Shore Excursions

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula Small-Group Tour with Port Pickup

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.
3.25 hours
Shore Excursions

Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Port Pickup

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.
7.5 hours
Shore Excursions

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula, Larnach Castle from Port Chalmers

Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer. This small group shore excursion offers sightseeing for both Dunedin City and the Otago Peninsula, Larnach Castle and a visit to the famous Speights Brewery. On leaving port you will travel through Dunedin City and then out onto the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle for a fully guided tour of both the castle and its grounds. Early afternoon the tour returns to Dunedin for the completion of the city sightseeing taking in the highlights of the city with an entertaining and informative commentary. Mid afternoon the tour arrives at the Speights Brewery for a fully guided tour of the brewery
6.5 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Full-Day Larnach Castle Tour

Enjoy a personalized small group tour of Larnach Castle and Dunedin City. This is a 6 to 7 hour fully guided tour that lets you explore Dunedin and Larnach Castle at a leisurely pace. Included is a fully guided tour of Larnach Castle's unique interior. Light refreshments and chilled bottled water are also included complimentary. The tour takes in many interesting buildings and landmarks in Dunedin city such as the Larnach tomb, the old University and all the main city attractions. The drive to Larnach Castle offers spectacular views from the Otago Peninsula with a lookout stop along the way. On arrival at Larnach Castle, your table will be reserved for lunch at the Ballroom cafe (lunch is own cost). After lunch and the guided tour inside the Castle, your guide will also take you through the award winning gardens offering fantastic views over the Otago Harbour.
7 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Dunedin, Otago Peninsula and Coastal Train trip tour

Start at Port Chalmers to experience the pure beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery and unique wildlife and finish it with a scenic coastal train trip. You will experience gorgeous and memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays and wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views and take you closer to nature and its wildlife. Enjoy free time at Albatross Centre where you can relax at a cafe, walk down to the beach to observe lazy seals on the shore or view flying albatrosses outside if it is windy enough. You will stop at the world's steepest street, First Church, Dunedin Railway Station and will have some free time to explore internationally significant and the oldest botanic garden in New Zealand. The tour is designed only for small groups, so you will enjoy flexibility and comfort in a small van.
6.5 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Otago Peninsula Bike Tour from Dunedin

Landscape, wildlife and history come together to make the Otago Peninsula one of the premier biking destinations. On this 4 hour small group bike tour, you will experience the remote beauty of the Otago Peninsula. Bike the quiet gravel roads, view wildlife, and walk along deserted white sandy beaches, home to penguins, seals and sea lions. 
4 hours