Please Note: Event numbers relate to Programme Events, Exhibitions and Activities on the accompanying maps

Saturday 21 October
9am - 2pm

Viewing of JA1274, the last steam locomotive built in New Zealand.

Glass enclosure between Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and the Dunedin Railway Station.

Entry donations appreciated.

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Dunedin Railway Station to Port Chalmers wharf and return with historical commentary

Saturday 21 October

Take the train to Port Chalmers and enter into the spirit of this historic seaport. Dress up as a pirate or in any other costume and enjoy activities, talks, guided walks, displays, performances, dancing, poetry, exhibitions and much more.

Train times:

Depart Dunedin Arrive Port Chalmers Depart Port Chalmers Arrive Dunedin
10.00am 10.30am 10.45am 11.15am
11.45am* 12.15pm* 12.30pm* 1.00pm
1.30pm 2.00pm 2.15pm 2.45pm
3.15pm 3.45pm 4.00pm 4.30pm

 

Note* - the 11.45am trip will go to Church Street - above Port Chalmers.

Phone us now on 03 477 4449 or come in and see us to make your booking.

Tickets available through Dunedin Railways, please call 03 477 4449 or drop by the Dunedin Railway Station to make a booking.

 

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Saturday 21 October
9am - 3pm

Explore Otago Harbour with IPENZ Engineering Heritage experts: the harbour channel from Aramoana to Dunedin, structures, vessels, Otago Harbour Board and Port Otago developments 1874 to 2016. Bring or buy lunch in Port Chalmers.

Otago Heritage Bus departs from the Station at 9am, near JA1274 locomotive.
$10 adult, $20 family (4 persons), online bookings recommended.

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33. Port Chalmers Maritime Museum

Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 October,
9am-4pm

‘Last Port to Antarctica’, ‘Tale of a Seaport’ and ‘Early Harbour Ferry Models’.

Port Chalmers Museum, Beach Street, Port Chalmers

FREE 

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Duration of festival.

 An easy drive along the Dunedin to Port Chalmers Road and on to Aramoana and the Mole.

Pick up a route map and heritage information brochure from Toitü Otago Settlers Museum.

FREE

 

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Friday, 30 November 2001 00:00

35. PORT CHALMERS DAY: Port Otago Open Day

Saturday 21 October
10am - 2pm

An opportunity to visit Port Otago’s cruise facility and Beach Street Wharf. See port activity close-up, listen to talks about the challenges of piloting large ships into port and go on board one of the tugs.

Entry via Port Otago’s cruise facility, Beach St, Port Chalmers.

FREE

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Saturday 21 October
11am - 3pm

Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell, Church Street, Port Chalmers.
 
Arts and crafts, plans and produce. Rhododendrons for sale, $15 each. Lions' lilies $5 each.
 
A special display of heritage photos of Port Chalmers and its people. Live music and Lions BBQ operating.
 
12.30: Fancy Dress Parade and prize giving.
 
1pm: "From Rocks to Rhododendrons”, a brief history of the old quarry which is now the Lady Thorn Rhododendron dell.
  
View the rhododendrons at their best in the tranquil setting of the Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell.
 
Special Silver Fern Railcar departs Dunedin at 11.45 am for Lady Thorn Dell. Return tickets are available from Dunedin Railway office.
Regular shuttles up the hill from Tuckets corner.
 

FREE

 

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37. PORT CHALMERS DAY: Home History

Saturday 21 October
11am - 2pm

Find out about the history of your house using land ownership records dating back to the 1860s with DCC archivists.
Port Chalmers Library.

FREE

 

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Saturday 21 October
11:30am - 12:15pm

Swing Riot will knock your socks off with a  fun and friendly dance class suitable for all.

Port Chalmers Town Hall.

FREE

 

 

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Saturday 21 October
12:30pm - 1:15pm

Fashion parade and display with Dunedin’s Images of the Past.

Port Chalmers Library.

FREE

 

 

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