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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
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Get out to The Peninsular if you can, the further you go the quieter and more beautiful it gets with wonderful views on both sides.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Get out to The Peninsular if you can, the further you go the quieter and more beautiful it gets with wonderful views on both sides.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Larnach Castle was well worth a visit . The gardens were beautiful and the history and restorations were great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

we visited with the castle, and views around the peninsula, and stopped for a look at the albatross center, but didn't do the tour. Without doing the albatross tour, you can still have a look around at the views and maybe even see a few fur seals on the shore. Beautiful scenery, rolling farms in coastal views, we had a... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

in case you're going for a special purpose, like to see albatrosses or penguins - it's nice to drive the peninsula. But just like that it's a waste of time - there're much more beautiful places in NZ

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Just minutes from Dunedin Center, the rolling farms and wonderful Pacific views feel like you are hundreds of miles away. We took a lovely walk at the Koria Reserve to Victory Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We did the Albatross Tour which was a wow experience as you see the parents looking after their chicks and you watch the amazing wing span of these huge birds flying over your head...

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Make sure you take the boat trip to see the Albatros. Join it on the Peninsula. Take the waterside drive out and the mountain drive back.

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Waikato
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great chance to get "up close and personal" with the sea lions, penguins and watch the albatross soar

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I loved the scenery and the slow pace of the place we stayed in Portobello. Views are fantastic but the driver better not look at them for too long or he (or she) will end up off the road. No Cash or Petrol available on the peninsula so cash up and fill up before you go.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We drove out to the end of the peninsular, had a look through the display room presentations on the albatrosses and other marine life, grabbed a coffee and bite to eat from the cafe' (which was nice) and took a stroll down to the beach, through the windblown toitoi's and there directly infront were about four sea lions. Could get... More 

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