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Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Train and Otago Peninsula Scenery & Castle Garden

Fantail Tours Limited

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Enjoy breathtaking scenery of Dunedin, Otago Peninsula, Taieri Gorge and the garden of the only New Zealand's castle on a 7 hour tour departing from Port Chalmers.

With amazing views guaranteed, this tour includes a 4 hour ( sometimes 5 hour) return train trip to Taieri Gorge. Enjoy a scenic transfer from Port Chalmers to Dunedin Railway station, a spectacular 19th-century Renaissance revival style train station. From here you will climb aboard the Taieri Gorge train, which travels through ten tunnels and over countless bridges and viaducts. Experience unique rugged high country scenery of the South Island that has inspired artists, photographers and filmmakers.
Upon your return you will enjoy Otago Peninsula scenic drive with gorgeous and memorable scenery of harbor and ocean and an entry to Larnach Castle garden (subject to time left available).
We cannot be held responsible for train delays as it is out of our control. Our priority is to bring you back to ship in plenty of time.

What You'll Get

Visit: Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin New Zealand

a 4 hour return Taieri Gorge train trip

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Bottled water
  • Castle Gardens entry
  • Taieri Gorge Return Train Trip
  • Entry/Admission - Dunedin Railway Station
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

  • Food and drinks
  • Drinks
  • Castle entry

Departure Point
Port Chalmers cruise terminal, private tour waiting area, door 2

Departure Time
9:00 AM

7 hours

Return Details
Port Chalmers

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Fantail Tours Limited in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.