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The Tour

Clearwater Wildlife Tours

Embark on an extraordinary journey to Cape Saunders Farm and experience unrivalled opportunities to view rare yellow-eyed penguins, New Zealand sea lions, fur seals and a variety of sea and wading birds.

The journey to Cape Saunders takes you through the beautiful backcountry and inlets of the Otago Peninsula where you will see a variety of wildlife including native birds amid breath-taking scenery.

Arrive at Cape Saunders through our working farm and learn about our Clearwater farming history dating back over 6 generations on the Otago Peninsula.

Experience a uniquely secluded breeding colony of NZ fur seals and a variety of sea birds from two stunning viewing locations overlooking the wild and rugged Pacific Ocean.

We then journey to our native conservation reserve where our knowledgeable and experienced staff will guide you to vital breeding grounds for yellow-eyed penguins and New Zealand sea lions.

Witness and learn about this special place from several viewing hides and secluded locations while exploring one of NZ’s most beautiful untouched natural beaches.

After embarking on a spectacular wildlife experience and witnessing unforgettable vistas and breathtaking coastal beach and shore environments we complete the journey back to your pick up location.

Our aim is to give you a truly authentic wildlife experience and leave you with memories that will last for a lifetime.