Unique... Our Royal Albatross Colony at Taiaroa Head is the only mainland breeding colony of royal albatross in the world. Imagine viewing a huge Royal Albatross with a three-metre wingspan gliding effortlessly and silently near you? Giant fluffy chicks awaiting their parental feeding? Patient parents incubating eggs? Teenage hijinks? Meet the Royals -Gain insight into the private lives of these magnificent birds - take a guided tour to our exclusive observatory on the nature reserve with our expert guides.
Book a tour to Albatross, Historic Fort Taiaroa, Little Blue Penguins, Tiki Tours. Free entry to educational displays - Taiaroa Head is a heritage and wildlife hotspot. 20 wildlife species. Wildlife & Heritage Capital of New Zealand.