Evening Viewing Premium Entry

Watch the penguins returning home from a seated area with a live commentary.




Please Note:

 Premium seating is sold out for most February dates.

If making a booking for the same day, please call us

on  034331195





Premium sold out for:




12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26




 You have individual seating which makes the experience more comfortable. You will also get to listen to an informative commentary that is given by one of our staff members. When you make your way out to the grandstand you will enter into the breeding colony on a boardwalk and walk amongst their nesting burrows. Premium viewing is restricted to only 60 seats so bookings are advised.




 Seniors, Students, BBH, Top 10, YHA   


 Children (5-17 years)   


 Family Pass (2 Adults + Children)   


Children under 5 years FREE



Please Note: Photography or Filming is not permitted during evening viewing


During the summer months Evening Viewing is as late as 9:00 pm while during the winter our birds are arriving home as early as 5:30 pm. Arrival numbers vary from up over 200 in Summer down to under 30 in Winter. Take a look at our [Adobe Acrobat Document] Penguin Information Calendar for more information

Running time : 1-2 hours

Evenings in Oamaru can be cool so warm clothing is advise


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