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Weka Pass Railway

Weka Pass Railway

Attraction - Waipara

Experience a great day out for the whole family on a trip on the Weka Pass Railway. This is a historic rural railway using both vintage steam and diesel-electric locomotives on 12.8 km of scenic line, through the unique limestone beauty of the Weka Pass out of Waipara, where superior weather patterns provide crystal clear air and high sunshine hours. More...

The Seasider

The Seasider

Rail Tour - Dunedin - Starting from NZ $89.00 per adult

Run by the Taieri Gorge Railway, The Seasider train is Dunedin's scenic coastal tourist train operating from the historic Railway Station in Dunedin New Zealand. This tour runs on a section of railway which was considered the highlight of the trip between Christchurch and Invercargill and offers spectacular views over Otago Harbour and the wild Otago coastline. It is considered one of the "must-do" railway trips in New Zealand! More...

Buried Village of Te Wairoa Tour

Buried Village of Te Wairoa Tour

Historic - Rotorua - Starting from $34.00 per person

Experience New Zealand's most visited archaeological site, and hear stories of the 1886 Mt. Tarawera eruption. This guided tour features a range of historical exhibits nestled in the scenic New Zealand landscape. Visitors can take peaceful walking trails and discover the life stories of the inhabitants whose fates were intertwined with the volcanic eruption. Discover the legacy of the Pink and White Terraces, which were once considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. More...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing with Olveston House Tour

Dunedin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing with Olveston House Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $70.00 per person

Discover Dunedin’s roots when your ship is in port on a shore excursion that takes in the city's central sights and historic Olveston House. You’ll see Dunedin’s highlights -- including Otago University on a two-hour sightseeing tour which includes guided tour of the stately Olveston mansion and its landscaped gardens. More...

Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa Twilight Express Tour

Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa Twilight Express Tour

Maori - Wellington - Starting from $12.00 per person

Discover the highlights of Te Papa Tongarewa, meaning a '‘container of treasures’ in the Māori language. While admission is free to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, you’ll discover these cultural treasures and hear stories told with authority and passion by a museum guide. This evening express tour lasts 45 minutes, perfect if you’re short on time. More...

Pompallier Mission - Heritage New Zealand

Pompallier Mission - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Bay of Islands

Roll up your sleeves and have a go at tanning leather or printing on a pre-Industrial Revolution press at Pompallier Mission in Russell in the Bay of Islands. Built in the traditional Lyons building style of pise de terre (rammed earth) Pompallier Mission is the only building of its kind in Australasia, and has been faithfully restored to its original function as New Zealand's oldest factory. More...

Knights of the Sky - The Great War Exhibition in Blenheim

Knights of the Sky - The Great War Exhibition in Blenheim

Historic - Blenheim - Starting from $25.00 per person

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson's own collection of World War One aircraft and artifacts. This story of aviation in the Great War is brought to life in sensational sets created by the internationally acclaimed talent of WingNut Films and Weta Workshop. Not just for aviation buffs, this world class exhibition has something for everyone. More...

Full-Day Larnach Castle Tour

Full-Day Larnach Castle Tour

Historic - Dunedin - Starting from $145.00 per person

Enjoy a personalized small-group tour of Larnach Castle and Dunedin City. This is a 7-hour fully guided tour that lets you explore Dunedin and Larnach Castle at a leisurely pace. At the end of the tour you will be driven right back to your cruise ship in plenty of time (at least 1 hour prior to ship's departure). The tour takes in many interesting buildings and landmarks in Dunedin city such as the Larnach family tomb in Dunedin's old Northern Cemetery, the old University and all the main city... More...

Half-Day Historical Arrowtown and Wanaka Tour from Queenstown

Half-Day Historical Arrowtown and Wanaka Tour from Queenstown

Historic - Queenstown - Starting from $169.00 per person

Join this half-day tour for the opportunity to visit the historical gold mining town of Arrowtown. Explore the town and get a feel for the history, see the famous Wanaka Tree, enjoy some free time in Wanaka to explore, enjoy a drink in the famous Cardrona Hotel, and take in the stunning views from the Crown Range Road. More...

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston House

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Coastal Train and Olveston House

Ports of Call Tour - Dunedin - Starting from $150.00 per person

Looking for a relaxing shore excursion in Dunedin? Look no more!
On this full-day shore excursion you will Experience the magnificent scenery of the Otago Peninsula by Railway and then in the afternoon enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Dunedin. This tour also includes admission and a tour of the amazing Olveston House! More...

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Kingfisher CabinKingfisher Cabin - Chalet.

Kingfisher Cabin offers accommodation in Mahurangi, 44 km from Auckland. You can fire up the barbecue for a tasty meal...

The SeasiderThe Seasider - Rail Tour - Dunedin. Starting from NZ $89.00 per adult - Railway Station.

Run by the Taieri Gorge Railway, The Seasider train is Dunedin's scenic coastal tourist train operating from the...

 

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