Royal Albatross Centre

Point of Interest

2.8 from 7 users.


1261 Harington Point Road, Harington Point 9077, South Island.

(03) 478 0499



Royal Albatross Tours: visit the only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross in the world. Book a tour to see the amazing Northern Royal Albatross, learn fascinating insights into these majestic monarchs of the sea from our expert guides. Come into the exclusive observatory and have the chance to view these charismatic birds raising their young. On a breezy day, you may even see them fly by with their huge 3-metre wingspan a sight youll always remember. The Royal Albatross Centre is operated by the Otago Peninsula Trust, New Zealands first private charitable conservation trust. A proportion of every ticket sold at the centre goes directly towards the fostering and protection of the Northern Royal Albatross.

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Lat: -45.776277 Lng: 170.728256

User Reviews



Wonderful birds so close! Totally worth it


Ron Sawyer

Great view of albatrosses feeding chicks. Quite expensive and would have liked more time before being kicked out of the observatory. Look at it as contributing to conservation of albatrosses.



The blue penguins tour is awesome! Totally worth the money


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