Top 17 Things to do in Dunedin, New Zealand

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Coastal Train Shore Excursion with City Sightseeing
Experience the magnificent scenery of the Otago Peninsula by railway, aboard the Silver Fern Train. In the early afternoon, enjoy city sightseeing in Dunedin, including admission and a guided tour of Olveston House. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

$102
per Adult

Dunedin Cruise Excursion - Taieri Gorge Railway & Sightseeing Tour
Embark on a stunning rail ride through the picturesque Taieri Gorge before immersing yourself in the Victorian and Edwardian architecture of Dunedin. Your train journey is filled with magnificent natural and man-made sights that paint a picture of a bygone... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

$113
per Adult

Dunedin Cruise Excursion - Wildlife Cruise & Larnach Castle
Explore the Otago Peninsula without worrying if you can make it back to your cruise ship in time. This perfectly timed tour allows you to see historic Larnarch Castle and its picturesque surroundings. Then, take an hour cruise to see... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

$98
per Adult

Dunedin Cruise Excursion: Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour
Embark on a nature cruise of the Otago Peninsula, spotting a variety of New Zealand wildlife. Take a guided tour of Penguin Place, a nature reserve for the rare yellow eyed penguin, enjoying convenient, roundtrip transportation from your cruise ship.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

$109
per Adult

Dunedin Sightseeing Shore Excursion with Olveston House
Experience the city of Dunedin, combining sightseeing with a guided tour of the stately Olveston House. Enjoy convenient roundtrip transfer from your cruise ship, with several hours left open for you to check out Dunedin on your own. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

$44
per Adult

Guided Tour of Olveston Historic Home
Walk among the fine furnishings, grand interiors, and lovely gardens of the Olveston Historic Home, a time capsule that's remained unchanged since it was the home of the wealthy Theomin family of Dunedin. From the billiards room to the plant-filled... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$14
per Adult

Private Minibus: Dunedin Airport (DUD)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Dunedin Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minibus. For transfers to and from Dunedin Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

25 minutes

Free cancellation

$90
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Dunedin Airport (DUD)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Dunedin Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Dunedin Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

25 minutes

Free cancellation

$64
per Vehicle

Shared Shuttle: Dunedin Airport (DUD)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Dunedin International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Dunedin International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$29
per Traveler

Shore Excursion: Bays, Beaches & Views of Dunedin Tour
Cruise around the volcano-formed shores of Dunedin as you visit its most notable landmarks and snap photos from lofty vantage points. With an experienced guide to lead you between each stop, learn about the city's geologic past, check out a... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$59
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Full-Day Royal Peninsula Tour to Dunedin & Otago Peninsula
Walk along charming streets lined with opulent buildings in Dunedin on a tour of this marvelous New Zealand metropolis. Follow a knowledgeable guide to Larnach Castle Gardens where you can roam at your leisure, and then head to Otago Peninsula... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$138
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Larnach Castle & Cadbury Factory Sightseeing Tour
Experience the best of Dunedin with a visit to some of the most delectable sites in New Zealand. With a chance to taste the products at the famous Cadbury's Chocolate factory and see the grand halls of Larnach Castle, you... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

$106
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Lovers Leap Coastal Hiking Tour on the Otago Peninsula
Explore the natural wonders along the Otago Peninsula on this half-day hike along rugged coastlines, towering sand dunes, and wildlife habitats. Revel in panoramic views of the coast, encounter marine mammals and adorable penguins, and wade into the refreshing waters... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Overnight Trip to Queenstown & Dunedin with Flight
Experience a remarkable excursion of Fiordland and Central Otago by land, sea, and air. Fly to Queensland for an overnight stay, cruise along Lake Wakatipu, ride a historic train through the Taireri Gorge, and arrive in Dunedin for a guided... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$419
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway & Otago Peninsula Tour
Get to know the best of Otago on a tour that combines 2 of Dunedin's favorite attractions. With a ride along the Taieri Gorge Railway and sightseeing on the Otago Peninsula, this journey shows you the natural wonders in the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$138
per Adult

Taieri Gorge Railway Trip to Middlemarch
Experience a fantastic way to see a country with a train ride to the natural highlights between Dunedin and the inland town of Middlemarch. Ride past ever-changing landscapes, through tunnels, and over bridges that are a marvel of early railway... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$55
per Adult

Taieri Gorge Railway Trip to Pukerangi
Explore the beautiful scenery east of Dunedin as you travel by train through the majestic Taieri Gorge. The ever-changing scenery and dramatic landscapes provide an idyllic backdrop for a memorable journey through some of New Zealand's finest landscapes. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$46
per Adult

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