Get closer to our unique Southern Ocean wildlife, from the mv Monarch
Species: Macronectes halli Mathews
Macquarie I; Marion I; Crozet and Kerguelen Is; S.Georgia; Chatham Is; Antipodes, Auckland and Campbell Is; Stewart I
June to February
Often seen in NZ coastal waters especially around Cook Strait ferries and Banks Peninsula. In Winter young birds disperse north and eastwards.
You can see this with:
Share our passion and knowledge of this idyllic region. Book a tour with Abel Tasman Eco Tours and experience the slice of heaven that is the Abel Tasman National Park.
Our private yellow-eyed penguin conservation area provides up close spectacular penguin viewing and excellent viewing of many other pelargic and land based species with small groups on the spectacular Otago Peninsula
See New Zealand with the birding experts
Albatross Encounter, is a well established pelagic boat tour operating from the picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura
To discover New Zealand’s unique bird-life and finest natural wonderlands, contact the specialists in custom designed birding tours for small groups, couples and individuals
Ian Wilson, a fourth generation Stewart Islander and his wife Pip offer a variety of half and full day options around the spectacular coastline of Stewart Island
A warm current from the Australian Great Barrier Reef flows onto Stewart Island. This brings a much more diverse variety of marine creatures than would normally be found in waters of this latitude, a visit will have you wishing for more
We are passionate about our wildlife and environment. Receive personal attention in small groups from friendly, knowledgeable guides and enjoy tours that are generous in length with descriptive commentary on the behaviour and habits of birds.
See the Little penguins in their natural environment and learn about the self funded conservation work