This was one of the highlights of our visit to the Otago Peninsula. It's about a 20-30 minute drive from Dunedin city centre and the visit takes place in the evening. We had an... read more
Discover Korora, the Little Blue Penguin, the world's smallest penguin....
Discover Korora, the Little Blue Penguin, the world's smallest penguin. Enjoy close up viewing of penguins returning from a day at sea within the Takiharuru Pilots Beach nature reserve at dusk.
Watch from a purpose built observation deck as korora scurry up the beach to their cliff-face burrows. Viewing of the Little Blue Penguins is guaranteed and is an attraction not to be missed when visiting Dunedin, NZ's wildlife capital.
Blue Penguins Pukekura is a joint venture between the Korako Karetai Trust and the Otago Peninsula Trust who agreed to establish an accord to manage the environmental, historical and amenity values of the area known as Takiharuru Pilots Beach at Pukekura Taiaroa Head. The korora little blue penguin tour is hosted by local guides who share their cultural history and welcome guests to their area, Takiharuru Pilots Beach, which is of historical and current significance to the descendants of Korako Karetai.