Cruise Ship Tours
Dunedin gardens and City Sites Tour: 5 Hours
This tour will give you a view of all the best our city has to offer .......
Starting at Port Chalmers, our driver will take you to various lookouts and stops, where you will have an opportunity to take photos. At the end of the tour you will have an hour in the city for shopping or taking in a few local sights.
We will then return back to the ship or you can stay in town and return at your leisure via a shuttle bus.
Baldwin St (Worlds steepest street)
Botanical Gardens (1 hour)
Forsyth Barr Stadium
Unique Heritage Buildings
Dunedin Railway Station
Departs at 9.30am
$65.00 pp (Up to 18 seats available)
Fill in the Booking Enquiry form before paying as this is the best way to make sure the tour you want is available
LARNACH CASTLE TOUR: ( available on cruise ship days) up to 8 people: tour number (CS2).
You will travel to Dunedin City via Baldwin street (15 mins ) and University.
you will also see the Botanical gardens from the top road and the aviary ( 15 mins )
You will then visit Larnach Castle and see the wonderful gardens and the lovely old castle, meals available at your cost.
Time at the castle= 2 HOURS
You will see beaches and city sights, and farms on the way, and back. 8 seats available X Port Chalmers.
This will leave port at 9.30 am and return to the city for shopping etc when tour finished (1 hr ) , and we take you back to the ship.
A full commentary and local knowledge provided .( Up to 18 seats available )
$75.00 per person, ( not including ) entry fees to the grounds and the castle. castle entry $31 PP ( 6 hour tour )
Port Chalmers, Iona Church, Carey`s Bay Hotel and Fishing Wharf and Boat Builders shed.
Round the back beach with views of Quarantine island, Portobello aquarium, round to Sawyers Bay and up the old road for photos of the Macandrew Bay and Portobello side.
Over the hill to Baldwin St and then Up Signal hill road to the Centennial Monument and area.
Through Loveloch Ave to the top of The Gardens ( 1/2 hr) then a run round the University area and stop and look at the New Stadium.
Then on to the Railway station, stop and look at the inside and photos of the gardens.(15 mins)
Then a loop past the Early settlers museum and the Chinese gardens and past the Speights Brewery, and the main old churches, Otago Boys High School.
Down to the Octagon for photos1 hour, then you can be taken back to the ship or stay in the city , and go back to the ship by shuttle.
Total Tour Time = 5 hours , this is tour 1, and is only available pre booked, on cruise ship days.
Min 6 people.
Max 8 people total
$75 per person.
Plus entry costs
(Tour 2) Through Port Chalmers,, Iona Church photos, and on to SH1, through Sawyers Bay and over the old road (photo stops) to North East Valley, Baldwin Street .
Then we go past the Gardens, (can stop for 15 mins)then down Cumberland St to the University and student areas , then past the Polytech buildings.
past hockey and cricket facilities to Stadium. From there we go to the railway station and a short trip round town and then onto Larnach Castle (there is a charge to enter) for Aprox 1 Hr, then to Portobello, can stop for toilet or a snack ,from there we go to the otakau marae (photos) then to Royal Albatross Centre for photos or a snack.( on this tour there is no time to view the Albatross ) but you may see them flying and landing.
Back to Dunedin (can be for shopping or whatever ) .
If you want to see more or anything special just ask. ( for cruise ship days must be pre booked)
Total Tour Time = 5 hours
Min 6 people Max 8 people total - plus entry costs, on charter at a set price per vehicle,6 seats $520.00 8 seats $650.00 plus entry fees.
Moeraki option up to 5 hours
Departs from Port Chalmers or Dunedin Visitor Centre in the Octagon, heads north on SH1 to Karitane's old fishing port and views.
Then to Waikouaiti with views of the safest beach in the Otago area also was the 1st whale station set up by Johnny Jones in the early 1800s from there to Palmerston and a comfort stop and a look about.
Then on to Shag Point where there is some seal activity (Most days) this area had a coal mine which was under the sea and supplied manufacturers in the Oamaru area, good sea views.
Then on to Moeraki to see the Boulders, 1 hour, Lunch can be at Moeraki Boulders, (not included in the tour cost), then back to the starting point,via Blueskin road and the monument and photo opportunities
Tour cost including Donations at Moeraki
Minimum 4 people for this tour
Maximum 11 people
Must be pre-booked
CUSTOM TOUR - Please Enquire
Also make your own tour (up to 6 persons) .
$80.00 per hour for 6 seater hire. $90.00 per hour 8 seater hire .11 seater hire $110.00 per hour must be pre booked.