First albatross chicks for 2019

Media Release 21 January 2019 First albatross chick for 2019 hatches The first chicks of the 2018/19 breeding season for the Royal Albatross Colony at Pukekura were welcomed today with three newly hatched chicks seen by DOC Rangers. In a Dunedin tradition a “Happy Birthday” flag flys from the Dunedin City Council’s Mayoral Flagpole to […]

HAVE YOU VISITED OTAGO PENINSULA’S FAMOUS FIVE? Discover why Dunedin is New Zealand’s wildlife and heritage capital and Otago Peninsula the highlight daytrip. Meet Dunedin’s Royal Family on your Famous Five adventure… Famous Five Must Dos: Gaze at gigantic Royal Albatross, see the world’s only mainland breeding colony – Royal Albatross Centre Meet the world’s […]

School Holiday Fun, Events and Deals

Have you planned your holiday fun? We’ve found 20 Deals and Tips for you during FUNedin Festival 4-19 July ✅?Royal Albatross Express. $15/$5 express tours to see giant 8kg+ fluffy chicks ✅ ?Blue Penguins Pukekura- Free kids ✅ ?Glenfalloch Gnaughty Gnome Hunt.15 July ✅ ?Fletcher House Gold Coin entry ✅ ?Unique Fort Taiaroa Mates Rates ✅ ?Marine Studies Centre and Touch […]

World Albatross Day 19 June 2020

Did you know that tomorrow, Fri 19 June,  Dunedin is going to be the first place on the planet to celebrate inaugural World Albatross Day? Come and join us in the Octagon from 8.30am for some avian adventures... Celebrate Inaugural World Albatross Day with our team! Be first on the planet. When?  |  8.30am-9.30am Friday [...]

Locals of Locals of Taiaroa Head

Welcome to the second edition of our newsletter highlighting resources for you to incorporate into your distance teaching – we have educational resources for both primary and secondary level. Remember to check out our Royal Cam chick – at three months old she is very fluffy and growing fast, already taking a few steps from her nest and stretching her […]