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Blue Penguins Pukekura

Love penguins? Discover Kororā, the Little Blue Penguin, the world's smallest penguin, in their natural habitat - scurrying up to their cliff-face burrows at Pilots Beach on the Otago Peninsula., Dunedin, in a magical setting.

Enjoy seeing blue penguins arrive in an magical wildlife setting.

Come to Pukekura, a haven for penguins. On tour your guide will share stories about Kororā, the Little Blue Penguin, the world’s smallest penguin. You'll be guided down to the beach to a viewing platform to see them in their natural habitat as they arrive home. Blue Penguins Pukeura is a conservation project between the Korako Karetai family and Otago Peninsula Trust - funds raised go to penguin care.

Access to Pilots Beach reserve penguins at dusk is only when on a guided tour. Max 90 people, so make sure you book. Photos allowed.

Tour time is approximately half an hour before sunset

Transport - Blue Penguin Tiki Tour available from Dunedin City - return.

Contact us by

+64 3 478 0499

Physical Address

1259 Harington Road
Dunedin 9077
New Zealand

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  • 15 Jun 2019: “Too crowded”
  • 21 Mar 2019: “Close up penguins”
  • 14 Mar 2019: “Well organised and a superb experience. You...”