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

7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Invercargill to Christchurch

7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Invercargill to Christchurch

Photography Tour - Invercargill - Starting from $3880.00 per person

Join award winning New Zealand photographers Richard Young and Trevor Penfold on a 7-day tour showcasing some of New Zealand’s rarest wildlife and most distinctive coastal landscapes. New Zealand’s underrated East Coast is full of surprises that include fossilized forests, curious boulders, outstanding coastal scenery and a huge diversity of rare wildlife: penguins, sea lions, fur seals and albatross. This week long East Coast Tour itinerary takes in the best photographic opportunities the... More...


Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston House

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston House

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $150.00 per person

Looking for a relaxing shore excursion in Dunedin? Look no more!
On this full-day shore excursion you will Experience the magnificent scenery of the Otago Peninsula by Railway and then in the afternoon enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Dunedin. This tour also includes admission and a tour of the amazing Olveston House! More...

Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $189.00 per person

Explore the South Island’s gorgeous scenery on a full-day excursion from Dunedin. In the morning, travel aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway through stunning mountain landscapes en route to Pukerangi. Then return to Dunedin for an afternoon tour of the Otago Peninsula by minivan. Get personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide on this small-group tour limited to 19 people. More...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $63.00 per person

Make the most of your shore excursion in Dunedin, the oldest city in New Zealand, which boasts impressive architecture and many hidden secrets. Escape the crowds and venture out to explore parts of the town belt, coastline and central city on a small group tour packed with interest. Ancient trees, stunning lookouts, beautiful beaches, wonderful architecture and rolling hills await you.

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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $193.00 per person

While you’re in port in Dunedin, explore the history and landscapes of the Otago Peninsula on this 7.5-hour tour. Travel through Dunedin as a guide points out local landmarks including Baldwin Street and the historic railway station. Stroll among the flowerbeds of the pretty Larnach Castle gardens, and upgrade to include entry to Larnach Castle — where New Zealand’s Victorian history comes to life. Then, head along the Otago Peninsula — home to native albatross, fur seals, penguins, and sea... More...


Otago Peninsula MotelOtago Peninsula Motel - Motel.

Wake up to amazing harbour views from your private balcony at the Otago Peninsula Motel, located across the street from...

Otago Peninsula package from Dunedin incl. Larnach Castle - full dayOtago Peninsula package from Dunedin incl. Larnach Castle - full day - Day Tour - Dunedin. Starting from NZ $275.00 per person.

A full day exploring the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on the Otago Peninsula. Dramatic views and...

 

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