Welcome to the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

Come and discover the world of the little blue penguins. 

Day tours are available any time from 10:00am until 4:00pm

Evening viewing will begin at 5:15pm.


Check out our updates page to find out the latest penguin arrival numbers:

Daily updates



Your visit contributes to our long-term conservation and research programmes where we care for and learn about the penguins' lives.


You can also support our work by:

adopting a penguin

purchasing something from our Online Store 



Live Nest Camera




Live stream of the penguin viewing and seal area



Ngā mihi, thank you!