Stunning wildlife, landscape and scenery from our new, custom-made boat MV Sootychaser. Enjoy interactive narration by your experienced guide throughout the tour, as you keep an eye out for unique wildlife of Taiaroa Head and Otago Harbour, such as fur seals, albatross and Blue Penguins! The old ships graveyards on Quarantine Island, the shipping movements and associated workboats and other aspects of the maritime industry are also highlights of this tour. Cruise through the port of Port Chalmers, down the Otago Harbour and of course Taiaroa Head, from the comfort and safety of the heated the cabin of Sootychaser, or off the open back where you can feel the sun and breeze.jackets, binoculars to use, and wildlife identification sheets (to take home) are provided free of charge. There is a (heated!) bathroom onboard.
Pick a departure time from Portobello - 10:15am or 1:15pm and come out for the sightseeing tour of a lifetime!