Otago Penninsula

26 Aug 2013

castleThe Otago Peninsula stretches along the southern edge of the Otago harbour just outside of central Dunedin and a beautiful trip around bays and inlets, sandy beaches and lush landscape.  The is a renowned eco tourism area with rare opportunities to view a wide range of wildlife including royal Albatross, blue penguins and the rare yellow-eyed penguin, seals, birds and more.  Make sure you visit the Royal Albatross Centre and Natures Wonders.

There is also a lot of history here to visit as well.  Take a tour of the only castle in Australasia the Larnach Castle and Gardens.  Also visit Glanfalloch Gardens and the Dunedin Aquarium and browse in the quaint boutique shops and artist galleries in Portobello Village. 

There are many other diversions on the peninsula such as walks, beaches and great shopping and dining.  Stay the night or the weekend while on the peninsula at Portobello Kiwi Holiday Park.  

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