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“Beautiful stay in flea bay” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pohatu Penguin Habitat

Pohatu Penguin Habitat
8/2 Rue Balguerie | Wildside Booking Office, Akaroa, New Zealand
033048542
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Akaroa
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
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“Beautiful stay in flea bay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

It was a beautiful stay in flea bay. Nice to be close to nature and see the sheeps, penguins and fur seals.. the beautiful views in akaroa.. thanks to kevin and wife.. ben and shireen for the pleasant experience. Highly recommend

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Bowmanville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Number one attraction in town, maybe in New Zealand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Blown away. Was such a great day. Worth every penny. We seen so much wildlife, this is definitely a hidden gem in New Zealand. The guides were very knowledgeable, and added to the overall experience.

Visited February 2014
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“Great Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We were picked up from our cruise ship by the farmer's wife, Shireen Helps who took us to the office, where her daughter Joey drove us on the tour with three others. We drove to Flea Bay, stopping at several view points, and also taking a walk through the bush. When we arrived several sheep and lambs were waiting to be fed. Next we saw a baby penguin being fed. After some lovely biscuits and muffins we were shown some penguin burrows where several penguins were moulting. Flea Bay is a beautiful cove and I would highly recommend this tour.

Visited February 2014
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Hamilton, Canada
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“AMAZING!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We did the 5:30 tour and we able to see lots of penguins coming home for the night! Even the rare Yellow eyed Penguin! It was an incredible experience to see them up close and not from a boat. This is a MUST!! They also let us feed some baby lambs!! So cute!

Visited November 2013
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“A Penguin Filled Evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This was a wonderful tour. We were picked up in town and transported along a beautiful road to the families farm. We were welcomed by sheep and watched a sick penguin being fed and going for a swim. We then entered the breeding and nesting area for an informative and beautiful evening. This was very well organized and the whole family really found in enjoyable and informative. Thank you for sharing this with us.!!!!

Visited February 2014
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