SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

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SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Wed Apr 12, 2023 5:29 pm

SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours (offshore from Tutukaka, Northland, New Zealand).

Here's The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tour dates for spring 2023:
– 25 September (Monday) - TRIP FULL
– 2 October (Monday)
– 16 October (Monday)
– 22 October (Sunday) - only 2 places left
– 27 & 28 October (Fri & Sat) - 3 places left of Fri, only 1 place left on Sat.
– 1 November (Wednesday) - only 2 places left
– 12 & 13 November (Sun & Mon)
– 18 November (Saturday) - TRIP FULL
– 24 November (Friday)
– 8 December (Friday)
– 16 December (Saturday)

In the spring months, all the local breeding seabird species are back in the area in great numbers so there’s always lots of activity on the water. Buller’s Shearwater and Fairy Prion are around in the thousands and are a spectacular birdwatching experience seeing them in the massive feeding workups. Also it’s prime migration time for seabirds heading back through on the way to their southern ocean breeding areas and we've had plenty of scarcer species put in an appearance at this time of year. And the Grey Noddy (Ternlet) usually begin to return in December.

Get in touch if you’re keen for a great day out with some stunning seabirds - The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world :)

FOR MORE INFO
The Petrel Station's comprehensive website has loads of info about:
– the seabird species, the different seasons and local specialty seabirds
– tour dates, costs and booking details
– what the tours are like, FAQs, past trip reports and seabird image galleries
– the at-sea sighting research project
– private charter trips

www.thepetrelstation.nz

And if you are heading to New Zealand, or will be visiting our area anytime in 2024 (or beyond) and would like to find out more about when future tours might be running, just get in touch.

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours - Tutukaka, New Zealand

Phone: 021 322 324
Email: seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Thu Jun 22, 2023 6:17 pm

Hi all

I've just added another SPRING double header seabird pelagic running on 2 consecutive days on 27/28 October 2023 – there is currently only 2 spaces left on both days.

Spring is always a very active time out on the ocean and late October is the time of year when we've had Chatham Mollymawk and South Polar Skua turn up for the past 3 years.

So get in touch if you’re keen for a great day out with some stunning seabirds.

And check out our website: www.thepetrelstation.nz for other trip dates, trip info and reports, and the seabirds that we've had show up on past spring pelagics :)

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tour
Tutukaka, New Zealand

P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Mon Jul 24, 2023 3:06 pm

Hi all

The Spring 2023 pelagic seabird tours out to The Petrel Station are now starting to fill up so get in touch if you’re keen for a great day out with some stunning seabirds ... and there's still a few places left on the final Winter season tours too.

Check out the website for the Spring and Winter 2023 tour dates:
www.thepetrelstation.nz

The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world :)

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours - Tutukaka, New Zealand
P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Tue Sep 12, 2023 6:26 pm

NEW SPRING TOUR! – 3rd NOVEMBER 2023
Due to high demand for The Petrel Station spring season seabird tours I've added an extra trip on 3rd November 2023 ... so now there's 14 tours heading out in spring :). Half of the tours are now booked out, and there's only a total of 18 spaces left on the remaining spring tours so be in quick if you're hoping to get out to see some stunning seabirds - it's always a great day out, especially in spring :)

Check the website for the upcoming tour dates (spring and summer), lots of info on the seabirds, past trip reports, tour info, and the research project at:
www.thepetrelstation.nz

The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world.

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours
Tutukaka, New Zealand

P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Website: www.thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Thu Oct 05, 2023 12:43 pm

EXTRA SPRING TOUR! – 27 NOVEMBER 2023
Due to demand for The Petrel Station spring season seabird tours I've added yet another tour on 27 November 2023. Over half the tours are booked out, and there's only a total of 7 spaces left across the other spring tours so be in quick if you're keen to get out to see some stunning seabirds - it's always a great day out, especially in spring.

Check the website for upcoming tour dates, lots of info on the seabirds, past trip reports, tour info, and the research project at:
http://www.thepetrelstation.nz

The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world.

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours
Tutukaka, New Zealand

P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Website: http://www.thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Sun Oct 15, 2023 6:32 pm

EXTRA SPRING SEABIRD TOUR! – 10 DECEMBER 2023
Demand for The Petrel Station spring season seabird tours has been amazing, so I've added yet another tour on 10 December 2023. This tour date is also around when the delightful Grey Noddy (Ternlet) are returning back to spend summer on the local offshore islands and they're a feature of our summer tours.

This will be the final additional tour added for the spring 2023 season, and nearly all the other spring tours are now booked out (with only 3 spaces left), so be in quick if you're keen to get out to see some stunning seabirds - it's always a great day out. I've also gots lots of tours scheduled for Summer 2024 too.

Check the website for upcoming tour dates, lots of info on the seabirds, past trip reports, tour info, and the research project at:
www.thepetrelstation.nz

The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world.

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours
Tutukaka, New Zealand

P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Wed Nov 08, 2023 8:11 am

EXTRA SPRING TOUR ADDED! – 20 NOVEMBER 2023
All The Petrel Station spring season seabird tours are now full so I've decided to add one last final spring tour date. There's currently 6 spaces left on the tour so be in quick if you're keen to get out to see some stunning seabirds - it's always a great day out.

Check the website for other upcoming tour dates (I've gots lots of tours scheduled for Summer and Autumn 2024), lots of info on the seabirds, past trip reports, tour info, and the research project at:
www.thepetrelstation.nz

The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world :)

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours
Tutukaka, New Zealand

P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram : www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Thu Nov 16, 2023 7:24 pm

We've had to reschedule this weekends seabird tour ... which are is going on 28 NOV 2023. Due to the date change some spaces have become available. This is a great chance to get out to The Petrel Station to see some stunning spring seabirds, so be in quick if you're keen to come along - it's always a great day out. And the best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world :)

Check the website for lots of info on the tours and seabirds, past trip reports, tour info, the research project, and the other upcoming tour dates in 2024: www.thepetrelstation.nz

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours – Tutukaka, New Zealand
P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram : www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation
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Re: SPRING 2023 : The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours, Tutukaka, NZ

Postby ourspot » Tue Nov 21, 2023 6:12 pm

EXTRA SPRING TOUR ADDED! 11 DECEMBER 2023
All The Petrel Station spring season seabird tours are full now, so I've decided to add one more, end of year, spring tour date on 11 December 2023. We saw some outstanding seabirds on the last years epic 10 Dec 2022 tour (inc. Gould's Petrel, White-necked Petrel, South Polar Skua, Long-tailed Skua and Chatham Mollymawk). Naturally there's no guarantees what will be out there on the day, but the only way to find out is to get out on the ocean and have a look - it's always a great day out.

There's currently 6 spaces left on the tour so be in quick if you're keen to get out to see some stunning seabirds – I've also gots lots of tours scheduled for Summer and Autumn 2024 too.

Check the website for other upcoming tour dates, lots of info on the seabirds, past trip reports, tour info, and the research project at:
www.thepetrelstation.nz

The best way to experience these seabirds is out on the ocean, in their world :)

Cheers
Scott Brooks
The Petrel Station pelagic seabird tours -Tutukaka, New Zealand
P : 021 322 324
E : seabirds@thepetrelstation.nz
Facebook : www.facebook.com/thepetrelstation
Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepetrelstation

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