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Cruise Excursions: Taieri Gorge Railway & Dunedin Sightseeing

Cruise Excursions: Taieri Gorge Railway & Dunedin Sightseeing

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CRUISE EXCURSIONS: Get collected from Port Chalmers Cruise Terminal and transferred to Dunedin's Railway Station, travel by train through the spectacular Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi and experience a Dunedin City Tour.
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Cruise Excursions: Taieri Gorge Railway & Dunedin Sightseeing- Adult
From NZ$165.00*
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Get collected from Port Chalmers and transferred to Dunedin's Railway Station, travel by train through the spectacular Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi, across the wrought iron viaducts and through tunnels carved by hand more than 100 years ago. This is one of the great train journeys on a by-gone era. Arriving back in Dunedin you will re-board your coach for an entertaining and informative tour of Central Dunedin

9.00 am coach departs the Dunedin Port and takes you to the Dunedin Railway Station, at 9.30 am depart Dunedin by train on the Taieri Gorge Railway. You will travel through the Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi. Throughout this round trip journey there will be numerous stops to afford you some magnificent photo opportunities. The return train journey is four hours in duration, arriving back in Dunedin at 1.30 pm.

At 2.00 following the Taieri Gorge Rail Journey you will rejoin the coach and set off on a full-commentary coach tour of Dunedin City taking in the ‘dress circle’ of Dunedin’s original homes of the wealthy settlers, up the world’s steepest street, to a lookout overlooking the city, through the University campus, out to the Peninsula high road for spectacular harbour, rural and ocean views and lastly down to the St Clair beach esplanade before returning back to your ship between 4:00 pm-4:30 pm. The city tour duration is approximately 2 hours.

The Tour Highlights

    Taieri Gorge Railway
    • Journey through the rugged and spectacular Taieri River Gorge
    • Viaducts and Tunnels
    • Full commentary on the construction and history of the Railway
    • Dunedin City Tour
      • A lookout over Dunedin harbour and city
      • New Zealand’s first botanical garden
      • New Zealand’s oldest University
      • Dunedin’s classic old railway station and courthouse precinct
      • Baldwin Street, the world’s steepest street
      • Olveston House
      • The Robbie Burns statue, Scottish poet & unofficial patron to the arts of Dunedin
      • Otago Boys High School

      Pick-Up: Port Chalmers Cruise Terminal

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Tour Code: LT71CS

* Prices are per person valid from 01 October 2017 to 30 September 2018 and are in New Zealand Dollars and only depart when passenger cruise ship enter the harbour.

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