Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

4.7
#1 of 28 in Parks in Dunedin
Must see · Geologic Formation · Wildlife Area
Enjoy one of many seaside walks or a beach day at Otago Peninsula, whose 20 km (12.4 m) long harbor is home to famous seabirds and other wildlife. The peninsula was created by volcanic activity and today hosts many species, including the royal albatross, yellow-eyed penguin, and colonies of fur seals and sea lions. A number of uncrowded beaches on the peninsula make a relaxing seaside stop. Take advantage of the area's network of hikes and walks, ranging from easy to challenging, which lead you through pastures, dunes, and cliffs with fantastic views of the sea. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Dunedin holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Otago Peninsula and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • If you like views, birds, gardens and don’t mind a few twisty roads then the Otago Peninsula is a must visit. Do be aware that food is hard to find mid week with many cafes closed due to low visitor.....  more »
  • My family and I had the opportunity to stay in Otakou for a few days, it was just beautiful. It was easy to get too and from places like Larnach Castle, the Albatross Sanctuary, Allen’s Beach, which.....  more »
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  • An amazing drive around the peninsula. Spectacular views.
  • Peaceful and home of wildlife. There is no efficient way to visit the peninsula by bus. Its definitely better to have a car.

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