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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing

Board the Taieri Gorge Railway for a legendary trip on this train-lover’s shore excursion from Dunedin, which includes a 2-hour sightseeing tour by coach. You’ll journey by rail through stunning scenery surrounding the Taieri River, passing over century-old viaducts. Then see Otago University, the Dunedin Botanical Gardens, stately homes and other historical sites of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula before you’re returned to the Dunedin port.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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Full-Day Dunedin Tour with Larnach Castle & Gardens, Speight's Brewery

Explore Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula on a full-day shore excursion that includes Larnach Castle & Gardens and Speight’s Brewery, two of the region’s top destinations. With an experienced guide to lead the way, you’ll discover the fascinating city of Dunedin, step back in time at New Zealand’s only castle, then visit a historic working brewery with deep southern roots. This 6.5-hour tour includes all entrance fees and guided tours, as well as pickup and drop-off at Port Chalmers.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

Dunedin is a city full of culture and history and also conveniently close to wildlife reserves and unspoilt nature. See both sides of the city in one day on this small-group tour. Take in the central sights, such as the Railway Station and the steepest street in the world, Baldwin Street. Stroll through the manicured gardens of Larnach Castle on the way to the Otago Peninsula, home to albatross, seals, penguins, and sea lions.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Ships Shore Excursions from Dunedin

Make the most of your time at port in Dunedin with one of these customizable Dunedin shore excursions. Get your bearings at your own pace with a Hop-on, Hop-off bus tour, or choose between outings to Larnach Castle and Gardens and the magnificent Taieri Gorge Railway. If desired, the shore excursions can be combined with some of Dunedin’s top sites, including Cadbury World Dunedin, Speight’s Brewery, or the Olveston Historic Home. All shore excursions include pickup and drop-off at Port Chalmers.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Highlights, Coastal Train and Castle Garden

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.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

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 3-hour shore excursion. Stop at several lookouts and search for wildlife in the Otago Peninsula.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a full-day excursion that combines two South Isalnd highlights: a scenic round-trip ride on the Taieri Gorge Railway, and an afternoon tour of the Otago Peninsula. The train steams from Dunedin to Pukerangi, passing through Taieri Plains and Taieri Gorge, and stopping en route for photo ops. Then dig your toes into the sand of Otago’s beaches and keep a lookout for marine wildlife.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion: Dunedin Highlights Small-Group Tour

Maximise your time in port in Dunedin with this shore excursion and take in the highlights of the Otago Peninsula. See city sights including The Octagon, Dunedin Harbor, Baldwin Street, and Larnach Castle (which for an added fee, you may enter the castle and learn the interesting history of this stately home). Port pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing with Olveston House Tour

See the central sights of Dunedin and visit the Olveston Historic Home on a shore excursion of Dunedin attractions. When your ship pulls into port, a professional guide escorts you through the city by coach. View the University of Otago, Dunedin Botanic Garden and stately historic buildings before a 1-hour guided tour of Olveston, which includes the mansion and its landscaped gardens.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Otago Peninsula Scenic, City Highlights and Wildlife Tour

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.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin, Otago Peninsula & Coastal Train trip tour

Experience the beauty of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula on this full-day tour with a small group. Enjoy the personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions that comes with traveling in a small group. Travel in a minivan to several bays and beaches, then visit the Albatross Center for some independent free time. In Dunedin, visit the First Church, the Botanic Garden, and the Railway Station, among other highlights.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston House

When your ship pulls into port, relax on a sightseeing tour of Dunedin and take in the magnificent scenery of the Otago Peninsula by rail. Start your shore excursion with a guided 1-hour tour of the Olveston Historic Home, a 35-room mansion with fine art and furnishings. Then soak up the views of the Pacific Ocean during a 1.5-hour round-trip train journey. See the city highlights on an afternoon coach tour including steep Baldwin Street and St Clair Beach.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Shore Excursion: Otago Peninsula Scenery and City Highlights Tour

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a full-day shore excursion to see the highlights of the city center and the natural beauty of the Otago Peninsula. View the stunning Dunedin Railway Station and other landmarks, drive along scenic Highcliff Road, visit the Royal Albatross Centre, and have the option to take a guided 1-hour historical walk or explore the downtown on your own.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin's only locally owned and operated daily trip to Larnach Castle

We are Dunedin's only locally owned and operated Larnach Castle tour ensuring that your money will stay inside of Dunedin rather than go to out of town corporate businesses. We are also the longest of the tours going to Larnach Castle which means you get more time to explore the Castle and grounds. Included as standard is a comprehensive tour of Dunedin City and we will fill you in on all that you will ever need to know about this NZ icon and the backstory that makes it so interesting.Our knowledge of Larnach Castle is unsurpassed and the tour is both visually stunning (weather dependent of course) and memorable.The bus (The Eliza Jane - named after Larnach's beloved first wife) you travel on is extremely comfortable and has leather reclining seats and air-conditioning. You will never be in a group of more than 13 people + your driver/guide.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dunedin Shore Excursion - Sightseeing, Larnach Castle, Chinese Garden & Museum

A unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer. This shore excursion combines sightseeing of Dunedin City and the Otago Peninsula with a guided tour of the stunning Larnach Castle and its grounds. Also included is Dunedin’s Chinese Gardens: an authentic Chinese Garden crafted by a team of artisans and craftsman from Dunedin’s sister city of Shanghai. Adjacent to the gardens, explore the Otago Early Settlers Museum with emphasis on the early settlement of Otago.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half day Private Tour of Dunedin City Highlights and Peninsula Scenery

Sightsee around Dunedin on a privately tailored tour that gives you the flexibility to choose your stops and duration. You’ll travel with ease aboard a Mercedes minivan during a scenic drive through the countryside. Check out the sights of Dunedin with specialized commentary and don’t miss a trip to the Otago Peninsula.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Train and Otago Peninsula Scenery & Castle Garden

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin's port, make sure you have a shore excursion arranged in advance. This full-day excursion includes a scenic transfer from Port Chalmers to the spectacular Dunedin Railway station, then a train ride through the Taieri Gorge. Then drive around the Otago Peninsula and stop to explore the Larnach Castle garden before returning to catch your departing ship.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Otago Peninsula Scenic and City Highlights Tour

Let someone else take care of logistics while you experience the beauty and rich heritage of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. Spend the first part of the morning exploring parts of Dunedin, then take a scenic drive along the Otago Peninsula, stoping at one of the world’s only mainland colonies of Royal Albatross.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION: SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN NZ

A SPECIAL SHOWCASE OF DUNEDIN HIGHLIGHTS IS CREATED FOR YOUR TIME ONSHORE Dunedin is famous for New Zealand’s finest heritage and cultural icons, spectacular breath-taking ocean and mountain views, beautiful gardens and city cafes. New Zealand’s amazing hot spots in Dunedin and surrounds provides you with a variety of options that can be made to a custom style day of memories. The itinerary for you is designed with plenty of allowance for your ship's arrival and departure times.  A comfortable vehicle is provided for up to eleven people. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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