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

Full-Day Larnach Castle Tour

Full-Day Larnach Castle Tour

Historic - Dunedin - Starting from $145.00 per person

Enjoy a personalized small-group tour of Larnach Castle and Dunedin City. This is a 7-hour fully guided tour that lets you explore Dunedin and Larnach Castle at a leisurely pace. At the end of the tour you will be driven right back to your cruise ship in plenty of time (at least 1 hour prior to ship's departure). The tour takes in many interesting buildings and landmarks in Dunedin city such as the Larnach family tomb in Dunedin's old Northern Cemetery, the old University and all the main city... 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...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston House

Dunedin 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 Experience the magnificent scenery of the Otago Peninsula by Railway and then in the afternoon enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Dunedin. This tour also includes admission and a tour of the amazing Olveston House! 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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Olveston Historic Home Guided Tour

Olveston Historic Home Guided Tour

Attraction - Dunedin - Starting from $20.00 per person

Admire the fine architecture, gardens and decor of the elegant Olveston Historic Home during a 1-hour guided tour of this must-see attraction in Dunedin. You can also stroll through the beautiful gardens and take in views of the city and Otago Harbour. During the house tour, your knowledgeable guide shares informative commentary about the design, art and furnishings, as well as the family that built the home. This tour gives you a chance to glimpse life in New Zealand during the early... More...


Portobello MotelPortobello Motel - Motel.

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

Shore Excursion: Personalized Tour of DunedinShore Excursion: Personalized Tour of Dunedin - Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin. Starting from $300.00 per person.

Enjoy a half-day personalized tour of Dunedin on this small group shore excursion. This tour has a maximum of 4...

 

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