Welcome to the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

Come and discover the world of the little blue penguins. Your visit contributes to our long-term conservation and research programmes where we care for and learn about the penguins' lives.


We are open to the public for Evening Viewing.


Doors open at 4:00pm, viewing begins at 5.30pm




If you are a Waitaki resident, please email us directly with proof of address to book: [email protected]


Book online here.



You can support our work by adopting a penguin or sponsoring our work:

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Nga mihi, thank you!