Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours


Monarch have been operating on the Otago Harbour for over 30 years. They offer fantastic tour options designed to suit the interests and schedule of all visitors to Dunedin.

Several short Wildlife Cruises depart daily from Wellers Rock Wharf on the Otago Peninsula. Delegates must provide their own transport from Dunedin City (45 minute drive).

Fully guided half day and full day tour options are ideal for delegates who require transportation from the city.


Half Day Tours

Cruise one-way down the beautiful harbour, bus the other way along the Otago Peninsula. Hear about Dunedin's rich Maori and European history.

Experience their fascinating Wildlife Cruise around Taiaroa Head and discover the unique wildlife of the southern ocean and coastline.

Departs from 20 Fryatt Str, Dunedin office/wharf at: 08:30am - 12:30pm or 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Wildlife Cruises

Breathe fresh sea air, feel the sturdy boat rise over the waves of the southern ocean.

See royan albatross bank and soar as they return to the world's only mainland nesting colony.

Watch other seabirds wheel and furseals brawl, play or sprawl. You might be lucky and see dolphins or the large and rare NZ sealion.

Departs from Wellers Rock wharf at 10am (90 Minutes) 12pm, 2pm, 3:15pm or 4:30 (60 minutes)




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