour operates during the late afternoon/evening to coincide with great penguin, sea lion and seal activity which will provide you with absolutely unrivalled wildlife viewing, particularly within our conservation area and has been the highlight of many travellers visit to New Zealand. Join us to see the growth effects of our penguin conservation endeavours, knowing that your visit has contributed to the ongoing conservation effort. Consider a Larnach castle accommodation package combining our wildlife tour.
*valid 1/10/2013 - 30/9/2014
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Peninsula Encounters tour departure times vary throughout the year (from 12:45pm mid winter to 3.30pm mid-summer) to coincide with changing animal activity and daylight hours. Departure times can be confirmed when making reservations. Participants will be collected from, and returned to any City or Peninsula accommodation, the Dunedin Visitor centre (26 Princes street) or arranged points on route. Tour duration is 5.5 - 6.5 hours depending on animal behaviours and season.
NOTE: Total wildlife tour (ETT) duration 8.5 hours with pickup time 1.20pm New Zealand Daylight time