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Discover Dunedin with NZ Shore Excursions

Dunedin – known as the Edinburgh of New Zealand – is a historic university city and home to Larnach Castle – the only castle in the country.

Key Dunedin attractions include the Taieri Gorge rail journey, Otago Peninsula with resident Yellow-eyed Penguins and the only breeding colony of the Royal Albatross and the rare New Zealand Sea Lions.

Downtown Dunedin is home to the Octagon which is surrounded by avant garde fashion designers, al fresco dining, contemporary art galleries and elegant theatres.

15km from Dunedin City is Port Chalmers, a quaint port town with cute heritage buildings housing cosy cafes and shops.

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ICONIC Tour 1 - Half Day City Sights Tour (morning or afternoon)

From Port Chalmers wharf, travel along the harbour road to the historic Dunedin city and enjoy spectacular sightseeing opportunities throughout the city. This half-day tour runs twice a day and includes photo stops and visits to many of Dunedin's main attractions.

Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival

NZD$ 65.00 Adult
NZD$ 45.00 Child
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ICONIC Tour 2 - City Sights plus Larnach Castle

A full-day City Sights Tour taking in many of Dunedin's iconic buildings, landmarks and scenic lookouts. Included is a fully guided tour of New Zealand's infamous Larnach Castle built over a century ago by William Larnach high up on the hills of the Otago Peninsula.

Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival


NZD$ 145.00 Adult
NZD$ 75.00 Child
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ICONIC Tour 3 - City Sights with Taieri Gorge 

From Port Chalmers, we travel along the harbour road to Dunedin city for an informative introduction to the day. We then transport you to Dunedin's Grand Railway Station where you will board the famous Taieri Gorge Train. After the train journey we continue with a City Sights Tour.

Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival


NZD$ 245.00 Adult
NZD$ 75.00 Child
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ICONIC Tour 4 - City Sights plus Olveston House and/or Speights Brewery

A full-day city sights tour with the additional guided tours of Olveston House and/or the Speights Brewery. Sampling and tasting is of course included as part of the tours.
 
Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival



NZD$ 175.00 Adult
NZD$ 110.00 Child
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ICONIC Tour 5 - Otago Peninsula plus Royal Albatross Tour

The Dunedin coastline is a haven for wildlife. The Otago Peninsula is one of New Zealand's most renowned eco tourism areas. There are unique opportunities to view a remarkable range of wildlife including Royal Albatrossrare Yellow-eyed penguins a variety of seals, sea lions, water and wading birds. We have tours to visit Penguins and Albatross colonies. Along the way we will see an abundance of the local coastal flora and fauna. You will learn of the extensive efforts to protect the wildlife from land based predators. The viewing facilities are designed for minimal human impact on their environment and offer great opportunities for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival


NZD$ 175.00 Adult
NZD$ 118.00 Child
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ICONIC Tour - 6 Otago Peninsula plus Yellow Eyed Penguin Tour

Dunedin City, brief walk-about. Take on Baldwin Street if you love a challenge! Lunch at the Portobello Hotel, a great place to try fresh fish & chips! Pristine views of the Otago Peninsula. Photo opportunities as we tour through beautiful areas within this special part of Dunedin's landscape. Penguin Place, a Conservation Reserve for the rare Yellow Eyed Penguin.Guided tour including a presentation on the life and ecology of the Yellow Eyed Penguin.

Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival


NZD$ 175.00 Adult
NZD$ 118.00 Child
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ICONIC Tour 7 - Otago Peninsula Wildlife Double

The Dunedin coastline is a haven for wildlife. The Otago Peninsula is one of New Zealand's most renowned eco tourism areas. There are unique opportunities to view a remarkable range of wildlife including Royal Albatrossrare Yellow-eyed penguins a variety of seals, sea lions, water and wading birds. We have tours to visit Penguins and Albatross colonies. Along the way we will see an abundance of the local coastal flora and fauna. You will learn of the extensive efforts to protect the wildlife from land based predators. The viewing facilities are designed for minimal human impact on their environment and offer great opportunities for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Upon Booking; your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival


NZD$ 240.00 Adult
NZD$ 128.00 Child
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Dunedin - Highlights

Duration: Approximately 5.5 hours

Explore the highlights of Dunedin! Famous for its wildlife and Scottish heritage.

Settled in the 1840's by Scottish immigrants, Dunedin retains its Gaelic character, with impressive stone buildings and is home to Otago University. The cruise ships berth at Port Chalmers, a short distance from the city centre. Wildlife sanctuaries on the Otago Peninsula and New Zealand's only castle - Larnach Castle are popular tour destinations.

Make the most of your time on our "Highlights" small group, personal tour. You will see and learn more about Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula with your guide able to take you places the coach tours cannot reach. 

Upon Booking your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival.

NZD$ 119.00 Adult
NZD$ 89.00 Child
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Upon Booking your tour provider will email you directly with Pick Up and meeting Point Details pertaining Specifically to your ships arrival.

Accessible Dunedin Tours

Duration: Various (See next page)

Experience Dunedin's diversity - amazing scenery, rare wildlife, rich cultural heritage, beautiful parks.

Our relaxed, flexible small group tours are suitable for all, and in particular those with access needs - seniors, disabled and parents with strollers.

Tours are customised to suit your schedule and interests. Either decide what you want to do on the day, or you can pre-arrange with us beforehand.

Up to 7hrs (Private Tour) 
Up to 7 people NZD$ 1800.00 Book Now
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