Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

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#1 of 46 in Wildlife in Otago Region
Enjoy one of many seaside walks or a beach day at Otago Peninsula, whose 20 km (12.4 m) long harbor is home to famous seabirds and other wildlife. The peninsula was created by volcanic activity and today hosts many species, including the royal albatross, yellow-eyed penguin, and colonies of fur seals and sea lions. A number of uncrowded beaches on the peninsula make a relaxing seaside stop. Take advantage of the area's network of hikes and walks, ranging from easy to challenging, which lead you through pastures, dunes, and cliffs with fantastic views of the sea. To visit Otago Peninsula and other attractions in Dunedin, use our Dunedin trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 10, 2017
    駕 friends, from Dunedin to Otago Penisula must walk to Portobello Road, this highway 盡 terms cannot enemies seaview, very 優 scene or landscape beauty. Puerto Vallarta image: Wind blowing over the sea, you can see the sea 歐 wings fly high. And can see only only a sheep bleating. I likes to see the sea, so this is my mind New Orleans West Falkland Islands most beautiful roads of the port.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Certainly in fine clear weather did you get from the various hills stunning views of the Bay and other area.
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  • August 8, 2017
    A visit to Dunedin is not complete without a trip to one of the many amazing area on the Peninsula. Coastal views stunning and always a chance of encountering some cool wildlife.....  more »

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