Day trip

From Dunedin: Royal Albatross Centre & Otago Peninsula Tour

Activity provider: Fantail Tours Limited

From Dunedin: Royal Albatross Centre & Otago Peninsula Tour

Activity provider: Fantail Tours Limited

From US$ 143.69 per person

Take an exciting tour around Dunedin's historic city centre and the iconic Otago Peninsula. Enjoy a 6-hour tour as you see highlights of the city center, a diverse range of wildlife, and experience a 1 hour guided tour of the Royal Albatross Centre.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • Experience Dunedin's historic city highlights on a small group tour
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to enjoy breathtaking views of The Otago Peninsula
  • Explore the oldest botanic garden of New Zealand on a leisurely stroll
  • Learn more about The Royal Albatross on a guided tour of the Albatross Colony
Full description

Experience Dunedin and Otago Peninsula on a small group tour with plenty of flexibility and personalized attention. Begin your journey by meeting your tour guide between 9 - 9:30 AM at 2 meeting points in Dunedin and Port Chalmers.

Then enjoy a 20-minute scenic drive with photo stops around Dunedin City. Some highlights include the world's steepest street, viewpoints, and strolling around the botanic gardens.  After the city sightseeing, sit back to enjoy the most breathtaking scenery of Otago Peninsula along Highcliff Road with various stops for photo opportunities. 

After your 1-hour scenic drive, stop at the end of the Peninsula at The Royal Albatross Centre. Here you will immerse yourself in a 1-hour guided tour to learn all about Royal Albatross - one of the world's biggest seabirds. The tour starts with a short introduction about The Royal Albatross before a short walk up a slight slope to the viewing platform to view Royal Albatross breeding colony. 

After a break on Otago peninsula, drive along a low road to enjoy some different scenery, along the harbor. Then be returned to the meeting point to enjoy the rest of your afternoon.

  • 6-hour day trip from Dunedin to the Otago Peninsula
  • 1-hour guided tour of The Royal Albatross Centre
  • Tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Pick-up and drop-off from central Dunedin (if organized at the time of booking)
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Tours of the Royal Albatross Centre are subject to favorable weather conditions and availability
  • Your tour will be confirmed by the local operator within 24 hours of booking
  • In the rare event that the tour is unavailable, an alternate option will be provided by the local operator
  • Weather in New Zealand can be unpredictable; please bring appropriate clothing including a warm jacket, rain jacket, and comfortable shoes
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Product ID: 240672