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Yellow eyed penguin in full call.
 
Photo by Paul Sorrell

Penguin Place 90 Minute Guided Tours Discounted

Penguin Place —

Every day during the festival there will be a 25% discounted tour at 3.45pm at Penguin Place. Observe the shy Yellow Eyed Penguins through a unique system of covered trenches and viewing hides.  

Penguin Place is a private conservation effort to help save the world’s most endangered penguin and the guided tours to see the Yellow-Eyed Penguin fund 100% of our project.

The penguin tour begins with a short talk outlining the issues Yellow Eyed Penguins are facing, their lifecycle and how the Penguin Place conservation project is carried out. 

A short bus trip over the farm takes small groups to the reserve. While in the reserve, your guide will lead you on foot through a unique system of covered trenches and into viewing hides. 

These hides allow access to the living areas and breeding grounds of this shy penguin, providing the opportunity to witness and photograph undisturbed activity at close range.

Participants need to be comfortable on their feet as it is a walking tour. Over the 90 minute tour, a maximum of 900 metres will be covered.

Children attending this event can redeem a Kiwi Guardian Wild Dunedin Medal. Penguin Place will give you the information on how to claim your medal on www.wilddunedin.nz

DEAL:  90 minutes for $90 (2 adults, 3 children) $40.50/adult $12/child -

This tour during the festival is offered at 25% discount ( usually $120/family) 

Location: Penguin Place, 45 Pakihau Road,R.D. 2 Harington Point.