Otago Peninsula Wildlife Experience & Larnach Castle

Shore Excursions

Key City Sights, Otago Peninsula Wildlife Experience and
Larnach Castle & Gardens

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One of NZ’s most renowned heritage eco-tourism areas

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Standard Shared Tour – A 6 hour return trip travelling the low road to Taiaroa Head, stopping for a look at Otakou Marae on the way, then for the next hour while at Natures Wonders, you will travel by small coach over the farmland to the viewing areas or if you are feeling a little more adventurous upgrade to the exhilaration of a 8 wheel-drive off road all terrain Argo vehicle that takes you to the same wildlife area.

Here, amidst truly spectacular scenery, are the world’s rarest penguins, Hoiho the ‘Yellow-Eyed’, the little Blue Penguins, the NZ Fur Seals and Cormorants (Shags) all living in their natural environment. After your wild life tour you can sit back and take in the view while enjoying a bit of lunch (own expense).
After lunch you have the unique opportunity to discover Larnach Castle. Spectacular tower views and beautiful gardens complete this enjoyable award winning experience. We return to the city via the high road for the most picturesque scenery towards the Pacific Ocean on one side, the Otago harbour on the other and Dunedin City straight ahead.

In addition to your wildlife tour we take a look at Baldwin St (steepest street in the world), Otago University, and Dunedin Railway Station before returning you to your cruise ship by the required time.

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Price

Includes:
NZ$195 per person (child 5-15yrs $125 & Infant 0-4yrs $39 car seat available, must be pre-ordered $25) Includes 1hr guided tours of both Natures Wonders & Larnach Castle (30mins guided & 30mins free time to wander the gardens).
Plus Key City Sights Tour, Pickup from Port Chalmers by prior arrangement and return to Port by the required time.

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