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67 Tours and Tickets in Dunedin & The Otago Peninsula | All Dunedin & The Otago Peninsula Tours

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Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife TourNature and Wildlife

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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US$139,55
From
US$139,55
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Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery TourDay Trips

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
From
US$224,64
Price varies by group size
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US$224,64
Price varies by group size

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and City Sightseeing Guided TourDay Trips

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and City Sightseeing Guided Tour

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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 Garden, stately homes and other historical sites of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula before you’re returned to the Dunedin port.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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US$124,97
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US$124,97

Iconic Shore Excursion: Wildlife Tour of Dunedin and Otago PeninsulaDay Trips

Iconic Shore Excursion: 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
From
US$136,14
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US$136,14

Arrival Transfer: Dunedin Airport to Central Dunedin City Centre HotelsAirport & Hotel Transfers

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
From
US$15,32
From
US$15,32

Skip the Line: Larnach Castle & Gardens Admission TicketAttraction Tickets

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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US$23,14
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US$23,14

Departure Transfer: Dunedin Central City Centre Hotels to Dunedin AirportAirport & Hotel Transfers

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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US$15,32
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US$15,32

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago PeninsulaHalf-day Tours

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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US$57,86
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US$57,86
Taking safety measures

Glow Worm Tours DunedinNature and Wildlife

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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US$34,91
From
US$34,91

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Day TourNature and Wildlife

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Day Tour

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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
From
US$181,53
From
US$181,53

Dunedin's Renowned OCHO Chocolate Tasting ExperienceCooking Classes

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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US$8,17
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US$8,17

Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Highlights, Coastal Train and Castle GardenFull-day Tours

Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Highlights, 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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US$125,68
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US$125,68

Dunedin City and Coastal Views 3-Hour Small-Group Guided TourHalf-day Tours

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
From
US$66,33
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US$66,33

Iconic Shore Excursion: Dunedin City Highlights TourHalf-day Tours

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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US$51,05
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US$51,05

Dunedin Peninsula Wildlife Encounters Penguins, Seals, Sea-lions and AlbatrossHiking

Dunedin Peninsula Wildlife Encounters Penguins, Seals, Sea-lions and Albatross

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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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US$87,81
From
US$87,81
Taking safety measures

Dunedin City and Otago Peninsula Small-Group TourFull-day Tours

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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US$143,13
From
US$143,13
Taking safety measures

Shore Excursion: Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago PeninsulaNature and Wildlife

Shore Excursion: Wildlife and Culture tour on the Otago Peninsula

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The Otago Peninsula is renowned for its diverse wildlife and rich Maori heritage. Discover both on this shore excursion from Dunedin, which takes in the highlights of Dunedin town, as well as the coastal scenery. Set sail on a boat cruise to Taiaroa Head and look out for wildlife including albatross, penguins, seals, and sea lions; visit Maori landmarks and learn about traditional Maori foods and medicines; and enjoy a picnic lunch in a local beauty spot.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$146,62
From
US$146,62

The Castle Cruiser - Dunedin's only locally owned daily trip to Larnach CastleHalf-day Tours

The Castle Cruiser - Dunedin's only locally owned daily trip to Larnach Castle

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Sitting on the top of the Otago Peninsula, Lanarch Castle is a popular Dunedin curiosity. When you visit, don’t just pop in and out as part of a large tour group – on this small-group tour to the Castle, spend over two hours exploring the historic central building and its nationally-recognized gardens. Learn about the Castle’s rich history from your guide, and with only a handful of people in your group, get answers to all your questions without any risk of being ignored.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$69,12
From
US$69,12

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of DunedinHalf-day Tours

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
From
US$51,05
From
US$51,05
Taking safety measures

Olveston Historic Home Guided TourAttraction Tickets

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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US$15,66
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US$15,66

Wildlife Cruise & Larnach Castle TourHalf-day Tours

Wildlife Cruise & Larnach Castle Tour

An unrivalled tour package! Visit the stunning Larnach Castle, travel the beautiful roads of the Otago Peninsula and join special Monarch Wildlife Cruise. Enjoy a 90 minute tour of Larnach Castle and it's beautiful grounds. Hear the scandalous story of early settler William Larnach and his family. Explore the beautifully restored castle, with it's original antique furniture and impressive craftsmanship throughout. Time is allowed for exploring the gardens or a quick snack from the ballroom cafe. You'll then continue along the Otago Peninsula and your guide will give an interactive commentary along the way. Hop aboard a Wildlife Cruise out through the entrance to the Otago Harbour. Enjoy close viewing of fur seals, royal albatross and other seabirds. Sometimes we spot sea lions, blue penguins & dusky or hectors dolphins.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$95,30
From
US$95,30

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Nature Cruise Ship Shore ExcursionNature and Wildlife

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Nature Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

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Iconic city sights, coastal inlets and stunning harbor views are the highlights of this 4-4.5 hour tour, and it starts when we collect you from Port Chalmers, 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. We finish our tour with a look at Baldwin street, the world's steepest residential street.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$83,78
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US$83,78

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from DunedinFull-day Tours

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

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When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a full-day excursion that combines two South Island 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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$139,55
From
US$139,55
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Private Tour: Dunedin to the CatlinsDay Trips

Private Tour: Dunedin to the Catlins

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Immerse yourself in the vivid natural beauty of the Catlins on this private day trip from Dunedin. See this South Island wonder through the eyes of a local guide who has access to public conservation lands. Set your gaze on remote vistas where waterfalls, golden beaches, coastal rainforest and rare New Zealand wildlife can be found. This personalized tour offers insight about early European settlers and the indigenous Maori inhabitants.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$102,11
Price varies by group size
From
US$102,11
Price varies by group size
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