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

Catlins Coastal Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

Catlins Coastal Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

Helicopter Tour - Queenstown - Starting from $12185.00 per person

The Catlins Coastal Helicopter tour takes you for a 6-hour unique wildlife experience on the remote Southern coast of New Zealand’s South Island.
Your private helicopter charter for up to 6 guests will have you flying south over beautiful Lake Wakatipu past the Hector Mountains and over the Southland plains, where you will see lots of sheep and cattle dotting the fertile farmland below before you meet the Southern Coast of New Zealand and the Catlins Conservation area.
Not only do you... 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...


Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

Maori - Dunedin - Starting from $150.00 per person

The Southern Skies Star Gazing tour takes you out to the Otago Peninsula on a journey of discovery to learn about the unique celestial features of the Southern sky, while also sharing stories and waiata (songs) about how Māori viewed the night sky. 
The Otago peninsula coastline provides a clear and breath-taking view of the night sky, along with a magical backdrop of coastal bird calls echoing across Hoopers inlet. In the right conditions, this rural coastal area is a prime viewing... More...

Dunedin Shore Excursion - Sightseeing, Larnach Castle, Chinese Garden & Museum

Dunedin Shore Excursion - Sightseeing, Larnach Castle, Chinese Garden & Museum

Castle - Christchurch - Starting from $135.00 per person

An unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer. This tour combines sightseeing of Dunedin City and the Otago Peninsula with a guided tour of Larnach Castle and its grounds. Also included are Dunedin’s Chinese Gardens and the Otago Early Settlers Museum. More...

Full-Day Wildlife Tour from Dunedin

Full-Day Wildlife Tour from Dunedin

Wildlife - Dunedin - Starting from $175.00 per person

Visit the habitat of one of the world's rarest penguins. Walk through a private nature reserve on this guided tour to see the rare Yellow Eyed Penguin, Little Blue Penguins and NZ Furseals in the wild. Specially designed hides allow for close viewing of penguin in their nesting habitat. Explore the far reaches of the Otago Peninsula and a chance to see the Royal Albatross in flight. Also included in this full day tour is an in-depth look at Dunedin's main city sights. Lookouts, photo stops and... More...


Roselle Farm CottageRoselle Farm Cottage - Apartment.

Boasting a garden and harbour views, Roselle Farm Cottage features accommodation in Portobello with free WiFi and...

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Day TourOtago Peninsula Wildlife Day Tour - Maori - Dunedin. Starting from $260.00 per person.

See spectacular marine wildlife, learn from a conservation expert, discover intriguing Māori history, and explore...

 

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