Pohatu Penguin Habitat, Akaroa
(4.9/5 based on 240+ 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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  • Great guide and really friendly people! Really enjoyed and kayak got to see lots of fauna of the area. Would definitely recommend 
  • We did the overnight package and loved it. The scenery was spectacular and we saw an incredible amount of marine wildlife. Our daughter loved feeding the lambs and of course seeing the penguins. Ben a...  more »
  • A very well organized trip which included camouflage poncho's which would be good in inclement or cold weather. Very knowledgeable guide and plenty of views of 2 sorts of penguins plus seals. A nice t...  more »