Pricing and Conditions

Adult $95.00
Child
(15 year(s) and under)
$35.00 - $55.00
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We have a family discounted price for 2 adults and up to 3 children of $250.

Cancellation Policy angle-down

No refunds within 24 hours of departure unless the Operator cancels the activity due to waterway, road or weather conditions (a full refund would be then given). A 10% service charge applies to all other cancellation refunds.

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About

After a 4WD van trip and stunning photo stops en route you will discover Pohatu Marine reserve & the largest Little Penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. View the penguins returning to the bay in the wild, in a natural and undisturbed way.

Take part in our monitoring program of nesting sites giving you great insight into their lives and an opportunity to see the birds up-close. Then, you will have the opportunity to spot the penguins undisturbed from our hides, socializing on the water with our binoculars and telescope and at dusk a very high likelihood of some returning to shore. Note that artificial lighting is not used as this is disturbing for the penguins.

Join one of our tour and support 30+years of conservation effort.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am to 6pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Location

Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Akaroa is an hour and half drive away from Christchurch International Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
The daily shuttles pick up and drop off 100 metres from our office.
decisions Proximity to town:
Our office is in Akaroa, just behind the BNZ bank at Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie.

Language support

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Chinese (Simplified) YES NO
French YES YES

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