a day on the Peninsula

lookout from the Albatross Centre

Royal Albatross doing a fly-by

west coast, South Island of New Zealand

the beach at Penguin Place where the Yellow Eyed Penguins come ashore

This past weekend we have had VIP guests visiting – my parents have been over from Australia. It was also Mia’s 8th birthday, so we had a lot of together-time, meals, and adventures. Our biggest adventure was a day spent taking a Peninsula Tour with Monarch Wildlife Cruises – up and over the Otago Peninsula, over to the Royal Albatross Centre, on to the Monarch to cruise around the Taiaroa headland, then for a wander around Penguin Place to view the Yellow Eyed Penguins. It’s an amazing day out – such a great experience, and you see such many amazing and unique wildlife, I highly recommend it! Such a great way to appreciate the wonder that is around us. As you can see it was rather a gray and hazy day, but often that is the best light for Dunedin, showing off all it’s rugged beauty.

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2 Responses to a day on the Peninsula

  1. Jill says:

    The photos are so beautiful! it makes me want to come visit. It sounds like you had a nice time with your special guests.

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