Elm Wildlife Tours
Elm Wildlife Tours is an award winning wildlife tour operator based in New Zealand. They offer a number of wildlife experiences in and around Dunedin including peninsula encounters to see penguins, fur seals, sea lions and 25+ species of sea birds and waders. While alternative experiences include wild coast explorer, Catlins encounters and a short excursion cruise ship.
So join Elm Wildlife Tours to experience absolutely unrivaled close-up viewing of rare yellow eyed penguins, Hooker’s sea lions, New Zealand fur seals and little blue penguins within their restricted wildlife conservation sanctuary, you will also see albatross at Taiaroa headland and other wildlife around Otago peninsula bay’s and lagoons.
International Wildlife Tours
Though Elm Wildlife Tours are mainly based in New Zealand, they also offer an exciting range of International wildlife and cultural tours during the southern hemisphere winter months of May to August.
Borneo tour groups are escorted from New Zealand by a representative from their company who handles all the logistics and ensures the best possible tour experience is delivered to wildlife lovers. Africa and Peru/Galapagos wildlife tours are escorted from NZ (subject to minimum group size ) otherwise African tours are met at Nairobi airport and Peru/Galapagos at Quito by a member of the team who will ensure you are looked after throughout the tour.
Elm Wildlife Tours can also arrange non-escorted tours based on our itinerary or a modified itinerary for alternative dates if required.
Wild Coast Explorer
Galapagos Peru Adventure
Yellow Eyed Penguins
Northern Royal Albatross
NZ Fur Seal
New Zealand Kingfisher
Stewart Island Brown Kiwi
Elm Wildlife Tours recognises the importance of conducting their business with a responsibility towards the environment and in the communities in which they operate.
The nature of their business means that they must ensure their activities have the least possible negative impact on the environment, now and in the future. They will endeavour to provide a sustainable, high quality eco-tour experience, which meets customer expectations. They are committed to working with other tour operators to raise awareness in the environment and to develop and demonstrate good practice by operating in a sensitive and considered manner. They have clear policies for responsible tourism.
Elm Wildlife Tours have been assessed under the Earthcheck programme conducted by EC3 Global one of Asia Pacific’s most experienced environmental management and tourism consultancy businesses as meeting or exceeding the standards of “Best practice” as outlined their our Environmental Management Plan.
They also run a carbon neutral tour and are heavily involved in a Yellow Eyed Penguin Conservation programme that they have been funding for a number of years.
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