Game Plan


Transport from Dunedin to Middlemarch by Taieri Gorge Train or Private Shuttle

Day 2: Local Adventure Day

Choice of adventure

Day 3: Game Day Dunedin

Relax in the morning. Enjoy a Country Style Lunch with Community Hospitality and entertainment to get you into the Rugby Spirit. Transport to the Stadium in Dunedin for the game. Return transport to Middlemarch.

Day 4: Departure

Transport provided back to Dunedin

RWC 2011 Dunedin Match Schedule
From NZ$165

Gold Rush

A tour which is an exciting mix of the old and the new all set in the amazing landscape of East Otago. See NZ's largest working Gold Mine in action as well as The Heritage Mine Sites of days gone by.

Upon leaving the Middlemarch area you will travel through rugged tussock and schist filled landscapes to the historic gold mining township of Macraes.

The two hour tour takes you to see the enormous trucks and excavators in action. You will visit heritage mining sites including a complete battery stamper. View the gigantic Fraser's open cast pit and the CAT maintenance base.

From here you will visit the Otago Fish and Game hatchery and see the rainbow trout breeding ponds followed by a stop at the gold processing plant.

Visit the historic village of Macraes and see the churches, stables and agricultural machinery of a bygone era.

Numbers that can be booked for this activity: Min 4, max 18Enquire Now!

Star Terms & Conditions

8.30am - 9.00am

Picked up from your accommodation


Depart Middlemarch on tour bus

10.00am - 12.00pm

Gold Mine Tour

12.15pm - 1.15pm

Lunch at Stanley's Hotel


Depart Macraes Flat

1.45pm - 2.15pm

Visit Hyde Cafe and Craft Store


Depart Hyde


Visit the Hyde Memorial Site


Depart for Middlemarch

3.00pm - 3.30pm

Transport back to your accommodation