Royal Tiki-Tour

Royal Tiki Tour

Come on the ultimate tour for bird lovers and nature enthusiasts. You will be picked up from the Dunedin i-SITE and enjoy a scenic drive along the beautiful Otago Peninsula to arrive at the Royal Albatross Centre situated at Pukekura, Taiaroa Head.

Meet the Royals of Taiaroa on your Albatross tour to see the giant Royal Albatross chicks from our exclusive observatory on the nature reserve. You’ll learn about the amazing albatross and their unique breeding colony at Taiaroa Head. You may even see a huge albatross with a three-metre wingspan glide silently by.

Tuck into a Hearty Birdwatchers Tea of fish and chips, served with a delicious sweet slice and a choice of either tea or coffee. Explore the interactive displays and learn more about the 20+ species that call Taiaroa Head home.

Join the Blue Penguins Pukekura tour at dusk and watch the world’s smallest penguins as they return home to their cliff-side burrows after a day at sea. Discover more about the work done by Pukekura Trust to help the little blue penguins thrive.

After a grand birdwatching experience, you’ll be dropped back to your Dunedin accommodation (within CBD area).

Royal Tiki-Tour Includes: Transportation + Albatross Tour (1 hour) + Dinner + Blue Penguins Pukekura Tour + Accommodation Drop-Off:

Price: Winter offer only May – September: 2pm – 3pm pick up (subject to change)

Adult: NZ$177

Child: NZ$100 (5 – 17 years)

Spaces are limited on this tour, reservations recommended. Prices and tour availability only valid until 30 September 2018. Winter deal only.

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Tour Information:

  • Our Bird Mobile has only 12 seats, reservations recommended
  • Dinner included – Fish and Chips, served with a delicious sweet slice and tea or coffee. (Please inform us if you have dietary requirements)
  • Accommodation drop off (within CBD area)
  • Please dress warmly as the weather can prevail
  • Photography Allowed, but NO FLASH, lighting is provided on the penguin tour, Albatross viewing area is behind glass.
  • Tour only available during winter.
  • Tour will be joined with other visitors.
  • Albatross Tour takes 18 people
  • Blue Penguin platform holds up to 90 visitors.