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

Shore Excursion: Dunedin Highlights Small-Group Tour

Shore Excursion: Dunedin Highlights Small-Group Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $99.00 per person

Make the most of your time on this half-day "Highlights" small group (up to 12 people), personal tour. You will see and learn about Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula with your guide being able to take you places the coach tours cannot reach. You will also have the option to take in some additional sights.

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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $193.00 per person

While you’re in port in Dunedin, explore the history and landscapes of the Otago Peninsula on this 7.5-hour tour. Travel through Dunedin as a guide points out local landmarks including Baldwin Street and the historic railway station. Stroll among the flowerbeds of the pretty Larnach Castle gardens, and upgrade to include entry to Larnach Castle — where New Zealand’s Victorian history comes to life. Then, head along the Otago Peninsula — home to native albatross, fur seals, penguins, and sea... More...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $81.00 per person

See the beautiful countryside surrounding Dunedin when your cruise ship is in port, on a small-group tour of the Otago Peninsula. This scenic tour takes you to lookouts for panoramic views over the countryside and coast, and reveals the relaxed seaside villages surrounding Dunedin. See sea lions basking in the sun on one of the regions most scenic beaches, and enjoy the personalized attention on this small-group shore excursion, with numbers limited to 19 people. More...

Shore Excursion: Personalized Tour of Dunedin

Shore 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 people allowing you to see the best of Dunedin on this personal experience. Your tour can include wildlife, historic buildings and wonderful scenery or if you have a preference on what you want to see, you can be taken there adding a little bit of history on the way. As this is a small group tour it allows stops when and where you want and you will be taken to all of those top... 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...


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 and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife TourDunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour - Wildlife - Dunedin. Starting from $189.00 per person.

See the highlights of Dunedin’s city center and Larnach Castle in the morning, then spend the afternoon immersed in the...

 

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