Must-see attractions in Otago Peninsula

  • Nature’s Wonders Naturally

    Otago Peninsula

    What makes the improbably beautiful beaches of this coastal sheep farm different from other important wildlife habitats is that (apart from pest…

  • Royal Albatross Centre & Fort Taiaroa

    Otago Peninsula

    Taiaroa Head (Pukekura), at the peninsula’s northern tip, has the world’s only mainland royal albatross colony, along with a late 19th-century military…

  • Larnach Castle

    Otago Peninsula

    Standing proudly on top of a hill overlooking the peninsula, this gorgeous Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1871 by Dunedin banker, merchant and Member…

  • Glenfalloch Woodland Garden

    Otago Peninsula

    Make time to pause at these lush, well-tended gardens, filled with flowers and swaying mature trees, including a 1000-year-old matai. Walking tracks…

  • Penguin Place

    Otago Peninsula

    On private farmland, this reserve protects nesting sites of the rare yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho). The 90-minute tours cover 2km and focus on penguin…

  • Ōtākou Marae

    Otago Peninsula

    An important centre for Ngāi Tahu life in Otago.

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