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We knew that we not visiting at the right time to see the Penguins but it was a great walk any way.
It was interesting to see the breeding boxes so far away from the water and walk through the bush. the views over the...More
We were advised that for the time of year (sept sunset at 6.30) the penguins start coming on shore at 4 til about 5. We did not go all the way to the end of the path to the hide but about 2/3rd of the...More
A seal was sunning itself on the beach, but unfortunately missed the penguins coming in. We got there about 6 with at most an hour of light left. You can only be on th he beach between 9am and 3pm. Great views down the coast...More
On August 7, 2018 in the afternoon we were in this observatory to try to see yellow-eyed penguins, according to what they told us in the i-site they usually leave before nightfall, in fact they leave the beach at 3:00 p.m. Do not disturb the...More
The lookout is a little far from the beach where the penguins nest, but you might be able to see them if you're lucky and it's free. You should go in the early morning or early evening. We saw two of them about an hour...More
Went for a easy walk to Bushy Beach from Oamaru. Beautiful farms and animals along the way. Spend about 30 min at the look out and saw 4 yellow eyed penguins come out. Bring binocluars to see them properly. Keep of the beach after 3...More