Port to Port Cruises & Wildlife Tours on the Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

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Shore Excursion Options

Looking for exciting things to do in Dunedin?
Add an shore excursion to your harbour cruise and explore the area like a local.

At the conclusion of your wildlife or harbour cruise we can drop you at one of two stunning locations to explore Port Chalmers or Portobello. 
We will pick you back up, approximately 2 hours later.

-Add $10

Add a self guided shore excursion and explore the area like a local.
At the conclusion of your cruise we can drop you at one of two stunning locations to explore Port Chalmers Township, or Portobello.
We will pick you back up, approximately 2 hours later.

Some of the areas you can visit

Carey's Bay

Across the road from the wharf is Historic Carey's Bay Hotel. Fully licenced and ready to serve refreshments or full meals. Relax with a drink and take in the harbour views.

Then explore the shoreline nearby for wading birds, and watch the local fishing fleet come and go from the wharf, from right outside the hotel.

Port Chalmers Township

10 minutes walk, each way, from the Wharf at Carey's Bay. Visit Port Chalmers, home to the working Port of Otago. Wander up the main street and visit quaint cafes, gift shops and the Maritime Museum, all within a few minutes walk of each other.

Back Beach

Take a picnic with you, to enjoy as you take in the views across the harbour and islands. Stroll past birds feeding in the shallows, see rustic boatsheds and a variety of small boats, big in character, along the shore. All within a stones throw from the wharf.


City Sights and Attractions

See the Dunedin City Sights . A guide will pick you up and drop you off from your accommodation, or your ship, if you are a cruise ship passenger, for a small group tour.

-Add $89

We pick you up from your accommodation, or your ship, if you are a cruise ship passenger, and transfer you to our vessel, Sootychaser, for our Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruise, from Port Chalmers.

At the conclusion of your cruise you will depart the vessel accross the harbour on the scenic Otago Peninsula, where you will rejoin your guide.

We will take the scenic 'high road' to Dunedin, stopping for photos and views along the way.

Once in Dunedin, some of the highligths are:

The worlds steepest street- Baldwin Street 

Dunedin Railway Station

Signal Hill Lookout

Free time in the city to browse and shop

 

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Historic Careys Bay Hotel

Careys Bay for a meal

 

 

Port Chalmers Township

 

Dunedin Railway Station 

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruise-$70

Albatross, Wildlife and Harbour Cruise-$70

Cruise Ship Passenger Dunedin Tours-From $159

Cruise Ship Passenger Dunedin Tours-From $159

Otago Harbour Ferry -From $10

Otago Harbour Ferry -From $10

Special Events and Transfers

Special Events and Transfers

Dunedin City Sights and Shore Excursions-From $10

Dunedin City Sights and Shore Excursions-From $10

Private Groups

Private Groups