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Wildlife Cruise, Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Stargazing, Rail Trail cycling & more!

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Wildlife Cruise, Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Stargazing, Rail Trail cycling & more!

Explore the stunningly beautiful and rugged coastline close to the entrance of the Otago Harbour with a full commentary about the wildlife, history and geology of the area. 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.
Adult $57 
Child $22 (5-14yrs)

Orokonui Ecosanctuary is the flagship biodiversity project for the South Island where multiple species of plants and animals are protected from predators. Home to some of the world's most fascinating and rare forest birds, reptiles and plants. Walk independently or enjoy the sights and sounds of this enchanting forest with one of the friendly expert guides.
Adult $20 Self-guided Discovery / or $35 for Highlights Guided Tour
Child $10 (5-18yrs) / or $18 for Highlights Guided Tour

Southern Skies Stargazing tour takes you on a journey of discovery to learn about the unique celestial features of the Southern sky, while also sharing stories and waiata (songs) about how Māori viewed the night sky. The Otago peninsula coastline provides a clear and breath-taking view of the night sky, along with a magical backdrop of coastal bird calls echoing across Hoopers inlet.
Adult $150

This 1-day cycle tour has you cycling through parts of the Taieri Gorge on the famous Otago Central Rail Trail. The trail is vehicle-free, has an easy gradient and takes you through amazing scenery, over viaducts and through tunnels. Your driver will transport you from Dunedin to Waipiata, highlighting points of interest along the way, where you can start the mainly downhill ride back to Hyde. Includes: cycle equipment, packed picnic lunch, itinerary and map, transport from Dunedin to Waipiata, transport from Hyde to Middlemarch then on to Dunedin.
Adult $295

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Prices are valid as at 01 Feb 21, but may vary depending on exchange rates and availability. The price guide shown is a per person from price and is based on low season travel (unless stated otherwise). Minimum numbers may apply. Closeout dates may apply. Tours and sightseeing are subject to change and operational capabilities, please ask your House of Travel consultant. Supplier: ANZ

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