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Elm Wildlife Tours

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50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-454 4121
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A perfect adventure

When guide Donah gave out the long list of species we might encounter, I really didn't expect that... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
jilliandavid
Great experience

I am glad I opted for this tour. It was a wonderful wildlife experience with nice scenery, lots of... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Elm Wildlife Tours are the ultimate award winning New Zealand wildlife adventure. We guide small tour groups onto the Otago Peninsula, one of the world’s unique wildlife areas to experience a close encounter with some of the world’s rarest wildlife. Royal Albatross, Hookers Sea-lions, Blue Penguins, NZ fur-seals, Yellow-eyed penguins and some15-20 species of marine/wading birds can be seen around a tidal lagoon.Our private conservation area is the highlight of our tour.
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“fur seals” (169 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 3-454 4121

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Reviewed 3 days ago

When guide Donah gave out the long list of species we might encounter, I really didn't expect that we'd get so close to a perfect score. Nor that we'd be able to look right down on a seal nursery, see a yellow-eyed penguin nest both...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am glad I opted for this tour. It was a wonderful wildlife experience with nice scenery, lots of animal encounters and a very skilled/knowledgeable guide. Thank you!!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing tour, weather was cold and rainy, but it must have worked to our advantage as we saw Yellow-eyed penguins, little blue Penguins, fur seals, sea lions, royal albatross, and various other animals. The group size was perfect, not to big, and the tour guides...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Best tour ever! The guides were fantastic and passionate about the wildlife. It was great to experience the penguins and fur seals in the wild.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed our tour with Elm Wildlife Tours. The guide gave a lot of information and knew a lot about the local wildlife. She also had some great stories and was really enthousiastic. On our tour we saw a lot of animals! We came...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did Elm's shore excursion tour when visiting Dunedin on a cruise just after Christmas 2017. We had a great time with our very knowledgeable guides and saw many animals, including albatross (we did the albatross centre add on), seals, sealions, little blue penguins and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

we did the most complete tour, I don t recall the exact name of it. It was amazing and very well organized. we started with the boat trip that was excellent then moved to the albatross centre. Then we moved to a spot to observe...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was very informative—and small huts set up for penguin viewing. We still walked and climbed quite a bit. If you don’t do the albatross part, you will have a free hour. One of the best tours, and on small bus with small group....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was better than we could have imagined including a superb and knowledgeable driver, friendly mini bus companions and, initially, the weather. Unfortunately, a southerly gale blew up and we decided to remain in the bus for the last walk - to see the penguins....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on an afternoon/evening tour in summer. It was wonderful to see native birds, albatrosses, fur seals, sea lions and two species of penguins, all in the wild. Due to health restrictions of some of our party, we chose the "lite" version of the...More

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BeeSee20
21 December 2017|
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Response from Manager_Elm | Property representative |
The railway station has lot's of parking and we can pick you up from there. If you wish to change your pickup location please e-mail our office with your reference number and preferred location.
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Liz f
21 December 2017|
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Response from Manager_Elm | Property representative |
If you are staying at Larnach castle we can pick you up from there. If you can't book through our website please e-mail our office and make your booking that way.
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ready_to_go99
15 November 2017|
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Response from Manager_Elm | Property representative |
The link should work? Sometimes the security settings on some peoples devices does not allow bookings to be made. You could try another device and if that does not work please contact us by e-mail and we can make the booking... More
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