Olveston Heritage Tour


Discover historic Dunedin ...

City Sights Tour:

  • Railway Station (an outstanding example of flamish architecture)
  • First Church (a classic example of Gothic architecture)
  • St Paul's Cathedral (noted for its stone vaulted ceiling)
  • Otago Settler's Museum (captures the enterprise of the pioneer era)
  • University of Otago (New Zealand's first university)
  • Olveston Tour (heritage)

Meet & Greet by a car of your choice. Start at 8.30am and 1pm.

A Scenic City Tour of Dunedin commences at the Dunedin Railway Station. Built in the Flemish Renaissance architectural style the station is considered one of the finest examples of an Edwardian 1827 Railway stations in the country. The tour extends to St Paul’s Cathedral (1868) and First Church (1873). Both are built of white Oamaru stone unique to North Otago.

Otago Settler's Museum & University of Otago:

The Otago Settlers' Museum provides a comprehensive historic insight into the development of Otago and the events that elevated Dunedin to the commercial and cultural centre of New Zealand in the mid 1800’s and beyond. This is followed by a drive around the University of Otago New Zealand’s oldest university which was founded in 1869.

Olveston Tour:

At Olveston you will discover David Theomin’s collection of irreplaceable artifacts and priceless treasures. Bronze, cloisonne and ivory from Japan and China. Jade and ceramics, Persian rugs, oriental weaponry and helmets... the list goes on and on. Olveston is special, and an experience not to be missed

Dunedin Railway Station

St Paul's Cathedral, Dunedin

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

University of Otago

Olveston House, Dunedin

Seating CapacityHalf Day RatesFull Day Rates
S Class Mercedes 4 $650 $950
VW Caravelle 6 $650 $950
1955 S1 Bentley 4 $750 $1050
N.B. These rates are inclusive of GST. Tour Admission and Food Breaks at client's expense.