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Dunedin Cruise Excursion – Taieri Gorge Railway & Sightseeing Tour

by Cruise Shore Trips Duration 7h 30m Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is C$155

Embark on a stunning rail trip 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 era.

Enjoy convenient transport to the Dunedin Port, where you board a coach to the Dunedin Railway Station. Take a seat on a cosy train and wind your way through the Taieri Gorge on a historic and charming railway. Travel across wrought-iron viaducts and through tunnels carved by hand more than 100 years ago.

Lush green landscapes and rolling hills stretch as far as the eye can see throughout your train ride. Multiple stops for photo opportunities ensure you have plenty of great shots to remember this pristine environment before your return to Dunedin.

Upon your return to the railway station, settle into a comfortable coach and set off on a commentary-filled tour through the outskirts of Dunedin. Pass by historic homes of wealthy settlers, drive through a university campus and head out to the peninsula for harbour, rural and ocean views.

Drive up Baldwin Street – the steepest in the world – and take in vistas from a lookout point overlooking the city. See a botanical garden and catch a glimpse of a statue of Robbie Burns, a poet and unofficial patron to the arts of Dunedin. Finish by driving down the St Clair beach esplanade and returning to your cruise ship.

Embark on a stunning rail trip 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 era.

Enjoy convenient transport to the Dunedin Port, where you board a coach to the Dunedin Railway Station. Take a seat on a cosy train and wind your way through the Taieri Gorge on a historic and charming railway. Travel across wrought-iron viaducts and through tunnels carved by hand more than 100 years ago.

Lush green landscapes and rolling hills stretch as far as the eye can see throughout your train ride. Multiple stops for photo opportunities ensure you have plenty of great shots to remember this pristine environment before your return to Dunedin.

Upon your return to the railway station, settle into a comfortable coach and set off on a commentary-filled tour through the outskirts of Dunedin. Pass by historic homes of wealthy settlers, drive through a university campus and head out to the peninsula for harbour, rural and ocean views.

Drive up Baldwin Street – the steepest in the world – and take in vistas from a lookout point overlooking the city. See a botanical garden and catch a glimpse of a statue of Robbie Burns, a poet and unofficial patron to the arts of Dunedin. Finish by driving down the St Clair beach esplanade and returning to your cruise ship.

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9:00 AM, Taieri Gorge Railway Tour in English

Duration 7h 30m Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
C$154.61

Total price is C$154.61, taxes included

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Dunedin Cruise Excursion – Taieri Gorge Railway & Sightseeing Tour

Activity Location

Dunedin

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Dunedin Cruise Port

    Port Chalmers


Highlights

  • Train ride through countryside via the Taieri Gorge Railway

  • Chance to pass through 100-year-old hand-carved tunnels

  • Guided tour of Dunedin City

  • High lookout point & trip up the world's steepest street

  • Professional & friendly guide to enrich your experience


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Dunedin

  • Admission to Taieri Gorge Railway

  • Roundtrip transport to and from Dunedin port

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks


Know Before You Book

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

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

  • If you are not on a Cruise Ship you cannot do this tour

  • This tour is specifically designed for cruise ship passengers.


Dunedin Cruise Excursion – Taieri Gorge Railway & Sightseeing Tour ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

2.9 out of 5

5/5 11 Apr. 2019

We had a great day I just wish we’d had time to wander around to but when your time is limited you can’t do everything will definitely go back and would definitely recommend this day trip if your on a cruise ship

5/5 21 Mar. 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this day and the trip. Sadly we missed out on the pie experience, but the breathtaking scenery made up for it

4/5 11 Feb. 2018

Nice volunteer in Lyn Weather did diminish the enjoyment of the scenes You of Dunedin was excellent great driver in Bob

Anthony S

United States