Cruise Ship Day Tours

Seeing New Zealand by Cruise Ship and wanting a Day Tour birding, read on…

Cruise ships – both big and small – are becoming a popular way to see New Zealand. Let us know dates and locations where your ship will dock and we can give you options for land-based excursions.


Seeing New Zealand by Cruise Ship is becoming more and more popular, and often these trips allow Guests to leave the ship for most of the day in various Ports.  We have a number of Guides based around New Zealand, who are able to offer day-tours from various cities, and these include –

  • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands
  • Auckland
  • Tauranga
  • Napier
  • Nelson
  • Christchurch (Lyttelton & Akaroa)
  • Dunedin
  • Stewart Island

Options are basically limitless, you could have a day out with a Guide exploring local areas looking for endemic and native birds and other wildlife.  This might include a picnic lunch out somewhere exploring, or lunch at a cafe or winery. Our Guides are excellent at tailoring the day to you, so let us know what it is you would like and we can start making it happen.

If you are interested in a day tour, with one of our excellent Guides, then please email us.


Please email us for the more information and pricing for these tours, as cost will depend on exactly what it is you would like to do.