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The Castle Cruiser - Dunedin's only locally owned daily trip to Larnach Castle

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    What to Expect
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    Stop At: Larnach Castle & Gardens, 145 Camp Rd Otago Peninsula, Dunedin New Zealand

    Your tour takes you first on a tour of Dunedin city where you will see various points of interest including stops at the Larnach Tomb, the world's steepest street, University of Otago, Dunedin Railway Station, Otago Peninsula High road and of course Larnach Castle and their wonderfully themed Alice in Wonderland gardens. You will usually spend 2 hrs 15 mins at the Castle.

    On a Cruise Ship day given the tour is longer we spend more time at the castle.

    Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 50 The Octagon, Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Holiday Parks and Motels
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
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    • Entry/Admission - Larnach Castle & Gardens
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

    We were really glad we chose to use Castle Cruiser to visit Larnarch Castle. We were picked up from our motel which was fantastic and the driver was extremely knowledgable and we really enjoyed this. He has a very interesting sense of humour so if...More

    Thank 284felicitye
    Reviewed 5 May 2019

    We both are so pleased we booked this tour with Mark, as there were only four of us on his mini bus, which meant we were able to hear everything Mark mentioned, with his vast knowledge of Dunedin, and the wonderful visit to Larnach castle,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank gabby44444
    GlowWormGuy, Owner at The Castle Cruiser, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2019

    Cheers for the fantastic review. Much appreciated. I'm glad you could understand where I was coming from. Nothing said to be taken to heart , just said to have a bit of playful banter. Just for the record though I never, ever, at any stage,...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2019

    My family enjoyed this tour. The castle was beautiful and lovely to see the old history of Dunedin. The castle is definitely haunted too. I could definitely feel a presence. Interesting day tour. We chose to have lunch in the castle too which was yummy!

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank Tara C
    Reviewed 19 April 2019

    What can I say from the beginning Mark was great as he allowed a couple we met on board our ship Ovation of the seas to join our group, it was not only our best day but theirs too. Marks local knowledge of the area,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Jillian H
    Reviewed 25 February 2019

    Amazing tour guide with lots of local insights and details. Definitely better that we expected. Make sure you bring your sense of humor as this guide was very funny.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Chris S
    Companion21386379362, Owner at The Castle Cruiser, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2019

    Thank you for the wonderful words. I hope the rest of your NZ tour went well and that you are now settling back into the daily grind, post holiday. Kindest regards Mark

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    14 April 2019|
    Response from GlowWormGuy | Property representative |
    If the cruise ship doesn't make it a full refund applies. Some days we are full and other days we have spaces available. Given The Castle Cruiser is the smallest daily tour to Larnach Castle booking is advisable. I hope... More
    beheaded c
    19 February 2019|
    Response from Companion21386379362 |
    On a normal cruise ship day it is a 9.45am meet with a 10am departure from the ship and a 10.30am departure from town. If it it not a normal cruise ship arrival time then then the tour time is amended to suit. Otherwise it... More
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