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...

Larnach Castle & Gardens Admission Ticket

Larnach Castle & Gardens Admission Ticket

Castle - Dunedin - Starting from $34.00 per person

Visit New Zealand’s only Castle, situated on the dramatic Otago Peninsula and only a 20 minute drive from Dunedin. Learn about the colonial history and stories of William Larnach - entrepreneur and politician, plus ongoing restoration by the Barker family. Experience the finest Victorian craftsmanship, the excellent collection of New Zealand antiques and unparalleled views of the Otago Peninsula. Walk in the gardens rated a garden of International significance by NZGT. Take refreshment in the... More...

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 the World famous Baldwin Street, University of Otago, Olveston Homestead gardens and Dunedin's Grand Railway Station. Gaze out over Otago Harbour from Signal Hill, and visit the Octagon (city centre) for some shopping and a bite to eat. All transport to and from the cruise ship wharf is included. Enjoy personal attention from... 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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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $199.00 per person

This tour combines an unforgettable way to explore inland Dunedin by railway and also visit the stunning Otago Peninsula. The Taieri Gorge Railway provides a look at the vast landscape of Dunedin with spectacular views as you travel through narrow tunnels, along sharp curves, over deep ravines and through the Taieri River Gorge. The second half of the day continues with an exploration of Otago Peninsula’s rugged coastline, where some of the best photo opportunities can be experienced, as you... More...



Captain Eady's LookoutCaptain Eady's Lookout - Bed and Breakfast.

Located in Portobello, 3.1 km from New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, Captain Eady's Lookout provides accommodation...

Otago Peninsula Scenic, City Highlights and Wildlife TourOtago Peninsula Scenic, City Highlights and Wildlife Tour - Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin. Starting from $200.00 per person.

Experience the beauty of Dunedin in a small group, designed to have the most personalized attention. Join a fantastic 5...

 

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