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

Half-Day Iconic Dunedin City Tour

Half-Day Iconic Dunedin City Tour

Half-day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $65.00 per person

Discover top attractions and iconic sites around the city of Dunedin on this half-day city tour. Explore Dunedin with a guide and take in key sites of interest such as Cadbury World, the Jacobean-style Olveston House and the University of Otago. Gaze out over Otago Harbour from Signal Hill, and enjoy an exciting spin down Baldwin Street — the steepest residential street in the world! Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. Daily departures are... More...

Full-Day Wildlife Tour from Dunedin

Full-Day Wildlife Tour from Dunedin

Wildlife - Dunedin - Starting from $175.00 per person

Visit one of the world's rarest penguins in their natural environment, explore the far reaches of the Otago Peninsula and a chance to see the Royal Albatross in flight. Also included in this full day tour is an in-depth look at Dunedin's main city sights. Lookouts, photo stops and full commentary provided along with complimentary light refreshments and chilled bottled water for everyone on board. Enjoy our personal attention to your interests in this small group tour. More...

Personalized Tour of Dunedin

Personalized Tour of Dunedin

Half-day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $300.00 per person

Our 4 hour personalized tours of Dunedin for small groups of a maximum of 4 people give you the best way to see Dunedin. Tours can include wildlife, historic buildings, wonderful scenery or you can just let us know what you want to see and we will take you there, adding a bit of history on the way. As we are small groups it allows us to stop when and where you want and we will take you to all of those top stops for photos where larger groups do not have time for. More...

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 $189.00 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...

Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hour

Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hour

Wildlife - Otago Peninsula - Starting from NZ $49.00 per person

An unforgettable experience awaits; be fascinated and exhilarated with the wealth of wildlife and the dramatic views of Taiaroa Head and the South Pacific Ocean up close.

Experience unrivalled viewing of the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on Otago Peninsula's spectacular Taiaroa Head. Visit the world's only mainland nesting place for Northern Royal Albatross, a colony of New Zealand Fur Seals, and eight other nesting bird species.

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Portobello MotelPortobello Motel - Motel.

Located in the heart of the Otago Peninsula, Portobello Motel offers accommodation with a kitchenette. Guests enjoy...

Peninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin - half dayPeninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin - half day - Half-day Tour - Dunedin. Starting from NZ $89.00 per person.

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

 

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