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Nature Guides Otago

Nature Guides Otago
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6a Elliffe Place,, Dunedin
Tel: (0)3 454 5169
Explore with us the outstanding features of this unique natural wildlife habitat in southern New Zealand. Observe the Northern Royal Albatross, Yellow-eyed Penguins, fur seals and sea lions, and visit remote areas rich in birdlife and indigenous vegetation.

Stay with us at historic Nisbet Cottage. Our two-night package is ideal for guests visiting Dunedin for its wildlife and natural history who want to enjoy genuine hospitality and the company of expert guides. Extra nights B&B are available and we are happy to advise on further exploration of the area.

Other Environment Friendly Initiatives

Nature Guides Otago is a business that seeks to operate in a responsible and sustainable way. For our tours this means: Minimising negative impact on the environment by only taking small groups of people to sensitive nature and wildlife areas while providing educational and enjoyable experiences. We offer an opportunity for active participation in conservation. For our base, Nisbet Cottage, this means: Applying the motto “re-use – re-duce – re-cycle” in as many aspects as possible and providing opportunities for our guests to contribute to sustainability.


NZ$ 590 per person (Double) includes 2 nights B&B at Nisbet Cottage, Sunrise Penguin Walk, Dunedin Nature and Albtross Experience day-tour. Additional nights B&B at NZ$ 260 per night. Pending on availability, tours are open to guests staying in other accommodation in Dunedin.

All Year Available



At the south end of Dunedin turn from Highway 1 towards Andersons Bay into Andersons Bay Road. Stay on this "main" road for approx. 3 km (it changes names to Musselburgh Rise and Silverton Street), turn left into Highcliff Road (Filadelfio’s Terminus Restaurant and Bar), proceed 700m, turn left into Every Street, 1st right Albion Street, 1st left Elliffe Place. Nisbet Cottage is up a little drive on your right hand side.
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