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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 […]

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 […]