Pricing and Conditions

Adult $300.00 - $335.00
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In general the seabird tours are suitable for most people, but you must be stable on your feet and able to move around the boat unassisted, and have good general fitness. These tours are an open ocean adventure activity (approx 40km offshore) and there are some exceptions of who can come onboard so please check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page on our website for details

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Please check our website for 'Cancellation' details.


Be it a huge Albatross soaring overhead, or a tiny Storm Petrel on the surface, seabirds are in their element on the ocean and the best way to experience them is out in their world. The Petrel Station sea bird tours offer exceptional up close views and photo opportunities, and with 9–10hrs on the water you get lots of time to enjoy the stunning seabirds. Why the tours are so good: Worlds best tour to see New Zealand Storm Petrel; specialty local seabirds (Pycroft's, Cook's, Grey Noddy & more); 24 species breed locally plus migrating, scarce vagrant, tropical & southern seabirds; huge workups of thousands of Buller’s Shearwater & Fairy Prion! Tours go year round in all seasons, and are part of our long-term seabird sightings research project

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year


Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
40 minutes drive to Whangarei Airport.
decisions Proximity to town:
30 minutes drive to Whangarei.

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