Visit the only Castle in New-Zealand
This 1 day (7 hours) tour showcases the spectacular scenery around Dunedin as well as taking in some highlights of the city.
We start the day traveling via the coastal road to Larnach Castle ( Self Guided Tour with Audio Visual of the Castle and the Gardens).
Next we leave for the Otago Peninsula stopping on the way for a light lunch.
We continue our journey to the top of the Otago Peninsula where we may spot some Royal Albatrosses and other seabirds.
On the way back we do a tour of the architectural sights around the city such as the Dunedin Iconic Railway Station, First Church, Octagon, Olveston and onto Baldwin street; the steepest street in the world.
Pick up and drop off from your the cruise terminal
Pick up at Port Chalmers on the Wharf near the Cruise Ship. Travel via the coastal road to Larnach Castle.
Arrive at Larnach Castle. Self guided Tour with Audio of the House and Gardens.
Depart Larnach Castle for the village of Portobello, time for lunch or a cup of coffee.
Drive to the top of the Otago Peninsula to spot wildlife and to wander around the Royal Albatross Colony.
Depart Peninsula via the High Road.
Visit Dunedin Railway Station
Tour of the City of Dunedin
Arrive back at the wharf at Port Chalmers.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: For Cruise Ship passengers I will meet you at the Cruise terminal by the "Private Tours waiting area" with your name on a sign. If you will not be arriving by cruise ship pick-up can be arranged from your accommodation or a bus/railway station. Airport pick-up is available, however at an additional cost (To be discussed).
End location: For Cruise Ship passengers I will drop you off at the Cruise terminal. For those not leaving by cruise ship I can drop you of at your accommodation or a bus/railway station. Airport drop-off is available, however at an additional cost (To be discussed).
Duration: 7 hours
12 seater Mini-Bus Toyota Hiace with air conditioned
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 NZD - as mentioned in Whats Extra, lunch costs can vary, but this is a good average of a typical lunch depending on your appetite.
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Claudie was FANTASTIC, great guide with exceptional local area knowledge. It we like touring with a good friend.