otago peninsula tours

Royal Albatross Centre – Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

Meet the Royals – Come see the only place in the world where Royal Albatross nest and breed on a mainland, just a short drive from Dunedin City. Pukekura/Taiaroa Head is home to over 20 species of wildlife.
” In my opinion, the Otago Peninsula is the finest example of eco-tourism in the world” Professor David Bellamy”Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to see the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross – make sure you book a tour now as limited numbers may access the observatory.

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Royal Albatross Centre – Blue Penguins Pukekura – Otago Peninsula Brochure-2019

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Royal Albatross Centre Highlights:

Royal Albatross Toursvisit the only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross in the world. Book a tour to see the amazing Royal Albatross, learn fascinating insights into these majestic monarchs of the sea from our expert guides. Come into our exclusive observatory and have the chance to view  these charismatic birds raising their young. On a breezy day you may even see them fly by with their huge three metre wingspan – a sight you’ll always remember.

Little Blue Penguin Tours -watch the world’s smallest penguin waddle home each evening in its natural environment.

Fort Taiaroa Tours – explore historic Fort Taiaroa’s hidden tunnels, discover a disappearing gun, and learn the full headland history.

Tiki-Tours – need transportation? we offer Tiki-Tour options that include transport and guided tours 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

People come from all over the world to enjoy the spectacular views on the Otago Peninsula, The Wildlife Capital of New Zealand.  With its 20 km long harbour, Otago Peninsula is the home of an abundance of magnificent world famous wildlife. There are over 20 species that breed, live or visit at Taiaroa Head.

Watch the famous live albatross webcam Royalcam for a sneak peek

Donate to help albatross care Givealittle Donation Page.

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