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#809: Cruise ex Port City Sights and Olveston


Full day tour from Port Chalmers specifically designed for the convenience of Cruise Ship passengers including :-

  • Port Chalmers pick ups and drop offs
  • Dunedin City Hopper - Hop-on Hop-off city sights highlights
  • Free time to wander in the Octagon / Dunedin City centre
  • Larnach Castle tour including entry, guiding and gardens
  • Guided tour through Olveston House
Great value with informed driver-guides offering the flexibility and convenience of seeing the City Highlights and the majestic Larnach Castle on the Otago Peninsula. Photo-stops, commentary and plenty of 'freedom' time inclusive of this option.

City tour
At least three key photostops are offered with the chance for you to get off the bus for the best shots of Dunedin which typically include the lookout, Baldwin Street and the Railway Station. Other points we pass and / or focus on in our tour include, but is not restricted to...
  • First Church
  • Octagon
  • St Josephs Cathedral
  • Speights Brewery
  • North Dunedin
  • Baldwin Street (World's Steepest Street)
  • 'Scarfieland'
  • University
  • Railway Station
Free time
Explore the Octagon, dine in one of our Cafe's / restaurants, do some shopping or marvel at the local buildings. How you spend your time is up to you. Our drop is right in the centre of town close to Banks and central Supermarket.

Larnach Castle
Scenic Route to the Castle includes a photostop. Once at the Castle your guide will take you on a journey back in time retracing the establishment of the Castle and the incredibly turbulent life and times of William Larnach. Watch out for the ghosts....! Approxiametely 45 minutes of you own time follows which allows you to explore further the Castle including the spectacular gardens or maybe adjourn to the Ball Room for a high tea and scones! Or coffee!

Pick ups / drop offs
Our times work in with all arrivals to Port Chalmers and we ask passengers to meet in front of the Dunedin i-Site office stationed on the Port no less than 15 minutes prior to your departure time. Departure times may also vary for each Ship but we are fully conversant of these restraints and will always have you back in plenty of time. Haven't lost anyone yet! Please listen to your driver-guide to direct you and confirm times always.

General departure is 8.45am, returning by 5pm. However we may often have later departures from Port Chalmers subject to each ship's arrival time and activity for the day.

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