Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago Peninsula is the location of Dunedin's seal and penguin colonies, and the world's only mainland albatross rookery.

Otago Peninsula
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Photographs Michael Witbrock & Antoine Brusseau, New Zealand on the Web, January 1996

Jutting out to sea, and forming one side of Otago Harbour, the Peninsula is well worth a day trip, with sights ranging from a Victorian Castle and World War II gun emplacements to seal and penguin colonies, and the world's only mainland albatross rookery.

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Featured Otago Peninsula Activities

Full-Day Ships Shore Excursions from Dunedin

Full-Day Ships Shore Excursions from Dunedin

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $45.00 per person

The full-day trip, conducted by a historic double-decker bus has a great range of stops including Otago Museum, Baldwin Street, Dunedin Botanic Gardens and much more. Discover New Zealand's only castle and learn more about this beautiful city. It can be combined with others tours such as Cadbury World or the Speight's Brewery Tour. The tour starts and ends at Port Chalmer and includes the ticket admission for special attractions as well as commentary on the bus and 15 people are required at... More...


Otago Peninsula package from Dunedin incl. Larnach Castle - full day

Otago Peninsula package from Dunedin incl. Larnach Castle - full day

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from NZ $275.00 per person

This premier tour of the Otago Peninsula includes the full Otago Harbour and Taiaroa Head Wildlife Cruise, scenic Otago Peninsula bus tour, and guided tours of the Royal Albatross Colony, the Yellow Eyed Penguin Reserve, a visit to wading bird habitats, and Larnach Castle.

Cruise the length of the beautiful Otago Harbour before embarking on an exploration of Taiaroa Head's spectacular wildlife a scenic Otago Peninsula bus tour. An unforgettable experience awaits; be fascinated and... More...

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruises and Otago Harbour Ferry

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruises and Otago Harbour Ferry

Ferry Service - Dunedin - Starting from $90.00 per person

Pick one of 3 departure times - 10:15, 1:15, or 4:00, and come out for the sightseeing tour of a lifetime!

Enjoy stunning views and epic wildlife on the new (2018), custom-made boat The Sootychaser.  Enjoy interactive narration by your experienced guide throughout the tour, as you keep an eye out for some of the rarest animals in the wild in New Zealand!  You'll get stunning views of Quarantine Island, Port Chalmers, and of course Taiaroa Head from inside the heated the... More...


Half day Private Tour of Dunedin City Highlights and Peninsula Scenery

Half day Private Tour of Dunedin City Highlights and Peninsula Scenery

Private Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $500.00 per person

Enjoy Dunedin on a private tour, tailored just for your group of up to 6 passengers. A knowledgeable driver - guide will show you the best spots in Dunedin in a private vehicle. You will be very flexible to spend any amount of time at all the stops.
Scenic drive from Port Chalmers through the countryside road to the city. Suggested stops are: Baldwin Street, Signal Hill Lookout Point, upper Botanic Garden with bird aviaries, Otago University, Octagon, First Church, Dunedin Railway station,... More...

Otago Peninsula Bike Tour from Dunedin

Otago Peninsula Bike Tour from Dunedin

Bike Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $99.00 per person

Landscape, wildlife and history come together to make the Otago Peninsula one of the premier biking destinations. On this 4 hour small group bike tour, you will experience the remote beauty of the Otago Peninsula. Bike the quiet gravel roads, view wildlife, and walk along deserted white sandy beaches, home to penguins, seals and sea lions. More...


Chy-an-DowrChy-an-Dowr - Apartment.

Located opposite a small beach on Otago Harbour, Chy-an-Dowr offers a guest suite at Chy-an-Dowr. It is 20 minutes'...

Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hourWildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock - 1 hour - Wildlife - Otago Peninsula. Starting from NZ $49.00 per person - Taiaroa Head.

Experience unrivalled viewing of the exciting and diverse wildlife that makes its home on Otago Peninsula's spectacular...

 

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