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Headfirst Travel

Dunedin, New Zealand
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US$33.54*
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Dunedin Cruise Ships Shore Excursions
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US$58.88*
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Larnach Castle & Gardens Tour from Dunedin
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US$167.69*
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Invercargill to Dunedin with Stewart Island Option
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Here at Headfirst Travel Dunedin we bring alive local legends with a range of guided tours that include most of Dunedin’s main attractions. Join us on our guided tour up to the grand Larnach's Castle, which also includes a city sights tour. You can also add in a tour at the sweet Cadbury World and an exciting tour of the Speight's Brewery. Or take a ride on the spectacular Taieri Gorge Railway or in a Silver Fern Railcar. Explore the Elm wildlife or take a tour of the historic Olveston House. See our many cruise ship excursions or hop onto our Bottom Bus and explore NZ’s deepest south. We have something for everyone!
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  • Average5%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came in on Ovation of the Seas cruise ship - with the ship arriving around 1 1/2 hours late due to weather - we were supposed to be on a 9:30 train from the station but we missed it. As the Railways were aware...More

Thank Romanie W
HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Seeing the journey from Dunedin through to Pukerangi and back half by road and half by train definitely does provide the best of both worlds and we are glad to hear that...More

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HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Appalling service from this company! Had booked a train plus castle tour and found out after train journey whilst searching for appropriate bus to take to castle that the castle tour was cancelled due to lack of time as we had to be back to...More

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HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Kia Ora, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your day with us was unsatisfactory and that communication was lacking. It is always our goal to provide our guests with a positive and memorable experience...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great day at Larnach Castle! Got picked op by busdriver Reece, great guy with a good sense of humor and informative talks. There were only 2 passengers on the bus, so it was a very personal trip, which made the experience very good!...More

Thank Koenmak
HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Good Afternoon! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! We are glad to hear that Rhys made your day with us a great one. Ka Kite The Headfirst Travel Team!

Reviewed 23 September 2017

While in town for the day, we love riding the local bus to highlighted sites. This double-decker red bus tour was terrific and our driver, Bec, was a real gem. She affectionately called the bus Clifford, after the cartoon character. Bec was pleasant to everyone,...More

Thank AzDEAT
HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Kia Ora! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that Bec make your time with us memorable. Many thanks and warm regards form the Headfirst Travel team!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

I had such a great day with Headfirst doing their Larnach Castle / Otago peninsula and Elm tour wildlife combo. Dick, our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, and his enthusiasm for the tour, and history of Dunedin is incredible. The bus was well looked after and...More

Thank Jaysoncvl
botbusman, General Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Kia ora and thanks for your review. We genuinely appreciate any feedback on our tours throughout NZ - so thanks for your time to submit this. Dick is one of our leading Castle guides and knows how to BALL - Bring Alive Local Legends, which...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

I had an amazing time with the Bottom Bus in the Deep South where I stayed 3 nights in Dunedin. Explored this beautiful Scottish style city with its buildings, Museums, Cadbury Chocolate Factory. We had the chance to get to Baldwin st 'Steepest street in...More

Thank Tarek-Terry S
HeadfirstTravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Kia Ora! Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Kakite, The Headfirst Travel Team

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We've been picked up on time at our hostel, by the very friendly guide, to go to Larnach Castle. Although it is was in renovation, it's a lovely place, well maintained, with a beautiful view over the Otago Peninsula and Dunedin. The gardens were quite...More

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botbusman, General Manager at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Merlin, Thanks for taking the time to review our Larnach Castle Dunedin combo tour with Cadburys. We take pride in showing off Dunedin to it's best and we are very happy you enjoyed your tour with us. Our guides Bring Alive Local Legends every...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were collected and taken to Larnach Castle and then a city tour. Our driver/guide was very informative and easy to listen to. Larnach Castle was fantastic as was the city sights tour. Excellent value for money. Thoroughly recommend it.More

Thank Kerry T
Headfirst T, Reservations consultant at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Kia Ora Kerry, It was great having you on board! We are pleased to hear you had a lovely experience. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We wish you all the best and we look forward to hearing from you soon. Warmest regards...More

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Kathy C
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Thanks for that Sylvie
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Sharyn C
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Response from HeadfirstTravel | Property representative |
Hi, if you please go to our website and you will find all the details you require. The specific Cruise Ship bookings page contains tours designed to fit with the arrival and departure of the cruise ships that dock at Port... More
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