The Penguin Place

Point of Interest

4 from 2 users.


45 Pakihau Road, Harington Point, South Island.

(03) 478 0286


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Lat: -45.796586 Lng: 170.729897

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With the distinct feeling that a large part of tge 55$pp pricetag go towqrds profit rather than conservation. Which is ok if youre upright about it. But i encourage you to go there and make your own mind up about it.


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.. towards. The answer was that these numbers aren't public. Well based on how many people where in our tour and the next half an hour later and some very conservative estimation this facility generates at least 3/4 million dollars a year probably much more which is quite a lot for a conservation project. Based on what I've seen there I have left..


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But after learning that these animals are quite antisocial I was surprised to see that there was 7-8 of them in an area of about 2,5m². They were constantly fighting/squaquing at each other while we watched them. Perhaps agitated by the person cleaning their coop. This lead me to ask how much revenue the project was making/what the money went..


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