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

6-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Milford Sound, Queenstown and Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier

6-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Milford Sound, Queenstown and Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier

Multi-day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $2309.00 per person

Treat yourself to a semi-independent 6-day trip to the stunning fiords, gorgeous glaciers and top-rated scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island, on this round-trip from Christchurch. Travel by narrated coach and aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway and TranzAlpine passenger trains; enjoy a Milford Sound cruise with onboard lunch; soar above Lake Wakatipu on the Queenstown Skyline Gondola; and take a complimentary shuttle to the Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier lookout point. Overnight... More...

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 hotel accommodation.
Yellow-eyed penguin tour on the Otago Peninsula and nature cruise in Milford Sounds are included plus many more options can be added.
The vehicle included with this rental is a Standard Size SDAR car, Toyota Corolla or similar
The vehicle comes equipped with Satellite Navigation More...

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...


Peninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin - half day

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

Experience unrivalled viewing of the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on Otago Peninsula's spectacular Taiaroa Head. Visit the world's... More...

Otago Peninsula package from Dunedin incl. Larnach Castle - full day

Otago Peninsula package from Dunedin incl. Larnach Castle - full day

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from NZ $275.00 per person

This premier tour of the Otago Peninsula includes the full Otago Harbour and Taiaroa Head Wildlife Cruise, scenic Otago Peninsula bus tour, and guided tours of the Royal Albatross Colony, the Yellow Eyed Penguin Reserve, a visit to wading bird habitats, and Larnach Castle.

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... More...


Rose CottageRose Cottage - Holiday Home.

Rose Cottage is a self-catering holiday home situated on the Otago Peninsula, 2.2 km from Portobello and 21.2 km from...

Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hourWildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hour - Wildlife - Otago Peninsula. Starting from NZ $49.00 per person - Taiaroa Head.

Experience unrivalled viewing of the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on Otago Peninsula's spectacular...

 

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