City Drive, Olveston House & Botanic Gardens

City Drive, Olveston House & Botanic Gardens

4 hours | Dunedin (Port Chalmers) | P C 3 - 2 0 0
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$ 69.95
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Points of Interest

  • Dunedin Train Station
  • Olveston House
  • Botanical Garden
Moderate activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Dunedin's treasured heritage is highlighted on this splendid half-day adventure. including a narrated scenic drive. From its construction in 1904-1906 to its bequeathal to the City of Dunedin in 1966 by Dorothy Theomin, only one family lived in the Jacobean-style Olveston House. It is this continuous heritage that provides such a unique glimpse of the era's privileged lifestyle. Your tour continues through the north end of town to the Dunedin Botanic Garden. Established in 1863, it hosts a variety of plant collections set amidst 72 acres of natural beauty. Explore the formal paths and discover 6,800 different species of plants from all over the globe. Your drive includes numerous city sights including Dunedin Railway Station and the Octagon, two of Dunedin's best-known attractions, before returning to port.

Special Notes:

Motorcoaches are not air-conditioned.

There is no elevator access to Olveston House's upper stories. Guests in wheelchairs may view a DVD-tour of those floors.

Photography is not permitted inside Olveston.

Child Price:

12 years & under only


Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship for a guided tour of Olveston House

Transport type: Motorcoach
Travel time: 00:30
Time at site: 01:15
Inside visit: Yes
Walking distance: 100
Steps: 40
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: Yes

Self -guided tour of Dunedin Botanic Gardens

Transport type: Motorcoach
Travel time: 00:15
Time at site: 00:45
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: No
Walking distance: 50
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship with a narrated city drive

Transport type: Motorcoach
Travel time: 00:50