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  1. New Zealand
  2. Otago
  3. Dunedin

Dunedin: Otago Peninsula and Lanarch Castle Shore Excursion

Product ID: 295445
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Explore the highlights of the Otago Peninsula and Dunedin on a 7-hour shore excursion from Port Chalmers.
About this activity
Duration 6.5 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover Dunedin and its rich heritage
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the lookout point at Signall Hill
  • Enjoy a 1-hour guided tour of Olveston Historic Home
  • Explore the Larnach Castle Gardens, and hear the dramatic story of William Larnach
Full description
Start your tour with a 20-minute scenic drive from Port Chalmers to Dunedin City. Stop at Baldwin Street which has a claim to be the steepest residential street in the world. Visit Signall Hill Lookout point surrounding by a scenic reserve, where you can snap some fantastic photos. Take a laid back stroll in the Upper Botanic Garden and drive though Northern Cemetery to hear about famous figures of William Larnach and Thomas Bracken who are buried here.

Stop at the University of Otago, the First Church of Otago and the historic Dunedin Railway Station. At the Railway Station you will have 30 minutes to grab a hot drink or some snacks before joining an informative 1 hour guided tour of Olveston Historic Home to complete the story of Dunedin City's past.

After exploring Dunedin, sit back to enjoy the most breathtaking scenery of Otago Peninsula on a drive via Highcliff Road to Larnach Castle, which offers both ocean and harbour views. Spend about an hour exploring the gardens at the castle. After exploring the castle gardens, take another scenic drive back to Port Chalmers to complete the excursion.
  • 1 hour guided tour of Olveston Historic Home
  • Entry to Larnach Castle Gardens
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to Larnach Castle building

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Meeting point

At Port Chalmers cruise terminal private tour waiting area, close to door 2.

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