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...


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...

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...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $165.00 per person

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a trip through the spectacular scenery surrounding the Taieri River on board the Taieri Gorge Railway. Travel through tunnels and over viaducts on this train-lover’s shore excursion, and then see Dunedin’s top sights before returning to the Dunedin port. 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...


Seaton Retreat Bed And BreakfastSeaton Retreat Bed And Breakfast - Bed and Breakfast.

Offering a barbecue and sun terrace, Seaton Retreat Bed And Breakfast is situated in Portobello in the Otago Region,...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston HouseDunedin 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...

 

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