Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

Explore native forests, experience spectacular coastlines, watch for seals, sea lions, albatross and other seabirds with an ex DoC Ranger. Complete your day by marvelling at little penguins returning home for the night.

This tour is designed for those who want to get a deeper insight into Dunedin's iconic wildlife and wilderness landscapes, guided by an expert who has decades of wildlife management experience.

per adult from




6 to 7 hours


Hotel pickup available


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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Binoculars
    • Snacks - Snacks and Hot Soup are provided
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Accommodation pick up/drop off is available
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Penguins Pukekura
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Woodhaugh Gardens, George Street, Dunedin New Zealand

      We start with two short walks through incredibly rich and diverse forests. Understand flora evolution in a unique New Zealand context.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Dunedin Beach, Dunedin New Zealand

      Visit Allan's Beach for a beautiful evening beach walk with the chance of encountering some New Zealand Seals or Sea Lions.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Taiaroa Head, Otago 9077, New Zealand

      Head to where Lyndon spent thirty years as a Conservation Ranger and learn about some of our unique and plentiful Otago Peninsula locals. Here we watch for albatross and other seabird species flying over us

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Blue Penguins Pukekura, 1260 Harington Point Road, Harington Point 9077, New Zealand

      At dusk we watch the smallest penguin in the world emerge from the sea before the head to their nests.

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We will collect you from either your Hotel or outside the Dunedin i-SITE at 50 The Octagon. Please arrive just prior to the departure time. Contact us directly for Hotel Pick Up times.
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
      • Face masks are available on our vans
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Horizon Tours

    Activity ID: V-90921P8

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