Cadbury Chocolate Factory
Visit the world famous Cadbury Chocolate factory and take a fun filled, fascinating guided tour around the factory and sample Cadbury Chocolate along the way. Included is a visit to the unique chocolate waterfall housed in a five storey high silo. See one tonne of Cadbury chocolate drop before your eyes! Finish your tour at the Cadbury World retail store and purchase all your favourite Cadbury products and Cadbury World merchandise.
Tours are approximately 75 minutes long (Monday to Friday) and 45 minutes (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays). Tours operate every half hour from 9am to 3.30pm.
Cost: Adults $20, Children $13, Family $54
Speights Brewery Tours
The Speights Brewery tour is an award winning, fascinating and interactive tour through a historic working brewery. It's a fully guided 90 minute experience that lets you explore everything about one of Dunedin and Otago's biggest icons. You'll see, smell, touch and taste the ingredients that go into making Speights beers and discover how Speights became a legend in the south - and around the country (it's New Zealand's biggest selling beer!) You don't have to be a beer drinker to enjoy learning about the history of beermaking, Speights uniquebrewing process and how to make traditional wooden beer casks. Why not combine the tour with a hearty meal next door at the Speights restaurant.
Cost: $25 per adult
Speights and Cadbury's Combo Deals
Combine your Speights tour with a visit to Cadbury World. Plus you will receive 10% discount off selected merchandise at both
Cost: Adult $37, Child $18, Family $87
Royal Albatross Colony - Tairoa head, Otago Peninsula
The Royal Albatross Centre is located at Taiaroa Head on the tip of the Otago Peninsula, Dunedin. Owned and operated by the Otago Peninsula Trust, a charitable trust, whose purpose and objective is the protection and enhancement of the Otago Peninsula. Taiaroa Head itself, a nature reserve is managed by the Department of Conservation.
As well as being the only mainland place in the world to view Northern Royal Albatrosse in their natural habitat, Taiaroa Head has a strong historical connection. From Maori settlement in the 1300's to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi: the establishment of the lighthouse and fortifications in the late 1800's, and its use as a defence base during World War I and II, New Zealand's culture and history is uniquely celebrated here alongside wildlife.
Cost: $40-50 adult, $20-25 child, family $100-125
Speights Tour and Meal Combo
No tour would be complete without sampling the fine product. Welcome to our brewery bar where you can pour your own and you will enjoy an appreciation session of six Speight’s beers.
Visit the Speight’s Brewery shop, which is open to the public, where you will find genuine Speight’s beer gear for sale so you too can become part of the Southern Man legend.
After the tour pop down to the Speight's Ale House, situated within the Brewery, where you will find generous helpings of great Southern Fare. And all of the Speight's range is available fresh from the tap.
Cost: Lunch $55, Dinner $61
Taieri Gorge Railway
The Taieri Gorge Limited train is Dunedin's prestige tourist train operating from the historic Railway Station
Departing daily (seats are limited on Christmas day) it takes you on a journey through the rugged and spectacular Taieri River Gorge, across wrought iron viaducts and through tunnels carved by hand more than 100 years ago.
With full commentary, photographic stops, comfortable heating in winter and on board refreshments the train offers year round, all-weather entertainment.
You can make the return journey to Pukerangi, or Middlemarch, or use the train as the one leg of your journey to or from Queenstown and Central Otago on our connecting `Track & Trail' coach.
Cost: From $86 per adult
Penguin Place Conservation Reserve
The penguin tour begins with a short talk outlining the issues Yellow Eyed Penguins are facing, their lifecycle and how the Penguin Place conservation project is carried out. A short bus trip over the farm takes small groups to the reserve. While in the reserve, your guide will lead you on foot through a unique system of covered trenches and into viewing hides. These hides allow access to the living areas and breeding grounds of this shy penguin, providing the opportunity to witness and photograph undisturbed activity at close range.
Participants need to be comfortable on their feet as it is a walking tour. Over the hour, a maximum of 900 metres will be covered.
Summer (October – March)
Tours begin at 10:15am and run throughout the day until late afternoon.
Winter (April – September)
Tours from 3:15pm onwards; times vary slightly due to shorter daylight hours and variable fishing conditions.
Cost: Adult $49, Child $12, Family $99
Monarch Wildlife Cruises
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? ...Well, it's definitely not a plane, but you will definitely see Albatross and many different kinds of wildlife on a Monarch Wildlife Cruise! Be spellbound by the spectacle of a feeding frenzy involving sea birds & marine mammals; be lucky enough to see pods of dolphins playing around the boat. Or venture out for a Half Day Tour or a Full Day Package.
We are perfectly-equipped to host the young and young at heart. As three-time New Zealand Tourism Award winners we'll give you all the benefits of having a friendly, experienced and knowledgeable crew guiding you along the way. And you'll get to see how the watery half live, hear a story or three about times gone past, and leave those landlubbers behind.
Cost: Prices from Adult $49, Child $22