Otago Peninsula Trust attractions re-open

Level Two Update –  we’re open! Otago Peninsula Trust attractions are open for visitors. New Albatross products! Locals’ half price tours | Private Tours Royal Albatross Centre, Blue Penguins Pukekura, Glenfalloch Garden, Fletcher House all open Covid 19 Health and Safety Plans are in place Limited Places on all tours. Bookings recommended Bookings 034780499 reservations@albatross.org.nz.. read more →

Neighbourhood News – Penguin Patter 19 April 2020

What’s our penguinologist found this week? Hiltrun Ratz shares penguin secrets from behind the scenes. Colony Update Pre-moult adults are still returning to Pilots beach to begin their annual moult. These birds are parents that either fledged or abandoned their second brood or really late juveniles. This season, about one in five chicks that fledged.. read more →

Neighbourhood News – Penguin Patter 26 April 2020

What’s our penguinologist found this week? Hiltrun Ratz shares penguin secrets from behind the scenes. Colony Update The penguin colony is much quieter now.  This week, twenty seven adults were found moulting at home, along with a mere 8 non-moulting adults. Little footprints on the beach reveal that the penguins are still coming and going,.. read more →

Neighbourhood News – Penguin Patter 10 May 2020

What’s our penguinologist found this week? Hiltrun Ratz shares penguins secrets from behind the scenes. A lot of penguins stayed home last week – 162 recorded plus three moulters. It’s possible that this is the peak and the numbers will decline again next week. Penguin explorers The penguins do lots of exploring and sometimes get.. read more →

Givealittle Generosity Thank you!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We’ve cried a little from the generosity of our supporters. Its a really hard time for us as we closed the Royal Albatross Centre for the pandemic. Usually we’d be busy with visitors and raising money to support albatross care and carry out our mission to preserve.. read more →

Portobello Inc April 2020 Newsletter

Here’s the latest news from the Portobello Community – enjoy the reading! Portobello Inc APRIL 2020 Newsletter read more →

Otago Peninsula Trust Annual Report 2018-19

Thank you so much to our members for your support of the Trust, which has enabled us to achieve some great accomplishments for the 2018/2019 Annual Report – Have a read of the report at the link below: • A surplus of $180,862 • Record 28 northern royal albatross chicks successfully fledged from Pukekura/Taiaroa Head.. read more →

Otago Peninsula Trust Enterprises closed for Govt COVID-19 shutdown

Kia ora Friends of Otago Peninsula Trust We have closed the Royal Albatross Centre, Glenfalloch and Blue Penguins Pukekura halting albatross and penguin tours until at least 24 April 2020 as part of the NZ Govt’s measures to combat COVID-19 under the Level 4 Alert. Our team are busy working hard to deal with booking.. read more →

Amazing Opportunity – Partnership at Glenfalloch Restaurant

Ready for a fantastic restaurant opportunity in a glorious location? Glenfalloch Woodland Garden on Otago Peninsula, famous for hosting generations of Dunedin celebrations, is available for a catering partnership from April 2020. Currently #1 Dunedin restaurant on TripAdvisor! Otago Peninsula Trust, the property owner, is seeking a partner to continue the proud Glenfalloch tradition of.. read more →

Otago Peninsula Goes Wild

Ever wanted to see a 6kg giant albatross chick, or watch the world’s smallest penguin waddle home? Keen to learn about what sort of pests endanger our precious wildlife? Otago Peninsula Trust presents an array of special events to encourage keen wildlife watchers during this month’s Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature 22-28 April. Great deals.. read more →