Exploring Dunedin's Volcano
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Please Note: This is an archived page for an event held in 2023

Come onboard the MV Sootychaser for a journey through the heart of Dunedin's extinct volcano!

A special cruise for the school holidays! Explore the history and sights of Dunedin's extinct volcano from the boat! Receive an explosive commentary from the skipper and volcano expert as we go!

A science educator and geologist will be onboard to help identify the different layers of lava you will see and the dykes of rock where lava had tried to flow and then got frozen in time!

Make a volcano onboard the boat to explode!

You will receive a take home information sheet, so you can remember your visit inside Dunedin's volcano!

Port Chalmers departure is at 10am from Back Beach (39 Peninsula Beach Road, Port Chalmers)

Portobello departure is at 11.30am from Portobello Wharf (837 Portobello Road).

Cruise is 1 hour in duration.

Limited numbers.