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Dunedin - Coastal Otago

Thanks to its Scottish settlers, this fine University City is known as the Edinburgh of the South. Also a port, built around the hills of its upper harbour, Dunedin is 31⁄2 hours drive from Queenstown and 4 hours from Christchurch. The abundant wildlife of the Otago Peninsula, which juts into the Pacific to the east of the city, includes the world's only mainland Albatross breeding colony, a Fur Seal breeding colony and a reserve for the Yellow-Eyed Penguin, rarest and oldest of the world's penguins. It is also home to Larnach Castle and its Garden of International Significance.

MUST SEE & DO

  • View the unique and rare wildlife found on the Otago Peninsula
  • Ride the Taieri Gorge Railway through the rugged and spectacular Taieri River Gorge
  • Visit Larnach Castle and its Garden of International Significance
  • Enjoy an entertaining tour of Speights Brewery
  • Step back in time at the Otago Settlers Museum, one of New Zealand’s finest social history museums
  • Take a wildlife cruise to see the best of the Otago Peninsula
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Dunedin: Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Price from £148 per room per night

Dunedin's largest and most prestigious hotel stands in the heart of the city. It is a landmark building a [...]

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Fletcher Lodge

Dunedin: Fletcher Lodge

Price from £203 per room per night

This historic 1924 lodge offers luxury accommodation in an atmosphere of restrained elegance while provid [...]

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Kaimata Retreat

Dunedin: Kaimata Retreat

Price from £227 per room per night

Situated on 5 acres of coastal land and overlooking a special waterscape, this boutique eco-lodge is buil [...]

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Camp Estate

Dunedin: Camp Estate

Price from £255 per room per night

This glamorous country house is positioned on Larnach Castle land and offers luxurious accommodation with [...]

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Captain Eady's Lookout

Dunedin: Captain Eady's Lookout

Price from £122 per room per night

The house was built early last century and is set in a quiet and peaceful location, with a secluded garde [...]

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Glendinning House

Dunedin: Glendinning House

Price from £235 per room per night

This triple brick Edwardian Gentleman's Residence offers all the atmosphere of the period with the highes [...]

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Hilltop on High Street

Dunedin: Hilltop on High Street

Price from £116 per room per night

An historic, 110 year old grand house complete with verandas, ornate plastered ceilings, period fireplace [...]

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Hotel St Clair

Dunedin: Hotel St Clair

Price from £139 per room per night

Luxury hotel accommodation with the finest coastal views in Dunedin. Guests will be well looked after wit [...]

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Larnarch Lodge

Otago Peninsula: Larnarch Lodge

Price from £158 per room per night

A re-creation of colonial farm buildings set in the midst of one of New Zealand’s finest gardens at [...]

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Albratross Tour

Albratross Tour

Price from £24 per person

Join your Otago Peninsula Trust guide at The Royal Albatross Centre, Dunedin, to commence an Albatross to [...]

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Catlins Experience

Catlins Experience

Price from £461 per person

A Classic Jaguar Limousines vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the departure p [...]

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Cycle Tour - Dunedin to Queenstown

Cycle Tour - Dunedin to Queenstown

Price from £297 per person

Day 1: Join the Taieri Gorge train at Dunedin Railway Station to commence a Dunedin to Queenstown 2 Day T [...]

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Nature Dunedin Package including 2 nights B&B

Nature Dunedin Package including 2 nights B&B

Price from £753 per person

A Nature Guides Otago vehicle will pick you up from your Dunedin city hotel for your transfer to the depa [...]

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Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

Price from £52 per person

A Monarch Wildlife Cruises vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to Wellers Rock Wha [...]

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Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Penguin Place

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Penguin Place

Price from £81 per person

A Monarch Wildlife Cruises vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to Wellers Rock Wha [...]

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Penguin Place Tour

Penguin Place Tour

Price from £30 per person

Join your Penguin Place tour guide at Otago Peninsula to commence a tour of this unique private conservat [...]

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Peninsula Encounters Tour

Peninsula Encounters Tour

Price from £89 per person

An Elm Wildlife Tours vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Dunedin Visitor C [...]

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Peninsula Encounters Tour including Albatross Centre Tour

Peninsula Encounters Tour including Albatross Centre Tour

Price from £86 per person

An Elm Wildlife Tours vehicle will pick you up from your accommodation for your transfer to the Dunedin V [...]

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Peninsula Encounters Tour including Monarch Wildlife Cruise

Peninsula Encounters Tour including Monarch Wildlife Cruise

Price from £90 per person

An Elm Wildlife Tours vehicle will pick you up from your accommodation for your transfer to the Dunedin V [...]

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Sunrise Penguin Walk/Peninsula Excursion & Albatross Encounter

Sunrise Penguin Walk/Peninsula Excursion & Albatross Encounter

Price from £234 per person

A Nature Guides Otago vehicle will pick you up from your Dunedin city hotel for your transfer to the depa [...]

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Taieri Gorge Railway

Taieri Gorge Railway

Price from £65 per person

Join your Taieri Gorge Railway train at the Dunedin Railway Station to commence a full day journey from D [...]

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Taieri Gorge Railway

Taieri Gorge Railway

Price from £54 per person

Join your Taieri Gorge Railway train at the Dunedin Railway Station to commence a half day journey from D [...]

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Taste the Trail - Independent Cycle Tour

Taste the Trail - Independent Cycle Tour

Price from £134 per person

A Trail Journeys vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the unique Maniototo Distr [...]

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Track & Trails Dunedin to Wanaka

Track & Trails Dunedin to Wanaka

Price from £115 per person

Join your Alpine Coachlines Wanaka Connexions vehicle at Dunedin Railway Station to commence a Track & [...]

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Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock

Wildlife Cruise from Wellers Rock

Price from £29 per person

Board your Monarch Wildlife Cruises vessel M.V. Monarch at Wellers Rock Wharf, Otago Peninsula to commenc [...]

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