Author Archives: Chris

A Record Season!

Albatross Centre

What a record season that was! Well that’s a wrap for the 2020/2021 season here at Pukekura “Taiaroa Head” 42 eggs were laid for the season, over 140 individuals recorded/ seen by the Department of Conservation Rangers. 30 chicks successfully fledged from the colony where they will spend the next 5 years out at sea, […]

World Albatross Day!

Join us for World Albatross Day! We will be celebrating World Albatross Day in the Dunedin Octagon from 10am – 2pm on Saturday 19th June with our amazing Albatross expert team. Pop by, say hello, and learn more about the Royal giants of Dunedin – the Northern Royal Albatross. What is World Albatross Day about […]

What’s on view!

What’s on view! 33 albatross chicks sit patiently on Taiaroa Head this season which marks a record year. 5 of the 33 chicks can be viewed on tour from our glassed observatory. With some luck, we may see an albatross return back to feed its chicks or even see an albatross in flight with its […]

Famous five

(1) glenfalloch restaurant & gardens Start your day with a stop at Glenfalloch Restaurant & Gardens and visit the beautiful historic woodland garden on Dunedin’s stunning Otago Peninsula. Experience one of NZ’s most gorgeous gardens and listen to the beautiful birdsong Explore Glenfalloch Garden, 30 acres of historic garden begun in 1871. Stroll amongst the beautiful […]

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 […]