Dunedin and Otago Information


Getting Around 


Dunedin is absolutely easy to get around by foot. University is closely located to the city centre. Though January is summer time with temperatures ranging from 12-25 °C, frequent showers are not uncommon. So you may wish to wear comfortable layers, proper footwear and carry an umbrella.

Public Transport:

Main public transport in Dunedin is by bus. Public transport is maintained by Otago Regional Council and operated as “GoBus”. Bus fares are paid for either by cash, or by the electronic ticketing system “GoCard” which you need to get one for you at specified locations in the city.

The other source of public transport is taxis. Taxi companies mentioned in the main page run taxis in and around the city and to the suburbs.

Some tourist attractions in Dunedin

Architecture & Heritage

Heritage buildings that are worth visiting are Larnach Castle, Speight’s Brewery, the Gasworks Museum, First Church of Otago, University of Otago Clock tower building, Otago Boys High School and the Taieri Gorge Railway.


Dunedin has a spectacular, wide and varied coastline. Beaches that are worth exploring are St. Clair beach, Tunnel beach, Aramoana beach, Long beach and Brighton beach


Gardens adorn Dunedin in a fantastic way and provide year-round interest. Two most important of them which raise interest is – Dunedin Botanic Garden and Larnach Castle Garden

Outdoor Sports & Activities

If you are interested in surfing or go for Mountain biking & Cycling, then Dunedin is the fabulous place to fulfill your wish. You will find easy access to the remarkable landscapes, Scenic walking tracks, Golf Courses, Fishing sites renowned native wildlife, allows you to explore and enjoy.


Find fabulous ways to recharge your batteries with Dunedin’s extensive entertainment offerings.

You will love the Otago Museum with its exotic Tropical Rainforest and Butterfly House. You can try your luck at Dunedin’s boutique casino.

Chinese Garden is in the heart of the city and open 7 days a week. Dunedin Public Art Gallery is One of the New Zealand’s finest art museums, showcasing the best of local, national and international art.

Shopping and Fashion

The city’s main retail zone is centred around the George and the Princes Streets and is dotted with fashion boutiques.

Wall Street Mall and Meridian Shopping Centre are the two modern and dynamic retail centres that take on the traditional retail mall experience

Click here for information on exploring what to do & where to go in Dunedin,





Otago is the second most southern region of New Zealand and known for its diversity. Its 32,000 square kilometres encompasses mountainous regions and vast open plains, glacier-fed rivers and deserted sandy beaches.

Important tourist activities at Otago can be found in Dunedin, Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Oamaru, The Catlins, Central Otago (Alexandra, Clyde, Cromwell and Roxburgh) and South Otago. Please click here to know more about Otago.

To know more about what’s on offer in Otago, click below 

Otago tours

Wildlife tours

New Zealand Tourism

Queenstown tours

Queenstown wine trail tours

Central Otago wine tasting tours

Milford Sound activities

Come and explore Otago and you will never be disappointed.