Shore Excursion: Dunedin City, Otago Peninsula, Castle Gardens & Olveston Tour

Shore Excursion: Dunedin City, Otago Peninsula, Castle Gardens & Olveston Tour

Start at Port Chalmers to experience the pure beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery.
You will experience memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays on a Peninsula Drive via Highcliff Road to Larnach Castle. Your tour will include an entry to the garden only of the only castle of New Zealand - Larnach castle. You will stop at the world's steepest street, local lookout point to enjoy the views of city, peninsula and harbor, University of Otago - the oldest New Zeland university, Octagon, Dunedin Railway Station and internationally significant and the oldest botanic garden in New Zealand.
In addition you will join a 1 hour guided tour of Olveston historic home.
The tour is designed only for small groups, so you will enjoy flexibility and comfort in a small bus.

Important: this tour includes entry to castle garden only, to enter the castle building there is an extra cost $NZD20.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Baldwin Street: The Steepest Street in the World, Baldwin Street, Dunedin 9010 New Zealand

A short stop to have a look or take a photo of Baldwin Street that used to hold a title of the steepest street in the world for the last 30 years

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Signal Hill Road, Dunedin New Zealand

Marvel the panorama of Dunedin city and harbour and get a good idea of how city is laid out

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dunedin Botanic Garden, Corner of Great King Street and Opoho Road, Dunedin New Zealand

A short stroll to view bird aviaries and unique plants that do well in Dunedin

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: University of Otago, 362 Leith Street, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

Enjoy a short stop to view and take a photo of the oldest university of New Zealand - University of Otago.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Castle Street North, Dunedin North, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

Drive via a street mostly inhabited by Otago University students and see the house where a famous NZ band six60 started.

Pass By: The Octagon, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

Pass by the heart of the city - the Octagon

Stop At: First Church of Otago, 415 Moray Place, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

Stop to view from outside and inside of the finest churches of New Zealand - First Church of Otago

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin New Zealand

Short stop at Dunedin Railway Station to view of the most photographed buildings in New Zealand.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

Sit back and enjoy the drive to Larnach Castle Gardens with the most breathtaking views of Otago Peninsula and Otago Harbour

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Larnach Castle & Gardens, 145 Camp Rd Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

Enjoy roughly 1-1.5 hour at the Castle gardens to explore the gardens, stop at the cafe to grab some snacks and a drink and take lots of photos with amazing views. Hear the dramatic story of William Larnach and his family. Please note this tour includes entry to gardens only, there is an extra fee to enter the castle building itself.
Entry to the building of the castle is not included. there is an extra fee of NZD20 to pay at the door.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Olveston Historic Home, 42 Royal Terrace, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand

Olveston is an eloquent expression of one family's dream. A tour of Olveston allows an intimate glimpse of the lifestyle of a privileged family in the early 1900's. It reflects a lifestyle enjoyed by just a few, but represents a most important piece in the mosaic of early New Zealand life as a whole.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Stroller accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"There are stairs to access first floor at Olveston historic home."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers"

Duración: 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Meet Fantail Tours at 9.30am at Port Chalmers cruise terminal, private tour waiting area, close to door 2


  • Port Chalmers

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Dunedin Botanic Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Larnach Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Olveston Historic Home

No Incluye

  • Entrance fees to Castle building $NZD20
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks


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