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

PRIVATE SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS NZ

PRIVATE SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS NZ

Maori - Dunedin - Starting from $695.00 per person

SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS IS CREATED FOR YOUR TIME ONSHORE Dunedin is famous for New Zealand’s finest heritage and cultural icons, spectacular breath-taking ocean and mountain views, beautiful gardens and city cafes. The Otago Peninsula are top draw card to view the Albatross soaring in the skies above their nests .New Zealand’s amazing hot spots in Dunedin and surrounds provides you with a variety of options that can be made to a custom style day of memories. With many... More...

Olveston Historic Home Guided Tour

Olveston Historic Home Guided Tour

Attraction - Dunedin - Starting from $22.00 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...

Dunedin Gardens and City Highlights Tour

Dunedin Gardens and City Highlights Tour

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $179.00 per person

Enjoy a guided tour of three of Dunedin's most beautiful gardens, take in the highlights of the city and enjoy a cafe lunch in a lovely bay setting. This 6.5 hour tour explores three of Dunedin's designated Gardens of International Significance -  the Dunedin Botanic Garden, the authentic Chinese Garden, and beautiful Glenfalloch gardens situated on the stunning Otago Peninsula. You'll also see the highlights of Dunedin City and enjoy lunch in the settlement of Portobello overlooking the... 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...

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.

See what cannot be seen from... More...


Captain Eady's LookoutCaptain Eady's Lookout - Bed and Breakfast.

Located in Portobello, 3.1 km from New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, Captain Eady's Lookout provides accommodation...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City SightseeingDunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing - Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin. Starting from $175.00 per person.

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a trip through the spectacular scenery surrounding the Taieri River on...

 

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