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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 […]

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 [...]