Fodor's Expert Review Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

Oamaru Family

Penguins at Friendly Bay might be present any time of the year, and tours and viewing opportunities run day and evening. There's a small visitor center on site with a shop and toilet facilities. The actual times penguins come ashore in the evening affects the nighttime hours, but the center opens every day at 5 pm. Access to the public beach is free.

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2 Waterfront Rd.
Oamaru, Otago  9400, New Zealand


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Rate Includes: Tours from NZ$36

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