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 seasonal displays and enjoy the lush surrounds – native ferns, exotic imports and indigenous New Zealand trees.

Cafe is open Wednesday – Sunday 8am – 4pm

(2) Fletcher house

Ever wanted to time travel? Step back into a time where there wasn’t any electricity or labour saving devices with a visit to Fletcher House, New Zealand’s only Fully Restored Edwardian Villa.

Open weekends and Public Holidays

727 Portobello Road, Broad Bay, Dunedin / Phone: 03 478 0180

Tours run from 11am to 4pm on weekends and public holidays (Except Christmas Day)

(3) Royal albatross centre

Located at the tip of the Otago Peninsula is home to the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Northern Royal Albatross.

Your only chance to see… Visit our exclusive observatory on the nature reserve on our guided tour to see albatross throughout their breeding cycle as they court, lay eggs and raise huge fluffy chicks. A proportion of every ticket sold at  goes directly towards the fostering and protection of the Northern Royal Albatross.

We also have a superb gift shop and cafe while you wait… You may even see them in flight.

(4) Fort taiaroa

Every wanted to see a fully restored Armstrong Disappearing gun, take our Unique Taiaroa guided tour which includes viewing nesting albatross and a visit through Fort Taiaroa and see a secret underground tunnel system below the albatross nature reserve.

(5) blue penguins pukekura

Discover Korora, the Little Blue Penguin below the Royal Albatross Centre at dusk. See them in their natural habitat – scurrying up to their cliff-face burrows at Pilots Beach.

Guided tour begins each evening at dusk when penguins come ashore and make their way to their nests where they feed their chick or roost.