Blue Penguins Pukekura

Discover Kororā, the Little Blue Penguin, the world's smallest penguin, in their natural habitat - scurrying up to their cliff-face burrows at Pilots Beach on the Otago Peninsula.

$35.00 - $30.00

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After a day at sea, the penguins congregate in groups known as "rafts" not far offshore where they often can be heard vocalising - usually short, loud squawks. At dusk penguins come ashore and make their way to their nests where they feed their chicks or roost.

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Access to Pilots Beach reserve is restricted from one hour before sunset to 8 a.m. year round. Access during this time is permitted only when on a guided tour.

Tour time is approximately half an hour before sunset check your booking confirmation for specific time.

Children $10 Adults $30 and Family $70

Blue Penguin Tiki Tour 'Bird Bus' available from Dunedin City - return daily.


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Physical address

Blue Penguins Pukekura, 1259 Harington Road, Harwood, Dunedin, Dunedin - Coastal Otago, 9077, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Tours begin at sunset every night. For tour times see
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
45-55 minutes drive from Dunedin city along stunning Otago Peninsula

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $35.00 - $30.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Family $80 (2 Adults and 3 children)
Further pricing information:
Photographs permitted - without flash.

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