Out and About in Dunedin

Below is just a small offering of what Dunedin has to offer. There are simply too many places of interest and things to do to list them all here. Please feel free to ask us at reception if you need any other information. We also have a good selection of brochures to help make your stay in Dunedin more interesting. It is also worth a visit to the Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Centre for more information about things to do and see.
Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Centre

iSiteThis is a great place to visit for information on what is on offer in Dunedin. Their friendly staff will help you choose places to visit and explore. They can make all your bookings for you.

Location: 26 Princes Street, about 30 metres south of the Octagon. Phone (03) 474 3300

Cadbury World

CadburyTruck200x150Located only a few minutes walk from 97 Motel Moray in the central city, Cadbury World is an absolute “must see” for any visitor to Dunedin. Tour the Visitors Centre and view many heritage and interactive displays – lots of fun for all ages and learn about the history of chocolate and Cadbury in New Zealand and some of the secrets and tricks of handling and cooking with chocolate.

Bookings Essential on free phone: 0800 424 6286 or (03) 467 7967
Location: 280 Cumberland Street Dunedin.   Click here visit www.cadburyworld.co.nz


OlvestonDunedin’s Historic Home
Spend a magical hour absorbing the atmosphere in the Theomin family’s historic Dunedin home, Olveston.
Be transported to an era of fine living, grace and style. Gain an insight into the daily running of an early 20th-century household of quality.

Reservations are Required on: (03) 477 3320
Location: 42 Royal Terrace, Dunedin.   Click here to visit www.olveston.co.nz

Taieri George Railway

logo_taieri_gorge_raliwayThe Taieri George Railway is a spectacular train trip which consistently achieves the ‘highest satisfaction’ ratings of Dunedin’s attractions. The Taieri George Railway takes you from the hustle of Dunedin’s city centre, through the rugged Taieri Gorge with dramatic scenery that cannot be seen by road, to beautiful inland Otago and return.

Reservations for all services phone: (03) 477 4449
Location: Dunedin Railway Station, Anzac Avenue.   Click here to visit www.taieri.co.nz

Fortune Theatre

FortuneTheatreLocated in the heart of Dunedin city, Fortune Theatre is entertainment delivered as fusion energy and excitement. Whether you love classic comedies or are passionate about contemporary drama, Fortune Theatre’s programme has an entertaining show for every individual, couple or family.

Contact: (03) 477 8323 or email: boxoffice@fortunetheatre.co.nz
Location: 231 Stuart St (cnr Stuart St & Moray Pl) Dunedin 9016
Click here to visit www.fortunetheatre.co.nz

Dunedin Chinese Garden

ChineseGarden2A perfect miniature of a traditional Chinese landscape painting, this Garden encapsulates the essence of nature. It was built to take you on a journey to a greater understanding of history, culture, heritage and tradition.

Its origins come from a desire to celebrate the city’s Chinese heritage and its valuable sister city relationship with Shanghai.

Contact: (03) 479 0368.   Click here to visit www.dunedinchinesegarden.com
Location: Cnr Rattray and Cumberland Streets, Dunedin

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

DnArtGalleryThe Dunedin Public Art Gallery is one of New Zealand’s four major metropolitan art galleries. Established in 1884, the Gallery was New Zealand’s first public art gallery and is renowned today for the richness of its collection, its close working relationship with major New Zealand artists, its Visiting Artist Programme and the quality of its exhibition and publishing programmes.

Contact & Information: (03) 474 3240
Location: 30 the Octagon, Dunedin.   Click here to visit www.dunedin.art.museum

Penguin Place

PenguinPlacePenguin Place is a private conservation reserve, dedicated to helping the endangered Yellow Eyed Penguin. They offer you the opportunity to visit a working conservation programme, to experience natural activity at close range through a unique system of trenches and viewing hides.The project, entirely funded by the guided tours, provides habitat restoration, predator control, a research programme and on-site rehabilitation care for sick, starving and injured penguins.

Bookings & Information: (03) 478 0286
Location: Harington Point Road, RD 2, Dunedin.   Click here to visit www.penguinplace.co.nz

Larnach Castle

LarnachCastleDiscover New Zealand’s only Castle built 1871 by William Larnach. 200 workmen spent three years building the Castle shell and master European craftsmen spent a further 12 years embellishing the interior. The Castle is still privately owned and cared for by the Barker family. This superbly crafted building with magnificent architecture showcases a unique collection of New Zealand antiques, with a tragic and scandalous history. Spectacular tower views and beautiful gardens complete this enjoyable award winning experience.

Contact & Information: (03) 476 1616
Location: Camp Road, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin.   Click here to visit www.larnachcastle.co.nz

OtagoMuseum Otago MuseumThe Otago museum will ignite your interest and inspire your mind – whether you’ve a day to enjoy or an hour to spare.• World class collection
• Exciting exhibitions
• Live butterfly rainforest experience
• Hands-on science and technology centre
• Great café and contemporary NZ gift shopContact & Information: (03) 474 7474
Location: 419 Great King Street, Dunedin.   Click here to visit www.otagomuseum.govt.nz