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07:30 E-Ko Wildlife Tour

Explore the epic natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound and its wildlife.

Explore the epic natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound and its wildlife.

This early morning scenic boat cruise takes guests out into the calm sheltered waters of the Queen Charlotte Sound.

The cruise lasts 4 hours and provides guests with the chance of viewing 5 different dolphin species and many rare and wonderful sea birds.

You may also have the option of being dropped off on Blumine Island for 4 hours.

During this time guests can explore the island and will have a chance to see New Zealand’s rarest bush bird - the Orange Fronted Kakariki - as well as the rare Yellow Head/Mohua (most famously depicted on the New Zealand $100 note).

Departure: 7:30am daily

Product Extras: Blumine Island pickup/drop off $46 Per Person

Per Adult $99.00
Per Child $55.00



  • Child (5-15 years), $30 Infant (1-4 years - add as you proceed to check out).

  • Please Note: All bookings MUST CONTACT THE TOUR OPERATOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS (OR ASAP) BEFORE DEPARTURE, to ensure there are enough bookings to run the tour.

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Inbal from Australia wrote on 26 March 2016

small boat, great guide

Zzzz. thanks to bookMe as would have missed this great adventure.

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