Royal Albatross Centre, Dunedin
Your chance to see the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross, only a short scenic drive from Dunedin. The Royal Albatross Centre provides wildlife tours on Taiaroa Head where you can view Royal Albatross, Little Blue Penguins and many other seabirds from our purpose-built viewing areas. It also features an interactive gallery, superb cafe, souvenir shop and is home to the Otago Peninsula’s historic Fort Taiaroa.
The Royal Albatross Centre is owned and operated by the Otago Peninsula Trust, a charitable trust, whose objective is the protection and enhancement of the Otago Peninsula.
Royal Albatross Centre Highlights:
Royal Albatross Tours – visit the only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross
Little Blue Penguin Tours -watch the world’s smallest penguin, in its natural environment
Fort Taiaroa Tours – explore historic Fort Taiaroa, one of New Zealand’s earliest settlements
Albatross Cafe – featuring a range of dining options and open all day for a refreshing hot or cold beverage
Albatross Souvenir Shop – find a range of locally made gifts and souvenirs to remember your visit