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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.69
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$151.69
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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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$118.39
Price varies by group size
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$118.39
Price varies by group size

Glow Worm Tours Dunedin

Glow Worm Tours Dunedin

Do something a little different with your evening in Dunedin – get away from the bars and the restaurants for a night-time trek to see some of the city’s local glow-worm populations. See these glittering bugs and their glistening webs in hidden areas of North Dunedin’s Woodhaugh Gardens, an undisturbed slice of nature in the midst of the city. There’s plenty of time and space for photo shoots, whether you’re using a cellphone or a professional-grade camera with a tripod.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.95
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$37.95

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Wildlife Tour of Dunedin and Otago Peninsula

Wildlife Tour of Dunedin and Otago Peninsula

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Observe yellow-eyed penguins in their nesting habitat on a small-group tour from Dunedin to the Otago Peninsula. Hear informative narration about this wildlife sanctuary and enjoy great photo ops from various lookouts. First, take a sightseeing tour of Dunedin’s main landmarks including the University of Otago and Dunedin Botanic Garden. Upgrade your experience with a 1-hour stop at the Royal Albatross Center for a look at a royal albatross colony nesting area with a specialist guide. Includes pickup and drop-off from your hotel or cruise port.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.99
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$147.99

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Half-Day Wildlife and Larnach Castle Tour

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Half-Day Wildlife and Larnach Castle Tour

Larnach castle and the gardens that surround are the most popular attraction for cruise ship passengers in Dunedin. So is the albatross and the other rare and unique wildlife. See the best of Dunedin and spend your time wisely. This is the only tour in Dunedin that does not double back, to travel the same route on its return. You will travel by road one way and by ferry the other.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.56
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$196.56

Dunedin's Renowned OCHO Chocolate Tasting Experience

Dunedin's Renowned OCHO Chocolate Tasting Experience

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Dunedin's only chocolate tasting! With over 150 years of rich chocolate making history in the city, we're proud to be leading the way in making chocolate you can feel good about enjoying. With our ethically sourced Pacific islands cocoa and the purest of New Zealand ingredients, we believe in creating chocolate that comes from a place of good and giving you an experience that will stay with you for years to come.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$8.88
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$8.88

Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Lunch

Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Lunch

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Take a break from the city and head out to Otago Peninsula for this nature tour around undisturbed bush and native animal colonies. Instead of joining a tour with a guide reading from a script, learn all sorts of things about the local flora and fauna from your guide, a former Department of Conservation ranger with decades of experience in species management. Cruise around Taiaroa Head Nature Reserve, where royal albatross nest and breed, and keep your eyes peeled for fur seals, penguins and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.32
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$197.32
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Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

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Explore native forests, experience spectacular coastlines, watch for seals, sea lions, albatross and other seabirds with an ex DoC Ranger. Complete your day by marvelling at little penguins returning home for the night. This tour is designed for those who want to get a deeper insight into Dunedin's iconic wildlife and wilderness landscapes, guided by an expert who has decades of wildlife management experience.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.04
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$110.04
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.89
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$62.89
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Taieri Gorge Railway Journey from Dunedin

Taieri Gorge Railway Journey from Dunedin

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Take a scenic round-trip through the wilds of New Zealand’s South Island on this Taieri Gorge railway journey from Dunedin. Depart from downtown Dunedin’s attractive railway station and head deep into the Taieri Gorge by train. Gaze out over ever-changing corners of the New Zealand countryside inaccessible by road. With informative and entertaining live commentary on board, gain insight into the railway’s construction and the challenges faced by the engineers. Enjoy sightseeing stops en route and discover top attractions around Dunedin.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.27
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$87.27

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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$26.56
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$26.56

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.49
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$55.49
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.58
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$155.58
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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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$17.76
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$17.76

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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$17.76
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$17.76

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Sightseeing Tour

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Sightseeing Tour

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Iconic city sights, coastal inlets and stunning harbour views are the highlights of this 4-4.5 hour tour, and it starts when we collect you from your hotel, where you’ll meet your guide. We start with a scenic drive that takes in the location of where Dunedin first began for both the early Māori and European settlers, and a look at some of the beautiful iconic sites our city has to offer. We then head out for the Otago Peninsula which delivers spectacular views above the Otago Harbour before winding back down to sea level to arrive at scenic inlets frequented by wading birds. Hear commentary about the nature and the natural processes that shaped the land and learn about Māori, the first people to step ashore here. We’ll take a stroll along a stunning sandy beach where we are often lucky enough to glimpse New Zealand sea lions and fur seals. Then drive towards the end of the peninsula to see some highly significant sites for Maori.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.07
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$91.07
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Dunedin Peninsula Wildlife Encounter

Dunedin Peninsula Wildlife Encounter

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A short drive out of Dunedin is the hilly Otago Peninsula, home to stunning ocean views and a range of threatened native animals. This full day walking tour around the Peninsula offers the unique opportunity to get close to these critters in conservation areas that are otherwise difficult to access. See New Zealand sea lions, yellow-eyed penguins, royal albatross and more from specially-designed observation points and other hard-to-find locations, and learn more about the work being done to preserve these species from your guide.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.45
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$95.45
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The Seasider Rail Journey from Dunedin

The Seasider Rail Journey from Dunedin

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The Seasider is a scenic railway route between Dunedin and Waitati, affording spectacular views along the Pacific coast. On this tour, enjoy a hassle-free experience with prepaid tickets and soak up the scenery on-board the 90-minute round-trip train ride. Along the way, admire views of the Otago Peninsula, including Otago Harbour, Port Chalmers, Careys Bay, and Blueskin Bay.
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  • 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.13
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$53.13

Iconic Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Highlights Tour

Iconic Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Highlights Tour

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Explore the city of Dunedin with a knowledgeable local guide who takes you to points of interest where you can stop and have a look around. See the Olveston House, Cadbury World and the University of Otago. Enjoy views of Otago Harbour from the lookout point on Signal Hill, and drive down steep Baldwin Street. Pickup and drop-off is available from hotels, the cruise port or the Dunedin Railway Station. Numbers are limited to 15 people for a small-group experience, with personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.49
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$55.49

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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$177.58
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$177.58

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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$136.61
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$136.61

Small-Group Tour of Dunedin City

Small-Group Tour of Dunedin City

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Get a comprehensive look at Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest city. This tour takes you by minivan to the Octagon in the city center, past impressive architecture such as the Dunedin Railway Station, and along the coastline of the Otago Peninsula to escape the crowds. Journey with your guide and a small group to stunning lookouts and other points of interest.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.49
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$55.49
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$18.50
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$18.50
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.10
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$72.10
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