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29 Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins: CANCELLED

29 Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins: CANCELLED

Sorry this event has been cancelled

When:

  • Sun 25 Nov, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

Godley Head, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

Restrictions:

PG

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: $16.38

Guides: Dr. Bryan Storey and Suky Thompson and penguin researcher Dr. Chris Challies assisted by members of the White-Flippered Penguin Trust.

Start your exploration of stunning Godley Head with a new opportunity to get inside Scott’s Antarctic cabin, a joint relocation and restoration project between the Crichton family and DOC. Valerie and David Crichton, who donated the cabin, will say a few words about how the cabin came into their possession and their future vision for it. Learn more from Bryan Storey, retired director of Gateway Antarctica, then head off to see Godley Head’s WWII military defence relics. Get up close to Harris Bay’s unique penguin colony, with expert Dr. Chris Challies and members of the White-Flipped Penguin Trust. Visit www.penguin.org.nz or www.facebook.com/whiteflipperedpengiuntrust to learn more about their amazing work. Be prepared for scramble down to the rocks to the colony. Stunning views in all directions are a highlight of the day.

Duration: 5-6 hours.

Walk Length: 8kms

Walk Difficulty: WALK - Partly formed track, some up and down

Wear tramping boots or sturdy walking shoes. Bring lunch, snacks, water bottle, sunhat, sunscreen and weatherproof gear.

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