Shore Excursion: Otago Peninsula Scenery and City Highlights Tour. Start at Port Chalmers to experience the beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic 5 hour tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery. You will experience gorgeous and memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays and wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views and take you closer to nature and its wildlife. Spend some free time at Royal Albatross Centre: this place offers the world's only mainland colony of Royal Albatross. Here you have the option to either take lunch, explore the visitor center or wander outside (since it's generally pretty windy, you are likely to see flying the largest seabirds!) or watch lazy seals. You will stop at the world's steepest street, First Church, Railway station and will have some free time to explore internationally significant and the oldest botanic garden in New Zealand. The tour is designed only for a small group, to enjoy flexibility, comfort and personalized attention.

Shore Excursion: Otago Peninsula Scenery and City Highlights Tour - Dunedin, New Zealand

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Duration:6 hours 30 minutes
Price: Starting from $150.00 per person
Start at Port Chalmers to experience the beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic 5 hour tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery. You will experience gorgeous and memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays and wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views and take you closer to nature and its wildlife.
Spend some free time at Royal Albatross Centre: this place offers the world's only mainland colony of Royal Albatross. Here you have the option to either take lunch, explore the visitor center or wander outside (since it's generally pretty windy, you are likely to see flying the largest seabirds!) or watch lazy seals.
You will stop at the world's steepest street, First Church, Railway station and will have some free time to explore internationally significant and the oldest botanic garden in New Zealand. The tour is designed only for a small group, to enjoy flexibility, comfort and personalized attention.
Start at Port Chalmers to experience the beauty of Dunedin on a fantastic 5 hour tour of rich heritage, spectacular scenery. You will experience gorgeous and memorable landscape of Otago Peninsula with amazing string of rugged beaches, bays and wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will show you the most breathtaking views and take you closer to nature and its wildlife.
Spend some free time at Royal Albatross Centre: this place offers the world's only mainland colony of Royal Albatross. Here you have the option to either take lunch, explore the visitor center or wander outside (since it's generally pretty windy, you are likely to see flying the largest seabirds!) or watch lazy seals.
You will stop at the world's steepest street, First Church, Railway station and will have some free time to explore internationally significant and the oldest botanic garden in New Zealand. The tour is designed only for a small group, to enjoy flexibility, comfort and personalized attention.

9am departure from Port Chalmers or 9.30am from Octagon Dunedin. Small group tour.
Stops at:
• Baldwin Street - the steepest street in the world
• Signal Hill Lookout Point
• Upper Dunedin botanic garden- the oldest botanic garden in New Zealand
• University of Otago - the oldest university in New Zealand
• First Church
• Dunedin Railway Station - the most photographed building in New Zealand Scenic drive along Otago Peninsula via Highcliff Road with breathtaking views of Otago harbour, bays and beaches with commentary and photo stops.
You will have free time at Albatross centre where you can explore all about Albatrosses, enjoy a coffee break at the cafe or spend outside viewing wildlife. If it is windy you will most likely see the largest seabirds gliding in the wind. You can walk down to the beach and watch lazy seals on the shore too.
A spectacular and different scenery on the way back via Portobello Road, along the water with views of wading birds.
Before going back to the ship you will have two options to choose:
•  one-hour walk which showcases Dunedin's history, architecture and urban renewal. We learn about the settlement of Dunedin and how the city has evolved; visit key sites and buildings including The Octagon, Saint Paul's Cathedral and Dunedin Railway Station; and discover what's special about this place - and what's happening here now.
• free time in the city centreTransfer back to Port at approx. 3.30pm

 

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