Departing Port Chalmers 12.55pm and returning from Portobello jetty at 3.15pm daily over the weekend. Take the Ferry and bike/hike through regenerating forest at Portobello over to the Back Bays and Lower Portobello. Or enjoy an easy ride on the cycle track along the Harbour to Broad Bay and back. Map provided on the ferry.
Cruise across the beautiful Otago harbour on the 'Sootychaser' from Back Beach, Port Chalmers, departing 12.55pm and returning from Portobello jetty at 3.15pm daily during the long weekend 8-10 October 2021.
It has become popular with bike riders to get a ride across the harbour on Port to Port to create a harbour loop track.
"The bike carrier is custom made by the Otago Polytechnic and can carry 6 electric bikes. The other bikes we store on deck. We can carry around 14 mountain bikes or 6 electric and 4 mountain, approximately." Rachel McGregor
Cost: $12/adult, $5/child plus $5/bike $10/ebike (all one way prices)
Bookings: Phone 020 4162 4250 or
Back Beach Wharf, Port Chalmers, Dunedin