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Elm Wildlife Tours

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Viewing a New Zealand sea lion
Viewing a New Zealand sea lion
photo by: Shaun Templeton

This multi-award winning family company is based in Dunedin on the South Island of New Zealand and presents absolutely unrivalled sustainable Nature and Wildlife experiences of Otago Peninsula and the southeastern Coast.The half-Day 'wildlife packed' tour to the beautiful Otago Peninsula is conducted in the afternoon/evening to coincide with lots of animal activity and the arrival home from the sea of penguins. Sealions can be seen on the private beach area that Elm uses for their tours and closeup viewing of these animals is an experience not to be missed. more..

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tel:03 4544121
openingHours:8am til 8pm
url:www.elmwildlifetours.co.nz
address:Dunedin I-Site
email:tours@elmwildlifetours.co.nz

Portobello Aquarium

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Also know as the Portobello Marine Laboratory or NZ Marine Studies Centre and Westpac Aquarium. This facility is owned and operated by the Otago University. The Aquarium is open to the public and is well worth a visit. The aquarium includes a 'hands on' section where you can touch several types of sea creatures from seastars to camouflage crabs. Many types of fish and other creatures are on display - eg octopus, seahorses, sharks, blue cod. The main feedings are twice per week and well worth seeing if you're visiting on those days - check with the centre to find out the current more..

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openings:Open daily. 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
address:Hatchery Rd, Portobello, Dunedin
tel:+64 3 479 5826
email:marine-studies@otago.ac.nz
zipcode:www.marine.ac.nz

Larnach Castle

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Larnach Castle, NZ's only remaining Castle*, is situated high on the beautiful and scenic Otago Peninsula. Climb to the top of the Castle tower for 360 degree panoramic views from 1000 feet above sea level. From your high vantage point you can see the Pacific Ocean, Otago Harbour and Peninsula, Dunedin City, The site of the Royal Albatross Colony, Yellow-Eyed Penguin nesting areas, Port Chalmers where cruise ships often visit and splendid, breathtaking vistas of the surrounding countryside.

* Cargill's Castle is in disrepair, but can be seen from the road above St Clair.

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email:larnach@larnachcastle.co.nz
address:Camp Road, Dunedin
url:www.larnachcastle.co.nz
tel:+64 3 4761616

Royal Albatross Colony

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The world's only mainland albatross colony. Originally this was a Maori pa, but after fortification in the 1880s, Taiaroa Head is occupied by the Northern Royal Albatross, a colossal bird that can reach a wingspan of up to three meters! . Experienced guides from the Royal Albatross Centre can tell you all about this majestic bird. Also dont miss the historic Fort Taiaroa.

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email:albatros@es.co.nz
address:Taiaroa Head
tel:+64 3 478-0499

Taieri Gorge Railway

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email:reserve@taieri.co.nz
address:Anzac Avenue
url:www.taieri.co.nz
tel:+64 3 477-4449

Monarch Wildlife Cruises

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Step aboard "Monarch" and cruise Dunedin's sheltered harbour which abounds with wildlife, sparkles with scenic beauty, gems of geology and a colourful cultural heritage from the days of the earliest Polynesian settlers. At the harbour entrance greet magnificent Albatross as it sweeps in from the vast Pacific Ocean and soars above the specacular inaccessible cliffs of Taiaroa. These enscarpments are alive with eight other species of nesting seabirds and fur seal families romp on the rocks below. Double NZ Tourism Award Winner. Variety of daily excursions from 1 to 8 hours more..

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email:monarch@wildlife.co.nz
address:Corner Wharf & Fryatt Streets , Dunedin
url:www.wildlife.co.nz
tel:+64 34774276
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