Roaring Bay (Map reference No 26) Penguin Hide

Home to the Yellow eyed Penguin, this rare bird is one of the most significant wildlife species in the Catlins.

Best to visit in the afternoon and evening as they come in from the sea. It is also possible in the early morning. Guided tours are available. Ask at the Whistling Frog Cafe for details.


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The Catlins New Zealand

There is so much to see and do in this amazing area of New Zealand's South Island. Whether you are a hiking enthusiastic or a weekend stroller, the many attractions offer an incredible diversity of flora, fauna and scenery.

contact details

Ph 03 415 8338

Rewcastle Rd,
The Catlins,
New Zealand

On the Southern Scenic Route