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New Zealand: Photos from Monarch Cruises in Dunedin

Gull on a nest

We coupled our Monarch Cruise with a trip to the Penguin Place. Here are some photos from the cruise. Videos will follow at some point in the future.

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New Zealand: Monarch Cruises and Penguin Place Combo Offer Penguins, Dolphins, Albatrosses

Dusky Dolphin in the water

The Monarch Cruises and Penguin Place combination tour in Dunedin, New Zealand, was one of our favorite experiences. The cruise gave us another view of the albatrosses we had seen at the Royal Albatross Center the evening before. Here we could see them glide just above the water on the ocean. It also brought us close to gulls nesting on buoys and boats, which apparently hadn’t been used in a while. However, the two best sightings were the dusky dolphins that swam along with our boat, and a lone blue penguin floating on the water.

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