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Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

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Join a small group for a full-day tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. During the city tour, see landmarks such as the University of Otago, Baldwin Street, and Scottish heritage sites. Next explore the Otago Peninsula, including Otago Harbour, Sandfly Bay, Tunnel Beach, and historic Larnach Castle. Your tour includes pickup and drop-off in central Dunedin or the port.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.10
Price varies by group size
From
$122.10
Price varies by group size

Dunedin City Highlights, Otago Peninsula Scenery & a Guided Penguin Reserve Tour

Dunedin City Highlights, Otago Peninsula Scenery & a Guided Penguin Reserve Tour

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Travelers short on time in Dunedin who want a comprehensive overview of the city and the Otago Peninsula will love this five-hour small-group tour. After stopping at Dunedin city highlights like Baldwin Street, the University of Otago, and the Octagon, you’ll head out to the Otago Peninsula to enjoy nature. Learn more about penguins on a guided tour of the reserve.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$158.28
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$158.28

Private Guided Tour of Dunedin City Heritage and Unique Wildlife and Scenery

Private Guided Tour of Dunedin City Heritage and Unique Wildlife and Scenery

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Travel from Port Chalmers or Dunedin on a privately guided tour that introduces you to city attractions as well as points of interest on the Otago Peninsula. With a flexible itinerary you can spend as much time as you like at each site, including a stop at the Royal Albatross Centre. Drive past Baldwin Street, Signal Hill, Otago University, Dunedin Railway Station, and more.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$629.47
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$629.47
per group

Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Tour, Coastal Train and Castle Garden

Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Tour, Coastal Train and Castle Garden

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Combine top Dunedin experiences into a single day of sightseeing on a Port Chalmers shore excursion that includes a city tour, Larnach Castle Garden, and a 90-minute ride on a coastal train through the scenic Otago Peninsula. A flexible mix of guided and independent activities gives you the best of both worlds: you’ll get a fascinating, guided introduction to Dunedin highlights, but enjoy the freedom to explore on your own.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.27
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$119.27

Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

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Benefit from clear views of the southern sky at night on a star-gazing tour on the Otago Peninsula. Depart from Dunedin and head to Sandfly Bay and a rural farm. Your guide shares Māori stories about the celestial bodies, and serves up a light supper with hot beverages. When the conditions are right, this part of the rural coast is ideal for viewing the Southern Lights (Aurora Australis).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.39
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$99.39

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula

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Swap the cruise port for the Dunedin countryside on a half-day shore excursion that includes the Otago Peninsula. Your sightseeing tour covers highlights of the city center such as the Dunedin Railway Station, then travels to several village suburbs, stopping en route at scenic lookouts and for a beachside view of basking sea lions. Enjoy the personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 19 people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.96
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$63.96

Arrival Transfer: Dunedin Airport to Central Dunedin City Centre Hotels

Arrival Transfer: Dunedin Airport to Central Dunedin City Centre Hotels

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Book a shared arrival transfer from Dunedin Airport to your hotel doorstep, and enjoy a stress-free start to your trip. It’s a simple, cost-effective option that takes all the hassle out of arranging transportation after you land. Transport is by spacious minivan.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.38
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$19.38

Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

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Peer at rare yellow-eyed penguins and visit nesting grounds of the northern royal albatross during a full-day tour of the Otago Peninsula and Dunedin. Spend your morning sightseeing in Dunedin’s city center, including highlights of the Octagon, followed by a visit to the gardens of Larnach Castle, with the option to go inside and buy lunch. In the afternoon, immerse in the natural beauty of the Otago Peninsula and the scenic coast along Taiaroa Head. Numbers are limited to 19 people to allow for personalized attention from your informative guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$158.28
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$158.28

Cruise Ship Dunedin City and Castle Tour

Cruise Ship Dunedin City and Castle Tour

A tour that "cruise" the city of Dunedin and Larnach Castle. Sit back and relax as we introduce you to Dunedin and its iconic buildings and landmarks. ​ Pick up is from Port Chalmers which is about 16kms (10miles) from the centre of Dunedin City. Enroute to the city we'll see New Zealand's steepest street, Baldwin Street and Dunedin's covered Sports Stadium and the University campus all residing in the city's northern area, ​ After stretching our legs at Baldwin Street we make our way towards the city centre (approximately 6kms or 3miles) to learn more about the city's history and view some of Dunedin's iconic landmarks including the Railway Station, Law Court House, First Church and other historic buildings near the Octagon. ​ ​ We next drive along the picturesque Otago Peninsula enroute to Larnach Castle where guests will have up to 90 mins exploring the castle at their leisure.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.29
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$116.29

