Yellow Eyed Penguin Conservation...

Yellow Eyed Penguin Conservation Reserve

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Katrawa

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Only a few penguins can be seen, 8 in 3 hours, but nicer experience than Oamaru.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Beeny

England

Ranking: 7/10

Very enjoyable as we were fortunate enough to see returning adults on the beach and also feeding young at close quarters from our hide. However, aware that you could go and see very little. Guide knowledgeable and helpful.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Hartmut Vogt

Sweden

Ranking: 7/10

Don't visit during the day, very few Penguins. Better in the afternoon, nice staff, its for a good cause so price OK.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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ccthornton100

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Conservation of penguins habitat a priority, so the walkways are embedded into the ground and camoflaged. Walking is easy and photos can be taken up close without disturbing the birds. We had good views of them in their shelters and the guide was v knowledgable and answered all our questions.
Well worth the money to know these endangered penguins are being cared for.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Nicky and Andy Prescott

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Before dusk, you get to see the penguins walking in from the sea waddling across the beach and climbing the hill to their nests. So cute!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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MundschanGermany

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

2 guided tour on Otago Peninsula, watching for seals + yellow eyed penguins. Guide was prepared excellent and found the right mix between explaining and just giving time to look

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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ChrisD

England

Ranking: 10/10

Having the world's rarest penguins come up to our car in a DOC reserve.

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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JohannaB

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk, nice ranger explains everything, but go there in breed seasons -> otherwise just few penguins.

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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StefanGermany1

Germany

Ranking: 3/10

The track is very far away! Better pay for the blue penguin colony - that was great!

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Paul

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

This was the best experience we had in New Zealand.

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Thea X

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Good explanation.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Pedro Menendez

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

Although you can see Yellow-eyed P. in other places it's a very good experience can see them in their nest boxes. The facilities are very good and you don't disturb the penguins in all. Recommend it.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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AliB

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing experience. We saw lots of penguins and had a very knowledgeable and passionate guide who gave us an extra long tour. Best of all, your money helps save these rare penguins.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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MiepS

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

What I actually enjoyed most was the passion with which the guide spoke about the penguins and the area. You could see that he loved his job.

Reviewed over 12 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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VincentD

Switzerland

Ranking: 5/10

Boring and not comprehensible (speaking). Little surprising penguins encounter.

Reviewed over 12 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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AimeeP

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Worth the money to see the penguins. Guides are knowledgable & friendly. Fun.

Reviewed over 12 years ago