Please Note: Event numbers relate to Programme Events, Exhibitions and Activities on the accompanying maps

Sunday 22 October

11am and 2pm

The Film Heritage Trust, in partnership with Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, brings you a special one-hour selection of historical movie extracts from the 1930s onwards, from around Otago Harbour.

Location: The Married Quarters, Quarantine Island

Tickets are available through Quarantine Island. Entry charge included within the ferry ticket price. $20 per person.

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47. Head for the Hills!

Sunday 22 October

Run, walk and explore the historic Peninsula. Test yourself with the 18km Castlewood Caper, race your mates on the 12km Braidwood Bolt or Stroll the Highcliff Hustle.

$65 includes meal and bus to start of race.

More information and booking at

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Saturday 28th October

7pm - 10pm

$40 adult, $20 child. The ticket price covers the boat, band and a donation to the historic Married Quarters restoration project. Limited Tickets.

Please book through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Give your preferred departure point - Back Beach, Port Chalmers or Portobello, and a contact number. You will receive a confirmation email with payment details. If you'd like to stay overnight, returning on Sunday about midday, book yourself a place in the Lodge also.

For more information please see the Quaratine Island website.


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EX04. Fort Taiaroa Tours

13 - 23 October
11am - 7pm

Did you know Taiaroa Head has a hidden fort under the albatross colony that protected Dunedin from the 1880s until WWII? Celebrate 30 years of Fort Taiaroa tours and see the world’s only fully restored 1886 Armstrong Disappearing Gun and military displays.

Fort Taiaroa, 1260 Harrington Point Rd, Otago Peninsula
Free during Heritage Festival only, bookings essential.

ph. (03) 478 0499
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EX06. Golden Peninsula Guardians Exhibition

Friday 13 – Monday 23 October
10.15am - dusk

Learn of Otago Peninsula Trust’s pioneering ecotourism ventures and 50 years of preserving and enhancing the flora and fauna on Otago Peninsula for everyone to enjoy.

Royal Albatross Centre, 1260 Harrington Point Road, Otago Peninsula


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EX08. Art at Macandrew Bay: Weathered

Friday 13 – Sunday 29 October
Opening: Friday 5pm, then Wednesday to Sunday 12 - 5pm

Weathered features new work by Pauline Bellamy, Manu Berry and John Bellamy.

The varied and curious areas built around the edge of the Otago Harbour have become the subject of detailed explorations by each of our artists. A diverse range of graphic techniques come together to capture these picturesque environments.

In Pauline and John Bellamy's pieces, the working areas of the industrial inner harbour have inspired a series of geometric drypoint etchings and playful mixed media studies. 
Manu Berry has focused on Port Chalmers, isolating icons of the distinctive local architecture into bold monochromatic vignettes.

The exhibition will be open before and after the Heritage Festival launch event at the Albatross Centre on October 13th. Early or latecomers welcome up until 7.30pm.

Bellamys Gallery, 495 Portobello Road, Macandrew Bay



Manu Berry, "Otago harbour board building Port Chalmers’’

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EX10. Harbour Heritage Green Ride

Friday 13 - Monday 23 October,

Take a ride along the harbour-side on Glenfalloch’s electric green bikes. Cycle beautiful Otago Peninsula and use our map to spot and learn about historic landmarks.

Glenfalloch Woodland Garden, 430 Portobello Rd, Otago Peninsula
$40 per person, R18, bookings essential.

ph. (03) 476 1775 or (03) 476 1006


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EX12. Heritage Dining at Glenfalloch

Friday 13 - Monday 23 October
9.30am - 3.30pm daily & 5pm - late Thu/Fri

Tantalise your tastebuds with harbour heritage inspired cuisine in Glenfalloch’s historic garden setting. Hannes Bareiter, creative chef extraordinaire, showcases local produce crafting innovative dishes with a respectful nod to New Zealand’s culinary traditions.

Glenfalloch Restaurant, 430 Portobello Rd, Otago Peninsula
Bookings recommended, ph. (03) 476 1006

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EX13. Fletcher House Anniversary Tour

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 October and Saturday 21 – Monday 23 October,
11am - 4pm

Have you visited New Zealand’s only fully restored Edwardian villa? Come and see how your great-grandparents lived. Built 1909, the start of the Fletcher Empire, fully furnished in period style. Celebrating 25 years open to the public. 

Fletcher House, 727 Portobello Road, Otago Peninsula
For further information ph. (03) 476 1775 or visit our website.

Entry by gold coin donation (festival special).


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