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...


Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

Maori - - Starting from $119.00 per person

Explore spectacular Dunedin city and Otago Peninsula on this full-day small group tour (6 people Max). Visit Baldwin St (steepest street in the world), the University of Otago and Dunedin’s famous Scottish heritage sites. Then we will travel alongside the picturesque Otago harbour and head across to Sandfly Bay to spot local wildlife. Lunch is taken at the beautiful and historic Larnach Castle. We then journey to the rugged coastline and a visit to unique Tunnel Beach. More...

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula and Coastal Train trip tour

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula and Coastal Train trip tour

Day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $190.00 per person

Start at Port Chalmers to experience the pure beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery and unique wildlife and finish it with a scenic coastal train trip. You will experience gorgeous and memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays and wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views and take you closer to nature and its wildlife. Enjoy free time at Albatross Centre where you can relax at a... More...

Peninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin incl. Penguin Place - half day

Peninsula Cruise/Bus from Dunedin incl. Penguin Place - half day

Half-day Tour - Dunedin - Starting from NZ $139.00 per person

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 exhilarated with the wealth of wildlife and the dramatic views of Otago Peninsula and the South Pacific Ocean.

Included is a tour to the award winning Penguin Place, home of the Yellow Eyed Penguin, which can only be found on the the southern shores of New Zealand's South... More...

Private Guided Tour of Dunedin City Heritage and Unique Wildlife and Scenery

Private Guided Tour of Dunedin City Heritage and Unique Wildlife and Scenery

Private Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $750.00 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 comfortable van. You will be very flexible and can spend any amount of time at all the stops.
There is an option fo a bigger group too.

Scenic drive through the city and on Otago Peninsula to view the most breathtaking views. You will enjoy a stop at Royal Albatross Centre (about 1 hour), the world's only mainland... 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'...

Dunedin Shore Excursion - Sightseeing, Larnach Castle, Chinese Garden & MuseumDunedin Shore Excursion - Sightseeing, Larnach Castle, Chinese Garden & Museum - Castle - Christchurch. Starting from $135.00 per person.

An unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer. This tour combines...

 

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