Evening Penguin Tour with Scenic 4WD transfers

Evening Penguin Tour with Scenic 4WD transfers

This is a wonderful option for people who wish to view our penguins returning to the bay to see them in the wild, viewing them naturally and undisturbed. Camouflage gear and binoculars are provided.

Take part in our monitoring program of nesting boxes during the tour as part of our conservation work. This gives you great insight into the life of a penguin and an opportunity to see the birds up-close.

This option includes pick-up at Akaroa with spectacular Scenic 4WD van ride to Pohatu with photo stop opportunities. Pet sheep will come running for treats.

This tour concentrates mostly on the Little penguin but other native and endemic birds may also be seen. e.g the Yellow Eyed Penguins who breed at the bay.

Tour length is approximately two and a half to three hours. Returns after dark. Note: The Evening penguin tour departure changes due to lengthening or shortening days so please check on the day our current departure time.

Tour Info

Tour Type: Guided Nature Tours & Walks
From: Akaroa to Akaroa
Price: From (NZD) $80 per person
Duration: 3 Hours
Tour Code: PMPEN

Inclusions

Hotel pick up
Camouflage gear & binoculars
Commentary about history and culture of the region
Plenty of photo opportunities
Learn about conservation of the penguins

Tour Departures

  • Frequency: Daily all year round – Please note you will not see penguins from Mid-February through to Mid-April
  • Departure Point: Wildside Booking Office, 8/2 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa
  • Departure Time: Due to the temperament of wild life the arrival times of the penguins can vary, departure time will be confirmed upon booking.
  • Duration:¬†3 hours
  • Return Details:¬†Original point of departure
  • Closed: Operates all year round

What To Bring

  • Walking Shoes
  • Camera
  • Warm clothing

Important Information

  • Minimum of 2 passengers required to operate
  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher
  • Child ages are 1-14 years inclusive

Tourism Affiliations

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Evening Penguin Tour with Scenic 4WD transfers
Sightseeing Tours
Tour Code: PMPEN
From (NZD) $80 per person
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