Paterson Inlet Wildlife Tour

Paterson Inlet Wildlife Tour

Paterson Inlet Wildlife Tour

Meet our local wildlife up close and personal on this fully commentated tour as we cruise around the stunning Southern Bays of Paterson Inlet.

  • 1 hour tour plus transit time
  • Explore the coastline of the Ulva Island bird sanctuary, The Neck and Big Glory Bay – hotspots for local wildlife
  • Wildlife spotting opportunities include Bottlenose dolphins, Yellow-Eyed Penguins, and NZ Sea Lions
  • Other wildlife sightings might include the Fiordland Crested Penguins, Little Penguins, White-Fronted Tern, SI and Pied Shags and the striking Mollymawks
  • Travel through the Ulva Island/ Te Wharawhara Marine Reserve, and learn about its unique and fascinating marine habitats
  • These sheltered waters are often good spots for jellyfish and starfish spotting too
  • Suitable for groups of up to 15
  • Heated cabin, comfortable seating with maximum viewing and photography opportunities
  • Ask about our Combo Tours with Ulva Island

What to bring

  • Warm, comfortable clothing including raincoat if desired
  • Binoculars, camera
  • Personal water bottle

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