Otago

Otago, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from Otago

Otago Travel Blogs (74)
Penguin kisses, Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Penguin kisses

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... like kingfishers. We parked at the top of a steep hill leading down to the beaches where, hopefully, we would encounter some of New Zealand's rarer wildlife. First sighting was a one-year old Hooker's sea lion, still looking rather pup-like as he lazed on ...

Answering the Call of my Bluff, Otago and Southland, New Zealand travel blog

Answering the Call of my Bluff

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... for a typical rainy Sunday afternoon of relaxation and reading the Sunday papers. 9/8 Our real reason for visiting this part of New Zealand lay 30km down the road in the town of Bluff, famous for its oysters and a much-photographed international ...

Oamaru and the Otago Pennisular, Otago, New Zealand travel blog

Oamaru and the Otago Pennisular

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... , but at Taiaroa Head they're nesting close to a city. Luckily as far back as 1937 a local ornathologist Dr Richdale and the Otago branch of the Royal Society of NZ tried to protect the colony from interference of man or beast (dogs, cats, ferrets). In ...

Penguins, Sheep and a Castle, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Penguins, Sheep and a Castle

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... to the beach where the pengiuins come in. We saw lots of Yellow Eyed Penguins as well as Blue Penguins and New Zealand Fur Seals. The Penguins are endangered, and here they have a conservation project for them, so its not a zoo they ...