Visitors to Dunedin experience a wealth of surprises - far more than the size of the city might suggest.
Dunedin’s unique selling points are an enchanting combination of the intriguing and the avant-garde; a compact city of contrasts. A city steeped in heritage, where nature is only moments from the city centre, with warm, genuine people and a temperate climate, Dunedin delivers on its promise that visitors will experience a unique and authentic stay.
The city is renowned for its proximity to incredible wildlife around the magnificent Otago Peninsula. Visit the world’s only mainland breeding colony of the Royal Albatross or view the world’s rarest penguin, the Yellow-eyed, all in their natural habitat and all accessible within a short drive from the city centre.
Dunedin is a landscape of striking intensity with many stunning beaches and dramatic cliffs. Dunedin’s natural beauty provides the perfect backdrop for a world of recreational activities – nature and bush walks, golf, surfing, mountain biking, harbour cruises, horse riding and salmon fishing.