Meander your way to Portobello via the harbour side drive, (Portobello Rd) or Highcliff Rd. Portobello Rd takes you on a journey along side the waters edge with the sights of Dunedin and the activity on the Otago Harbour.
On to Macandrew Bay where there is a gallery displaying both local and national art, a café & bar and a convenience store. Further along Portobello Rd you will come to Broad Bay where you will find the Fletcher House. Three minutes along the road will bring you to Happy Hens. A great place to purchase that unique gift. Otago Peninsula Motel can be seen from the road by Happy Hens.
Portobello's Otago Peninsula Motel is located at the end of Highcliff Rd on the corner with Portobello Rd. Portobello Village has a coffee shop and info café, local pub with a bistro, the famous 1908 restaurant and a small museum.
After arriving at Portobello's Otago Peninsula Motel we can arrange any local tours, or we can make suggestions for you taking into account time and our local knowledge.
Travel towards Taiaroa Head past the Otakau Marae and on to Wellers Rock jetty where a cruise on the M.V.Monarch can be arranged. A further 5 minutes along to Penguin Place. View close-up the rare yellowed eyed penguin from hides and tunnels that take the visitor within 5 meters of these fascinating birds. Taiaroa head is the home of the Royal Albatross the world's only mainland albatross colony and at dusk you can view the little Blue Penguins. Coffee and food is available here! Tours of the Armstrong disappearing gun leave from the Albatross centre.