Pohatu Penguin Habitat, Akaroa
(4.9/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Get up close and personal with the white-flippered penguins of Pohatu Penguin Habitat. Visit the colony during the breeding season as part of a scenic FWD tour, which also takes in dramatic cliffs, an ancient volcano crater, a lighthouse, and the red beech forest of a scenic nature reserve. Adventurous types can kayak or explore the towering cliffs, rock stacks, reefs, and deep-sea caves. In addition to penguins, this area also shelters seals and many different sea birds. Put Pohatu Penguin Habitat at the forefront of your travel plans using our Akaroa trip builder.
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  • The tour processed very well organized for the travelers. The tour guide( Kevin & Ben) picked us up in central Akaroa and drove to Flea Bay where we could see & meet penguins. Two French gentlemen, gu...  more »
  • Fantastic evening out. Knowledgable staff, good commentary, easy to understand. I have lived in Christchurch all my life and did'nt realise what a wonderfull experience was so near. I would highly rec...  more »
  • The tour was very educational and so fun. I never expected to see penguins in NZ and we saw multiple chicks and many more coming to shore. We found all the information they provided on the history of ...  more »