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The Castle Cruiser

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Dunedin's premier tour to Larnach Castle. A daily 4 hour tour $90A (5.5 hour tour on Cruise Ship Days from the Octagon @10:15AM or 6.5 hours Port Chalmers Pick-up/Return $105.00Adult/$55Child ages 5-14years @9.45AM) Transport is a luxury 13 leather...more
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Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 800 273 325
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Having visited Dunedin previously, we were unsure how to occupy our day (we were on a cruise ship). We booked this tour on the pier. A fabulous tour. Mark was very entertaining and had a incredible knowledge of his hometown. We saw all the sights,...More

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GlowWormGuy, Owner at The Castle Cruiser, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you very much for the glowing review, Very humbling. Checking out your other review I thought you might have had The Castle Cruiser confused with your Napier tour. I trust the rest of your cruise went well. If you are ever back in NZ...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Castle Cruise was a great way to see Dunedin in a limited time. The highlight of the tour was Larnach Castle. Mark knows the castle well and was an excellent guide. We also saw the historic train station, the world's steepest street, and an...More

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GlowWormGuy, Owner at The Castle Cruiser, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Bill, Thank you for the great review. Sorry I have taken so long to acknowledge it. I am glad you enjoyed your day in Dunedin and aboard The Castle Cruiser,. In regards the jabs, I am an equal opportunites jabber - Just saying! lol...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We found the tour information at the i-site in Dunedin. The value was there so we booked it early. There were only 4 people on our tour and was remarkably cheaper and less crowded than the cruise ship's tour. The tour guide isn't very politically...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Started from central hostel pick up, enjoyed the city tour then made our way to castle. Mark's knowledge for the castle made it a very informative tour.

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I was going to do one of Mark's outdoor type tours, but I was grounded by the weather. So I opted instead to do this Castle Cruiser tour of his. Now, I normally don't do these really touristy kind of tours, but I'm glad I...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We struck it lucky the day we arrived at Port Chalmers. No sooner did we get off the ship and arrange our tour on the dock, our tour guide/ driver/ jokester Mark turned up in his bus. We did all the best sights of Dunedin...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Our tour with Mark was good. He picked us up at the cruise ship a bit late (something to do with a lost cell phone), but it wasn't too late. He gave fantastic commentary all along the tour. After we picked up a few more...More

1  Thank TravelPanda99
Reviewed 23 January 2016

we took the info from the information centre. enjoyed good tour. did lots of sightseeing away from the bus crowd.

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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Did the morning tour with this company and was really easy to join the tour, with a pick up from Port Chalmers by the Castle Cruiser. Very informative tour by our guide, Markus - be warned, there will be some jokes if you are Australia....More

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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Our tour today with Mark was full of a lot of varied and interesting information. Mark is entertaining and very enthusiastic. I personally very much appreciated Mark's huge effort to get my mobile phone, that I left on his bus, back to me before our...More

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27 March 2015|
Response from GlowWormGuy | Property representative |
The guy was an imbecile. I doubt he could feed himself properly let alone spell correctly. Thank goodness most of my other clients from Aussie have senses of humour. Good to see you picked up on the sort of bloke that he was.