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Dunedin Sightseeing Shore Excursion with Olveston House

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per adult Price is $52
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Highlights

Chance to explore Dunedin

Remarkable interiors & historic collection at Olveston House

New Zealand's oldest university campus explored by coach

Scottish heritage in original homes of 1840s-era settlers

Neo-gothic church architecture & cathedrals in city center

Highlights

Chance to explore Dunedin

Remarkable interiors & historic collection at Olveston House

New Zealand's oldest university campus explored by coach

Scottish heritage in original homes of 1840s-era settlers

Neo-gothic church architecture & cathedrals in city center

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9:00 AM, Dunedin & Olveston Tour in English

Duration 4h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is $51.04, taxes included

Nonrefundable No booking or credit card fees

Dunedin Sightseeing Shore Excursion with Olveston House

Activity Location

Dunedin

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Dunedin Cruise Port

    Port Chalmers


Description

Experience the city of Dunedin, combining sightseeing with a guided tour of the stately Olveston House. Enjoy convenient roundtrip transfer from your cruise ship.

Hear commentary detailing Dunedin’s history as you motor around the hilly city, which overlooks the Otago Peninsula. Pass by Baldwin Street, considered the world's steepest street, and get a glimpse of the harbor. View the University of Otago, the neoclassical Dunedin Town Hall and Renaissance Revival–style Dunedin Railway Station as well as opulent banks, theaters and 19th-century edifices. After the city tour you will join a 1-hour guided tour of Olveston Historic Home a 35-room mansion and gardens. A docent reveals the history behind this enchanting time capsule of one of Dunedin’s wealthy merchant families. Built in a Jacobean style, Olveston is decorated with original fine art and furniture collected by the home's wealthy owners. Stroll past century-old trees and manicured lawns to the gardens.
Re-join your guide in the afternoon aboard the coach, and the return drive to the Dunedin port. You will be given the opportunity to explore Port Chalmers where you can discover a vibrant village with a wide range of art & culture from potters and sculptors to painters, musicians, jewellers and fashion designers and then make your way back to board the Ship.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Dunedin & Olveston

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Dunedin Port

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary provided they do not occupy their own seat.

  • This tour is specifically designed for cruise ship passengers.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


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