Speight Brewery Small Group Guided Tour from Dunedin

Speight Brewery Small Group Guided Tour from Dunedin

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There’s more to brewing beer than meets the eye, and more to brewery tours than tastings. Learn about more than a century of beer-brewing history at one of Dunedin’s most iconic breweries—Speight’s Brewery—while a guide takes you and a small group through an interactive tour. Start at the breweries’ eighth floor, work your way down to the tasting rooms, and finish with a sampling of “hero” beers.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.38
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$19.38

Castle to Cruise Tour

Castle to Cruise Tour

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Be surprised by the rugged natural landscape that’s part of the Dunedin city boundaries on this tour of the Otago Peninsula. Start with a guided tour of New Zealand’s only castle, Larnach Castle, and learn all about Dunedin’s early settler history from your guide. Continue further along the peninsula, hopping aboard a wildlife cruise of the Otago Harbour. Spot fur seals, albatross, and maybe even dolphins and penguins while admiring the views.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.44
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$90.44

Olveston Historic Home Guided Tour

Olveston Historic Home Guided Tour

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Glimpse early 20th-century life in New Zealand during a 1-hour guided tour of the Olveston Historic Home in Dunedin. Follow a knowledgeable docent through the 35-room mansion as you learn about its Jacobean-style architectural design, fine art and furnishings. Discover the history of one of Dunedin’s most prominent families, and stroll through the elegant gardens with views of Otago Harbour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.50
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$15.50

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

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Venture to Dunedin and escape the crowds when your ship pulls into port. You'll visit beaches on the scenic coastline and learn about the impressive architecture of New Zealand's oldest city on this shore excursion. Stop at several lookouts and search for wildlife in the Otago Peninsula.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.96
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$63.96

Departure Transfer: Dunedin Central City Centre Hotels to Dunedin Airport

Departure Transfer: Dunedin Central City Centre Hotels to Dunedin Airport

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End your trip to Dunedin the easy way with this shared departure transfer to Dunedin Airport. You will be picked up from your accommodation doorstep and transferred by spacious minivan to the airport. It’s a budget-friendly alternative to the pricey private taxi rides.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.38
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$19.38

V8 Trike Shore Excursion: Dunedin City, St Clair and Brighton Tour

V8 Trike Shore Excursion: Dunedin City, St Clair and Brighton Tour

This unique and exciting ride will allow you experience Dunedin like no other tour. Enjoy the the freedom of travelling on a V8 trike and get a true feel for Dunedin City and the surrounding areas. This tour will take you to parts of the city that no other shore excursion will cover. Enjoy uninterrupted views of Dunedin's architecture and the smell of salt air at St Clair beach. This is an experience that will overload your senses and is sure to be a highlight of your holiday.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$206.73
per group
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$206.73
per group

Skip the Line: Larnach Castle & Gardens Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Larnach Castle & Gardens Admission Ticket

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Visit New Zealand’s only castle with admission to Larnach Castle & Gardens, where you’ll find beautiful antiques, manicured gardens, and gorgeous views across the Otago Peninsula. Learn the story of the castle’s founding family through recorded commentary on a personal headset, and pause to explore a collection of New Zealand native plants before entering the castle. Pre-booking your tickets to Larnach Castle & Gardens ensures a smooth visit, with the flexibility to see the castle and grounds at your own pace.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$23.90
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$23.90

Heritage Highlights Walk

Heritage Highlights Walk

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Enjoy an easy introduction to Dunedin, whose compact city center is best toured on foot. Even visitors short on time can fit in this one-hour private tour. Admire the Victorian architecture and urban planning of the Octagon, learn more about Dunedin history at the impressive St. Paul’s Cathedral, and take plenty of photos of the beautiful Dunedin Railway Station.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.88
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$19.88

