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An unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer with a shore excursion combining a visit to the famous Cadbury`s Chocolate factory and their new Cadbury world experience with tastings of course. A guided tour of Larnach Castle and its grounds out on the Otago Peninsula, as well as a sightseeing tour through Dunedin City taking in the highlights of the city with an entertaining and informative commentary.
What You Can Expect
You will be picked up from your cruise ship at Port Chalmers (Dunedin) at approximately 9:30am.
Enjoy a very informative, entertaining and scenically stunning tour of Dunedin City, the tour will include Otago University, Botanical Gardens, historic buildings, neo-gothic church architecture and Cathedrals, stately homes, the world`s steepest street with lots of photo opportunities.
Arrive Larnach Castle and journey back in time with a guided tour of New Zealand`s only castle built in 1871. Learn the scandalous, exciting and tragic history of the castle whilst enjoying the magnificent splendor of a bygone era. The tour also includes the castles gardens which are of international significance and provide breathtaking views from this commanding vantage point on the Otago Peninsula. There will be time for lunch at the castles café (at own expense).
Depart Larnach Castle, sit back and relax returning to Dunedin by road along the Otago Peninsula again enjoying magnificent views on route.
Arrive at Cadbury`s Chocolate Factory. Here you will enjoy the new Cadbury’s World Experience, a one hour tour that includes explanation of the chocolate making process, liquid chocolate tasting, tempering demonstration, chocolate fall and sampling along the way of course!
Please note: Due to Health & Safety Regulations the Cadbury Tour no longer enters the actual factory and there are also 150 steps to climb during the tour.
Back to your ship by 4.00pm.
Departure time 9:30am
Duration – 6 ½ hours
Return details – Returns to original departure point at approximately 4:00pm
Meeting Instructions – Port Chalmers Dunedin
Your Cruise Ship will come into Port Chalmers. Once you disembark, all passengers must make their way to the private hire area in the cruise ship pavilion which is well sign posted. Please wait for a “Good Company Tours” representative, they will direct you to the “Good Company” buses which will be departing from outside the Visitor Centre. Please get there around 9:15am for a 9:30am departure.
Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings – Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.