Spring Tutukaka Pelagics - 6 October and 2 November 2019

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Spring Tutukaka Pelagics - 6 October and 2 November 2019

Postby ourspot » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:14 pm

Hi all

The next 2 Tutukaka Pelagics are scheduled for:
– Sunday 6th October 2019 -- (6 booked already - only 2 places left).
– Saturday 2nd November 2019 -- (5 places still available)

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PELAGIC INFO
Based out of Tutukaka in Northland this trip is a great opportunity to spend a full day on the water and enjoy seeing a variety of pelagic seabirds including shearwaters, petrels, albatrosses, mollymawks and storm-petrels. Naturally there’s no guarantee on what seabirds will be present (as it depends on the season, migrations etc) but that’s part of the excitement. The trip leaves Tutukaka, goes via the spectacular Poor Knight Islands, and then heads out to about 40km offshore to some deep water which is a good seabird location, as well as being a known route for whales (which we see occasionally).

We depart at approximately 7.00am (to be confirmed) and return to the Tutukaka marina late afternoon. You’ll need to provide your own food, drink and other supplies for the trip.

The 30ft boat is fairly basic with fantastic all round viewing for seabird spotting. There are pull down plastic sides and front if the weather gets a bit wet, a small separate toilet, seating in the form of a couple of benches and a few big chilly bins, so there can be a bit of standing involved.

The skipper and I will be checking the weather/swell conditions and will make a call 2 to 3 days out from the trip as to whether to go ahead or not.

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COSTS:
The trip costs are shared amongst the people on board, so the final cost per person isn’t finalised until closer to the trip date when numbers on board are confirmed. The maximum number is 8 people. The trip really needs a minimum of 6 people to make costs feasible or it won’t go ahead.

A non-refundable deposit of $180 is required upon booking to secure your place on the trip and then any balance will be sorted closer to the trip date when numbers are confirmed. If the trip is cancelled due to adverse conditions then all money paid will be refunded.

Trip costs (based on how many are on board) are:
• 8 people $180 each
• 7 people $210 each
• 6 people $250 each

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CONTACT:
Let me know if you’re keen or if have any questions about the trip.

Cheers
Scott Brooks
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Re: Spring Tutukaka Pelagics - 6 October and 2 November 2019

Postby ourspot » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:54 pm

Hi all

Just an update on the next 2 Tutukaka Pelagics:
– Sunday 6th October 2019 -- (TRIP IS NOW FULL).
– Saturday 2nd November 2019 -- (4 places available)

Let me know if you’re keen for a great day out in November, or if you'd to go on the waitlist for the October trip.

Cheers Scott
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Re: Spring Tutukaka Pelagics - 6 October and 2 November 2019

Postby ourspot » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:00 am

One space has become available on the 6th October Tutukaka Pelagic if anyone is keen to join us for a great day of seabirding.

Cheers Scott
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Re: Spring Tutukaka Pelagics - 6 October and 2 November 2019

Postby ourspot » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:28 pm

Just an update on the next 2 Tutukaka Pelagics:
– Sunday 6th October 2019 -- (1 spot has become available).
– Saturday 2nd November 2019 -- (only 2 places left)

Let me know if you’re keen for a great day out.

Cheers Scott
021 322 324 | scott@ourspot.nz
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Re: Spring Tutukaka Pelagics - 6 October and 2 November 2019

Postby ourspot » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:49 pm

Hi all

The Tutukaka Pelagic Seabird trip on Saturday 2nd November 2019 is now FULL.

Let me know if you'd to go on the waitlist.

Cheers Scott
021 322 324 | scott@ourspot.nz

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