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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number: 034781055
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Start by taking the road along the coast. Nice harbors and views. Then on way back take the interior higher road. Awesome views and beaches.

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
Charlevoix, Michigan
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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381 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Start by taking the road along the coast. Nice harbors and views. Then on way back take the interior higher road. Awesome views and beaches.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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555 reviews
284 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great day visit by car or foot or bike. Many trails, lots of wildlife to see and weather which changes by the minute. No Big A's but plenty of seals and sealions. A must do.

Thank MStJB
Exeter, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great drive round the peninsular. Stopped at gardens for coffee which was lovely. Amazing views as we drove round Tarmac & gravel roads. Well worth the effort

Thank DandR-Exeter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Exquisite views, beautiful harbour lots to see. The weather has to be good, sea fog can cause disappointment and Winter weather makes it less than fun

Thank Rdnkh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Otago peninsula is a beautiful drive out from Dunedin along the shore. We visited the Albatross centre, the only place in the world where the Royal Albatross nests on land rather than remote islands. After an interesting introduction we visited a hide where we could see the birds nesting and flying. A windy day is best as it helps... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Take a drive out to the Albatross colony and you will enjoy a great drive along the side of Otago Harbour, with some fantastic views. Then when you drive back, take the high road and you will get some great views of Dunedin. This is no problem in a camper van either.

Thank electrickev
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a bit rainy and windy day which were not many people there. Slow walking along the coast, we felt big relaxations.

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Albany, Australia
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109 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Otago Peninsula is a beautiful piece of New Zealand, and we spent an entire day here, exploring various places. It's worth taking a different road in and out - we took the road alongside the harbour to get to Taiaroa Head, and then returned via the road along the cliff-top. There are some winding bits that may make you... More 

Thank AlbanyRick
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a slow drive up to the Albatross sanctuary, loved the views. Lots of stops for photo opportunities available. Best to go in the afternoon so you can catch the evening penguin guided tour. Albatrosses can be seen flying around the peninsular, so bring some binoculars.

Thank JerWSun
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144 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the 40 minute drive from Dunedin center to view this attraction. We were able to stand a couple of meters away from wild fur seals without threatening them or ourselves which was great. If it's a cold day, make sure you wear something warm as it cam get very cold & blowy.

Thank PC62

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