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23 Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins

23 Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins

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  • Sat 23 Nov ’19, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Godley Head, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District



Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $16.38

Godley Head’s Antarctic Hut and Penguins with Guides Dr. Bryan Storey and Richard Suggate from the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust, 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 or 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.

Walk Length: 5-6 hours, 8km

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

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

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