Immerse yourself in the rich and vibrant history of the Southern region through the museum's outstanding collection spanning aspects of culture, science and nature.
The Dunedin Botanical Gardens offer a vast variety of exotic and native plant collections to help spark the imagination of gardeners everywhere. The Aviary has over 200 bird species spread over four large flights. This aviary also has a co-ordinated captive breeding programme, contributing to the longevity of birds from both New Zealand and abroad.
No visit to Dunedin would be complete without at trip to the famous Baldwin Street. With a 35% gradient, it is recognized by Guinness as the world's steepest. Have your photo taken at the top and visit the souvenir shop.
University of Otago
Founded in 1869 it is New Zealand's oldest and most prestigious university teaching approx 20,000 students each year. This exciting mix of academic heritage and modern thinking meld together to create an atmosphere not to be missed.
Dunedin Railway Station
A jewel in the country's architectural crown, a picture of the Dunedin Railway Station truly is worth 1000 words. Currently the departure point of the Taieri Gorge Railway train, it also homes the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame and a fine restaurant and bar.
Larnach's Castle & Gardens
Discover New Zealand's only castle with stunning breathtaking views of Otago Harbour and of the castle grounds. Built in 1871 by the famous merchant and politician William Larnach, it took over 200 workmen 3 years to build the exterior and master European craftsmen 12 years to do the interior. This castle features the finest construction materials from around the world.
Experience the unique nature and wildlife of the Otago peninsula. Take the opportunity to see some of New Zealand's most renowned and accessible wildlife including seals, the Albatross colony, and Penguins.