|Taiaroa Head, site of The Royal Albatross Centre where the mighty birds nest, and Pilots Beach, home of the rare blue-eyed penguin.|
This is bird territory - albatross, gannets, gulls and penguins, plus their partners in lolling, seals and sea lions. I go into details about them and where to see them and what it takes to see them in their native haunts in a previous post, In search of elusive New Zealand birds.
|The Monarch is easy on, easy off, levelers and if you don't see an albatross flying your second trip is free.|
|Overlook from Penguin Place tour.|
|Ewe and lamb atop the overlook.|
|Sunning fur seal|