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

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruises and Otago Harbour Ferry

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruises and Otago Harbour Ferry

Ferry Service - Dunedin - Starting from $90.00 per person

Pick one of 3 departure times - 10:15, 1:15, or 4:00, and come out for the sightseeing tour of a lifetime!

Enjoy stunning views and epic wildlife on the new (2018), custom-made boat The Sootychaser.  Enjoy interactive narration by your experienced guide throughout the tour, as you keep an eye out for some of the rarest animals in the wild in New Zealand!  You'll get stunning views of Quarantine Island, Port Chalmers, and of course Taiaroa Head from inside the heated the... More...


7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Queenstown to Christchurch

7-Day South Island Photography Tour from Queenstown to Christchurch

Photography Tour - Queenstown - Starting from $4495.00 per person

Join Richard Young and Dave Buckton 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 fossilised forests, curious boulders, outstanding coastal scenery and a huge diversity of rare wildlife: penguins, sea lions, fur seals and albatross. 

Starting in Queenstown, the tour the travels through the Catlins Coastal Rainforest Park, with opportunities to... More...


PRIVATE SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS NZ

PRIVATE SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS NZ

Maori - Dunedin - Starting from $695.00 per person

SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS IS CREATED FOR YOUR TIME ONSHORE Dunedin is famous for New Zealand’s finest heritage and cultural icons, spectacular breath-taking ocean and mountain views, beautiful gardens and city cafes. The Otago Peninsula are top draw card to view the Albatross soaring in the skies above their nests .New Zealand’s amazing hot spots in Dunedin and surrounds provides you with a variety of options that can be made to a custom style day of memories. With many... More...

Dunedin City Highlights, Castle Gardens & Wildlife Cruise Tour

Dunedin City Highlights, Castle Gardens & Wildlife Cruise Tour

Castle - Dunedin - Starting from $245.00 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. The tour includes a 2 hour wildlife cruise designed for small groups to see unique wildlife of Otago harbour. You will experience memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views. Your tour will include an entry to the garden of the only castle of... More...

Peninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin incl. Penguin Place - half day

Peninsula 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 spectacular wildlife a scenic Otago Peninsula bus tour. An unforgettable experience awaits; be fascinated and exhilarated with the wealth of wildlife and the dramatic views of Otago Peninsula and the South Pacific Ocean.

Included is a tour to the award winning Penguin Place, home of the Yellow Eyed Penguin, which can only be found on the the southern shores of New Zealand's South... More...


Rosemary RetreatRosemary Retreat - Apartment.

Located opposite a small beach on Otago Harbour, Rosemary Retreat offers self-contained accommodation at Chy-an-Dowr....

Coastal Splendour - Self Drive (7 days-6 nights)Coastal Splendour - Self Drive (7 days-6 nights) - Private Tour - Christchurch. Starting from $1977.00 per person.

A seven day, six night self-drive tour of the South Island of New Zealand, including rental car, six nights 4 star...

 

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