Fully Guided 4 Hour Tour – Pick up Port Chalmers
While your cruise ship is in port, discover the historical roots of Dunedin, the second-largest city in New Zealand’s South Island. Start your shore excursion with port pickup and board your comfortable coach for a sightseeing tour.
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.
Travel from 31 October 2016 – 30 September 2017.
*Conditions: Prices are per adult. Please enquire for child prices if required. Valid for travel from 31 October 2016 – 30 September 2017. Bookings must be made and deposited by 29 February 2017. Prices were correct at time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Above stated prices include discounts (is applicable). Please enquire for full information. Booking Code: ANZCRUISE1115