Culture in Context

Discover the beauty and rich history of Muaupoko, the Otago Peninsula, through a unique cultural lens. ​ Take a journey with us to uncover how the early Māori and European settlers to this land lived and thrived.


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Māori are of Polynesian decent, a sea faring people who travelled to Aotearoa, New Zealand, many centuries ago. Take a half day journey with Horizon Tours and let our guides tell you stories of those voyages, and how these resourceful settlers thrived in new lands surrounded by unfamiliar flora and fauna.

Explore the Otago Peninsula and discover some of the iconic sights of interest as we drive along scenic coastal roads. Learn how early Māori lived, their customs and traditions. Hear how they interacted with European settlers, and how the two cultures created the landscape you see today. A light lunch and snacks are included on this tour.

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Physical address

50 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $150.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Low to medium level of fitness required for this tour - 10 minute walks. Confirmation will be received at time of booking. Light lunch, snacks, tea and coffee are provided on this tour. Please wear closed-toed footwear and comfortable clothing. Dunedin is often a windy and sometimes a wet city, we operate in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Cancellation policy:
In purchasing a tour with Horizon Tours you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions: A full refund will be paid if you cancel your trip at least a week in advance of your booking. Cancellations made within a week, and more than 48 hours of your booking will receive a 50% refund of the tour cost. Cancellations received less than 48 hours of the tour will not be refunded. Refunds will not be paid if you do not arrive at the pre-arranged meeting points at the correct time.

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Central to town

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Months of operation:
All months of the year

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