2 Aug 2023

West Coast penguins return home after 2000km trip

From Nights, 10:25 pm on 2 August 2023

One the West Coast of the South Islands the footprints of some intrepid locals have started appearing on the beach. They are of course the sign the tawaki, or Fiordland crested penguins are returning from their massive migration from the sub-Antarctic ocean It's something that has excited Dr Gerry McSweeny every year since he founded the Wilderness Lodge near Lake Moeraki.