Activities

Shore Excursions

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a trip through the spectacular scenery surrounding the Taieri River on board the Taieri Gorge Railway. Travel through tunnels and over viaducts on this train-lover’s shore excursion, and then see Dunedin’s top sights before returning to the Dunedin port.
$118
7.5 hours
Shore Excursions

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula

See the beautiful countryside surrounding Dunedin when your cruise ship is in port, on a small-group tour of the Otago Peninsula. This scenic tour takes you to lookouts for panoramic views over the countryside and coast, and reveals the relaxed seaside villages surrounding Dunedin. See sea lions basking in the sun on one of the regions most scenic beaches, and enjoy the personalized attention on this small-group shore excursion, with numbers limited to 19 people.
$58
4 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Dunedin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing with Olveston House Tour

Discover Dunedin’s roots when your ship is in port on a shore excursion that takes in the city's central sights and historic Olveston House. You’ll see Dunedin’s highlights -- including Otago University on a two-hour sightseeing tour which includes guided tour of the stately Olveston mansion and its landscaped gardens.
$50
7.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Taieri Gorge Railway and the Otago Peninsula Day Trip from Dunedin

Explore the South Island’s gorgeous scenery on a full-day excursion from Dunedin. In the morning, travel aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway through stunning mountain landscapes en route to Pukerangi. Then return to Dunedin for an afternoon tour of the Otago Peninsula by minivan. Get personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide on this small-group tour limited to 19 people.
$135
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Taieri Gorge Railway from Dunedin

A highlight of your visit to Dunedin is a trip on the Taieri Gorge Railway – one of the world’s great train trips and one of Dunedin’s top attractions. Departing daily from downtown Dunedin into the Taieri Gorge, this trip travels through some of New Zealand’s most beautiful and ever changing scenery which can not seen from the road!  With sightseeing stops, an on board café and outside viewing platforms it is the perfect all weather activity and one of the key attractions in Dunedin – not to be missed. A 6-Hour Dunedine-Middlemarch train is available, depending on option selected.
$65
4 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Iconic Dunedin City Tour

Discover top attractions and iconic sites around the city of Dunedin on this half-day city tour. Explore Dunedin with a guide and take in key sites of interest such as Cadbury World, the Jacobean-style Olveston House and the University of Otago. Gaze out over Otago Harbour from Signal Hill, and enjoy an exciting spin down Baldwin Street — the steepest residential street in the world! Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. Daily departures are available for cruise passengers and city-based passengers.
$46
4 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

See the highlights of Dunedin’s city center and Larnach Castle in the morning, then spend the afternoon immersed in the natural beauty of the Otago Peninsula. Visit the nesting grounds of the rare and endangered yellow-eyed penguin and northern royal albatross as you explore the scenic coast along Taiaroa Head. Small-group tour with a maximum of 19 people allows for personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.
$135
7.5 hours
Shore Excursions

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Dunedin Sightseeing, Larnach Castle and Cadburys Chocolate Factory

An unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer with a shore excursion combining a visit to the famous Cadbury`s Chocolate factory and their new Cadbury world experience with tastings of course. You will then travel out onto the Otago Peninsula for a guided tour of Larnach Castle and its grounds, as well as a sightseeing tour through Dunedin City taking in the highlights of the city with an entertaining and informative commentary.
$104
7 hours
Shore Excursions

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

Make the most of your shore excursion in Dunedin, the oldest city in New Zealand, which boasts impressive architecture and many hidden secrets. Escape the crowds and venture out to explore parts of the town belt, coastline and central city on a small group tour packed with interest. Ancient trees, stunning lookouts, beautiful beaches, wonderful architecture and rolling hills await you.
$45
3 hours
Shore Excursions

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

While you’re in port in Dunedin, explore the history and landscapes of the Otago Peninsula on this 7.5-hour tour. Travel through Dunedin as a guide points out local landmarks including Baldwin Street and the historic railway station. Stroll among the flowerbeds of the pretty Larnach Castle gardens, and upgrade to include entry to Larnach Castle — where New Zealand’s Victorian history comes to life. Then, head along the Otago Peninsula — home to native albatross, fur seals, penguins, and sea lions. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at Port Chalmers in Dunedin.
$135
7.5 hours