Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago Peninsula is the location of Dunedin's seal and penguin colonies, and the world's only mainland albatross rookery.

Otago Peninsula
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Photographs Michael Witbrock & Antoine Brusseau, New Zealand on the Web, January 1996

Jutting out to sea, and forming one side of Otago Harbour, the Peninsula is well worth a day trip, with sights ranging from a Victorian Castle and World War II gun emplacements to seal and penguin colonies, and the world's only mainland albatross rookery.

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Featured Otago Peninsula Activities

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula and Coastal Train trip tour

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula and Coastal Train trip tour

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $190.00 per person

Start at Port Chalmers to experience the pure beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery and unique wildlife and finish it with a scenic coastal train trip. You will experience gorgeous and memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays and wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views and take you closer to nature and its wildlife. Enjoy free time at Albatross Centre where you can relax at a... More...

Dunedin City and Otago Peninsula Small-Group Tour

Dunedin City and Otago Peninsula Small-Group Tour

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $185.00 per person

Enjoy a full-day tour experiencing lovely Dunedin City and the Otago Peninsula. You will see all the city highlights before journeying along the Otago Peninsula, which is full of wildlife and the majestic Larnach Castle. Included in the price is a tour at Penguin Place, the wild habitat of the rare yellow-eyed penguins. Your knowledgeable local guide has many stories of the area and knows all the best spots and vantage points along the way. There is plenty of time to chat and enjoy the... More...

The Seasider

The Seasider

Maori - Dunedin - Starting from $60.00 per person

The Seasider is an exciting trip which takes you on the spectacular section of coastal railway line between Dunedin and Waitati.   The train allows you to experience a totally different perspective from the road route and you will experience excellent views as the train travels along Otago Harbour to climb the cliff tops to emerge from the bush and onto the picture perfect scenery of the Pacific Ocean and the incredible view over the dazzling Blue Skin Bay.   This section of railway is... More...

Peninsula Encounters - Standard tour - Penguins, Seals, Sea-lions and Albatross

Peninsula Encounters - Standard tour - Penguins, Seals, Sea-lions and Albatross

Adventure Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $122.00 per person

Our knowledgeable guides deliver commentary of activity. Our private conservation area ensures exclusivity with brilliant opportunities to photograph Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins, a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur Seals and other sea bird colonies.  At Taiaroa head from a cliff face we watch and observe Royal Albatross flying about the headland and from the ocean. A further 25-30 other estuarine and marine bird species are seen during the experience around the... More...


Dunedin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing with Olveston House Tour

Dunedin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing with Olveston House Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $80.00 per person

Discover Dunedin’s roots when your ship is in port on a shore excursion that takes in the city's central sights and historic Olveston House. You’ll see Dunedin’s highlights -- including Otago University on a two-hour sightseeing tour which includes guided tour of the stately Olveston mansion and its landscaped gardens. More...


Arts Content Harbour ViewArts Content Harbour View - Apartment.

This property is 18 minutes walk from the beach. Arts Content Harbour View, Otago Peninsula, offers self-contained...

Peninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin incl. Penguin Place - half dayPeninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin incl. Penguin Place - half day - Half-day Tour - Dunedin. Starting from NZ $139.00 per person.

Cruise the length of the beautiful Otago Harbour before embarking on an exploration of Taiaroa Head's wildlife.

 

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