Guided Evening Penguin Viewing Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand

Guided Evening Penguin Viewing Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand

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See up to 200 blue penguins returning from sea in the evening. Extremely close viewing of these birds. Learn about the Maori history of this significant site. Tour includes a special "behind the scenes" look at the reserve and penguin habitat. Photography is allowed (but no flash photography)
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.07
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$29.07

Dunedin City and Coastal Views 3-Hour Small-Group Guided Tour

Dunedin City and Coastal Views 3-Hour Small-Group Guided Tour

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Explore Dunedin highlights on a 3-hour, small-group tour that goes from the city's historic landmarks to the beaches of the Otago Peninsula. You'll see the University of Otago, the Dunedin Railway Station, and more, then continue to the beautiful Otago Peninsula, pausing for a walk on St. Clair beach and esplanade. Group size is limited to 13 people to ensure personalized service, and this tour includes pickup and drop-off at Port Chalmers, with departure times that are tailored to cruise ship arrivals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.06
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$71.06

Monarch Wildlife Cruise

Monarch Wildlife Cruise

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Bird and wildlife enthusiasts shouldn’t miss this cruise in the Otago Harbour. You don’t have to travel far from the city to get out into the wilderness, as the Otago Peninsula is home to a vast array of wildlife. Spot royal albatross, fur seals, sea lions, blue penguins, cormorants, and more, and learn all about them and their habitat from the crew. Dress warm, as the weather is often cold and blustery here, but this is good wildlife-spotting weather, as the albatross in particular like the wind.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.82
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$36.82

Dunedin City and Otago Peninsula Small-Group Tour

Dunedin City and Otago Peninsula Small-Group Tour

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Travel with a small group to explore the city of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. Get personalized attention from your guide and enjoy an intimate atmosphere with your fellow travelers as you hit all the highlights, such as Larnach Castle, Penguin Place, the Octagon, the Dunedin Rail Station, the University of Otago, and more. Along the way, listen to engaging commentary from your guide and enjoy the opportunity to ask questions.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.83
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$135.83

Otago Peninsula Scenic, City Highlights and Wildlife Tour

Otago Peninsula Scenic, City Highlights and Wildlife Tour

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Combine a city highlights tour of Dunedin with a wildlife-focused tour of the Otago Peninsula in a single day. Perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time, this tour covers both urban and natural highlights of the area. Landmarks in Dunedin include the Botanic Garden, Baldwin Street, the Dunedin Railway Station, and others. Get to know the Otago Peninsula's beaches and bays with scenic drives and a wildlife boat cruise from Taiaroa Head.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.05
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$155.05

Shore Excursion: V8 Trike, Peninsula and City Tour

Shore Excursion: V8 Trike, Peninsula and City Tour

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Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of New Zealand's most beautiful city while experiencing the thrill and excitement of being on a V8 trike. This informative tour will travel past Dunedin's most iconic heritage building's before heading out on to the Peninsula where you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Otago Harbour and Dunedin's beaches. The tour stops on the Peninsula to allow for photos of the scenery and the trike. This tour is a fun and exciting way to escape the crowds and get a feel for City and the Peninsula. It will also sure to make you the envy of your other cruise ship passengers.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.68
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$51.68

Small-Group Dunedin Wildlife Cruise

Small-Group Dunedin Wildlife Cruise

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Small group tours, fast custom built vessel. Comfortable, warm, partially enclosed. On our tour..... -Approx 2 hours duration, if joining from Portobello, or 1.5 hours if joining from Port Chalmers. -Fully commentated. -Travel from the most scenic part of the harbour, pass by the historic Quarantine Stations and old hulks. -See and learn about the fishing boats, workboats, dredges and ships as we pass Port Chalmers and Careys Bay. -View wading birds and look for penguins and shags as we cruise past roosting and feeding areas. -See/learn about the historic pilots houses, search light and gun emplacements and the old whaling stations. -Take the time to cruise around Taiaroa Head, exploring the shallow bays to view fur seals and nesting colonies of shags, albatross and much more. -Sometimes we venture out to sea and we may view oceanic sea birds, marine mammals such as dolphins or sea lions. -Bicycle hire can be added by contacting us.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.67
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$93.67

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