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Cruise Ship Excursion Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula provided by Horizon Tours

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  • 1
    Otago Peninsula
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 2
    Hooper's Inlet Shed
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Allans Beach
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Taiaroa Head
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Light Lunch
  • Water
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Taiaroa Head
Exclusions
  • While we endeavour to show you many animals along the way, they might have different ideas! We cannot guarantee seeing all species.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear closed-toed footwear and comfortable clothing
  • Dunedin is often windy and sometimes a wet city, we operate in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Lunch, snacks, tea and coffee are provided on this tour
  • Medium level of fitness required, 20-30 minute walks included.
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jeannie B wrote a review Apr 2020
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Our day with Horizon Tours was the highlight of our cruise to New Zealand. Lyndon was waiting for us in the Port Chalmers cruise terminal, and James soon joined us and our group headed out in two very comfortable vans. While Dunedin is a charming town, we were more interested
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Response from Kylie R, Owner at Cruise Ship Excursion Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula
Responded 4 weeks ago
Kia ora! Thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased to hear that we gave you a fantastic day here in Dunedin, and once we can all travel again, it would be great to see you down this way again! Nga mihi, The Horizon Tours Whanau, (family)
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TamKL wrote a review Mar 2020
Hertfordshire22 contributions
James is a star. He makes you feel welcome from the start. I loved hearing about his Maori culture. He remember everyone's names from the start. You can tell he is passionate about his job and sharing his knowlegde of Mauri culture and the wildlife in the area. We saw many sea
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Kylie R, Owner at Cruise Ship Excursion Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula
Responded 15 Mar 2020
Kia ora! Thank you for your review. James is a star, that's why I married him lol! We love to share with our guests what we love about living in Dunedin, and of course being Maori. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Nga mihi The Horizon Tours Whanau, (family)
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Brian M wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
Lyndon was so able to share his knowledge and experiences of surrounding Dunedin plus the bird life, sea lions, seals and flora - we were kept in awe of the wide variety of things to see. The beautiful lunch prepared by his wife was delicious and greatly appreciated. We highly
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Kylie R, Owner at Cruise Ship Excursion Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula
Responded 15 Mar 2020
Kia ora! Thank you so much for your review. We love to show people the Peninsula because of all the reasons you state here. There is so much to see! We are very glad you enjoyed the lunch too. Nga mihi The Horizon Tours Whanau, (family)
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Lizzie L wrote a review Feb 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand1 contribution
Lyndon was an amazing tour guide who was not only knowledgable but friendly as well. I have lived in Dunedin for three years and have never seen such beautiful parts of the city like that. We saw amazing birds, views, and other cultural sites. An unparalleled experience which I
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Kylie R, Owner at Cruise Ship Excursion Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Kia ora Lizzie, Thanks so much for your review. We do like to show people our beautiful city, and even better is the chance to show Dunedin dwellers what is essentially their backyard! We are very lucky. Your recommendation means a lot to us. Nga mihi, The Horizon Tours Whanau, (family)
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James wrote a review Feb 2020
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As a New Zealander who has lived in Dunedin for 4 years, this was an eye-opening experience. Would fully recommend to anyone from anywhere. They had great knowledge and appreciation of the culture and heritage of the Peninsula.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Kylie R, Owner at Cruise Ship Excursion Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Kia ora Jimmy, Thank you so much for your review. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Nga mihi, The Horizon Tours Whanau, (family)
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Lindseyfamily
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great day in Dunedin with our expert guide
excellent day, enjoyed it immensily. saw sea lions and fur seals. a trip to the beach we saw a young pup on the pat
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Bill L
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We met Lyndon Perreman at the downtown Dunedin tour agency and they set me up with a half day tour with Horizon tours.
five star..... if your not booking this tour ahead of time , you will miss out having been on 35 cruises its a real
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Pris0802
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Fun and professional tour!
The day tour with Lyndon and James was really great! Lyndon explained a lot and in a very entertaining way about th
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Heather E
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Great Day in Dunedin with James
We loved our day with James showing us all the highlights of Dunedin. He collected us from our cruise ship The Ce
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marcgO9204LO
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10/10 tour!
This was, by far, the best tour of a city and surrounding area. Very perfessional operator with all bases covered,
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3and3more
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Super guide, great tour
James, our guide, was so personable and concerned that we were comfortable and had time to see the things we wanted
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raneyh2017
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Wildlife and culture tour in the Ortega peninsula
This was the BEST tour we experienced in New Zealand!! Lyndon made the tour so much fun. We saw the albatross, sea
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Kara M
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Very amazing tour!!
I have been to Dunedin for many times but never went to the Peninsula because I heard the driving is not easy, I f
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alesha01
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Amazing, in-depth and knowledgable
Lived in Dunedin for many years, took this tour and it was a completely different and incredible experience! Lyndon
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ScottSomerville70
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Amazing experience
Short version: This company is great. Don’t hesitate to go on a tour or two with them, you won’t regret it! Longer
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Pathfinder642712
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Fab tour with James
Just got off an amazing tour booked last minute with James. He was friendly, accommodating from the start. He was k
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jazzamm
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Thank you James and Kylie
Lyndon the naturalist for this tour was sick on the day of our tour and we were given a choice of going the followi
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jacobrossmurphy
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Wildlife Tour Packed with Biology and Culture
I went on the Twilight Wildlife Tour with a group when I was visiting Dunedin and had an incredible time. On one ha
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Larrykin2020
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5+++ tour-highly recommended to kiwis and tourist alike!
Had a fantastic evening with tour guide Lyndon. This tour covers everything you want to see re wildlife. We saw alb
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Gfd2001brazil
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One of the best experiences of my life
The tour is very good, beautiful views, nice dinner, awesome activities and on top of that the tour guy was amazing
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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