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Elm Wildlife Tours

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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About
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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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 today

The trip with Elm to see the wild and endangered seal, penguin, and seal lions was an amazing experience! Close access to the wildlife in a very scenic coastal setting. Highly recommended for those that enjoy natural settings.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

Our tour with Elm Wildlife Tours was the one of the best experiences we had during our trip to New Zealand. The wildlife we saw, the insightful information we received from our guides, and their passion for the animals and the Otago Peninsula made this...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I went on a tour with Elm Wildlife on the Otago Peninsula in February 2019. From the ride out to the albatross sanctuary to the end of the afternoon when we were dropped off the entire tour was great. Our guide was...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Halibuthunter
Reviewed yesterday

This is a group of wildlife conservationists who make money to protect the endangered species by giving tours in the summer, but they tend the wildlife all year long. I respect this group and admire their work. They gave a really knowledgable and fun tour.

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank konavacationhome
Reviewed yesterday

We had a brilliant trip with Elm tours - great guides and we saw fantastic albatross, sea lions, 100s baby seals, yellow eyed penguins. These were the main draw but the bird life and scenery was also fantastic and the guides were so knowledgeable and...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anna R
Reviewed yesterday

The tour was just as promised. We went on the Penguins Encounter Tour and was not disappointed. We saw a total of 7 yellow eyed penguins and got a glimpse of 2 little blue penguins (and of course the seals, sea lions, and albatross). The...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1n1ka
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful tour! The sea lions and seals were terrific. Didn't take the albatross add on. People that did said it wasn't that good. Only thing we didn't care for was when some were on the albatross add on, the others had too much free time...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed yesterday

Very GOOD Guide. We have seen a lot of animals, Penguins, Sea Lions, Albatross, Seagulls. It was a fantastic Tour with a brilliant guide, who knows very much about the animals and their certain places. I would recommend this tour to everyone, because you will...More

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Thank Andreas B
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Very Professional and respectful of the wildlife! Thrilling moments between pinguins and lions sea...

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Thank Patrick L
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The tour was excellent, despite the challenging weather. We saw lots of amazing wildlife as promised, and the guides were very well informed. Would highly recommend this tour company

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899kristim
18 October 2018|
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Response from Manager_Elm | Property representative |
Hello Kristi. Yes we can arrange a tour for you on that day with a pickup from port and drop back there after. Please go to our website for more information on the 2 options available and if you have any further questions... 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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