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University of Otago

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University of Otago

136 Reviews
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Wildlife Cruise & Larnach Castle Tour
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Wildlife Cruise & Larnach Castle Tour

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An unrivalled tour package! Visit the stunning Larnach Castle, travel the beautiful roads of the Otago Peninsula and join special Monarch Wildlife Cruise. <br><br>Enjoy a 90 minute tour of Larnach Castle and it's beautiful grounds. Hear the scandalous story of early settler William Larnach and his family. Explore the beautifully restored castle, with it's original antique furniture and impressive craftsmanship throughout. Time is allowed for exploring the gardens or a quick snack from the ballroom cafe.<br><br>You'll then continue along the Otago Peninsula and your guide will give an interactive commentary along the way.<br><br>Hop aboard a Wildlife Cruise out through the entrance to the Otago Harbour. Enjoy close viewing of fur seals, royal albatross and other seabirds. Sometimes we spot sea lions, blue penguins &amp; dusky or hectors dolphins.
US$101.98 per adult
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Naina-Damani wrote a review 10 Jan
London, United Kingdom896 contributions226 helpful votes
University of Otago is one of the best universities in the world. It is a prestigious architectural building surrounded by beautiful gardens.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Johnny wrote a review Oct 2020
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Another heritage building looking amazing. A hive of busyness with students coming and going. Presentation excellent
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Monica wrote a review Jul 2020
Auckland, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely grounds and buildings to walk around and enjoy the uni feel. A GREAT place to get a coffee and a donut at the Hussey & Laredo coffee caravan.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kathy wrote a review Apr 2020
573 contributions29 helpful votes
The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest university, founded in the 1860's. The beautiful bluestone architecture of the Clock Tower is typical of the time period and it is a striking feature of the campus. The grounds are shady and inviting, with a crystal clear stream running through it. We even saw trout and an eel in the stream! What a gorgeous campus.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jeffry b wrote a review Apr 2020
Essendon, Australia6,492 contributions1,823 helpful votes
We visted the University of Otago in summer, so there were no students. It is a picturesque campus, said to be the NZ equivilent of Oxford. It it the oldest University in NZ. Otago has an active student culture. It is ratred acadxemically as one of News Zealand's top universities. THe Water of Leith flows thrrough the cxampus.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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