Larnach Castle and City Highlights Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

139550


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), German (conversational)

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

Itinerary

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

Transportation

12 seater Mini-Bus Toyota Hiace with air conditioned

What’s Included

Other: Knowledgeable driver/guide, comfortable air conditioned mini-bus, insurance, fuel, entrance to Larnach Castle and Gardens and magnificent scenery

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.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch at own cost approx: NZ$30

Restrictions

None

A Recent Review of this tour

Claudie was FANTASTIC, great guide with exceptional local area knowledge. It we like touring with a good friend.
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