Located in the Otago region
Visit Taiaroa Head Nature Reserve – the only mainland colony of albatross in the Southern Hermisphere.
Visit Sandfly Bay Recreation Reserve – remarkable for its native fauna and flora and its spectacular views of the Otago Peninsula coastline and cliff tops. It has a significant colony of yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho and seabirds such as spotted shags, sooty shearwaters and variable oystercatchers. New Zealand fur seals/kekeno and New Zealand sea lions/rāpoka haul out on the rocks and beach and wallow in the sand.
Leave Dunedin on Highcliff Rd or Portobello Rd.