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Beverly Begg Observatory

Opens each Sunday evening 7:30pm to 9:30pm, April to September, weather permitting.

Blue Oyster

Te Tio Kikorangi.

Blue Oyster art project space

Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 5pm

Saturday: 11am - 3pm.


Friendly relaxed atmosphere for all the family.
Meals and Bar snacks available.

Bowl Line Dunedin

For a stress free couple of hours call in to Bowl Line for a game of Ten Pin Bowling. Great fun for all the family....age is no barrier!

Cable Car House

Cable Cars served the Mornington line, up High Street and along Eglinton Road, from 1883 to 1957. The plan now is that, after an absence of over 60 years, the service will be reinstated, hopefully in ...

City Walks

Small-group guided walks that celebrate Dunedin’s history, architecture and renewal.

Guide Athol Parks brings you the key sites and buildings - plus the hidden delights and the people and ...

de Beer Gallery

The University of Otago Library''s Special Collections reflect predominantly European culture and have a wealth of unique holdings that are quite remarkable in New Zealand.
Monday - Friday 8.30am ...

Dunedin Botanic Garden

A Six Start Garden

The Dunedin Botanic Garden has 30 tranquil hectares where you can hear native birdsong while you explore the plant collections or soak up the expansive views.

Open every day from dawn until dusk.

Free entry. For information, call 03 477 4000.

Dunedin Casino

Dunedin Casino is the perfect place to unwind and relax, socialise with friends or enjoy a night of entertainment. Showcased in one of D ...

Dunedin City Library

Monday - Friday 9:30am - 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm 
Visit Dunedin City Library for free cultural and community events and free access to the internet (excludes email). Commun ...

Dunedin Craft Distillers

New Zealand's First, Born-Green Distillery.

Experience the magic of turning food waste into premium spirits and liqueurs.

Bread to Bottle Tours and Tastings: Book online or C ...

Dunedin Gasworks Museum

One of only three Gasworks museums in the world, Dunedin’s museum trust members operate 5 stationary steam engines, display other engines and machinery, all still located in their original positions.< ...

Dunedin i-SITE and DCC Visitor Centre

Expert Local Knowledge
New Zealand's official Visitor Information Network

Open Daily:
  • 9am - 5pm Winter

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY houses a fine collection of European and New Zealand art and is renowned for its beautifully presented and provocative exhibitions. This stunning Gallery is ...

Dunedin Street Art Map

Dunedin Taxis

Available 24/7

Look for the Dunedin Taxis logo, and our Blue Bubble toplight, on all our vehicles

Book a tour with us:

First Church Heritage Centre

Discover the living story of the settlement at the heart of the city - photos, displays, gifts.
Hours: September-May 10.00am-4.00pm. Winter months (June, July, August) 10.30am-2.30pm 


Gallery De Novo

Contemporary New Zealand Art in the heart of Dunedin

Art Prints and Posters
  • Retro
  • Contemporary
  • Kiwiana
  • Designer
  • Vint ...

Gotagolf Driving Range

Gotagolf Covered Driving Range
Get together with some friends & have a heap of fun at our central location, just 10 minutes from the city centre.

Hair Raiser Ghost Walk

Experience the beautiful City of Dunedin and uncover the truth behind ghost stories, murder mystery and forgotten ghastly deeds.

Visit the final resting place of some famous Dunedin souls!

Hare Hill Horse Treks

Horse riding to suit all abilities.
Treks from 1.5 hours to a whole day with stunning views.
A 3 hour beach ride and riding lessons are also available.
20 minutes from Dunedin centr ...

Highland Helicopters

Highland Helicopters offers scenic flights of Dunedin, the Otago Peninsula and the spectacular Otago coastline.

Hocken Collections

Uare Taoka o Hakena
Hockens collections celebrate the histories, cultures and natural enviornments of Aotearoa New Zealand, and the Pacific with special emphasis on southern New Zea ...

Horizon Tours

Stargazing by night..

Peninsula by day..

Experience Dunedin's wildlife and natural heritage.

Learn about Dunedin’s unique wildlife, coastal character, Māori and European history through stories that bring our natural landscapes alive.

Koru New Zealand Art

Offering Dunedin''s widest and finest range of greenstone jewellery and sculpture. We also stock a large selection of art and giftware from local artists including works in glass, ceramics, wood and ...

Lan Yuan Dunedin Chinese Garden

* Award Winning Garden 
* Air New Zealand Sister City Award 
* Trust Power Dunedin Community Award
* New Zealand Post Local Government Excellence Award
* Our own oasis in the city< ...

Locator Beacons New Zealand

Save a Life - It could be your own!
Take a locator beacon with you when you are hunting, hiking or working anywhere remote and make sure you will be rescued quickly

Milford Galleries Dunedin

Gain an insight and overview of NZ art. Milford Galleries Dunedin is a leading dealer gallery representing many of New Zealand’s most significant artists. An active exhibition programme features pain ...

Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours

Get Close To Unique Southern Ocean Animals

Albatross | Penguins | Furseals | Larnach Castle

Wildlife Cruises departing daily from Wellers Rock Wharf ( self-dri ...

Moray Gallery

Visit Dunedin’s oldest established gallery and choose from an extensive collection of art works by established Otago artists.

Moray Gallery proudly supports New Zealand/Aotearoa artists ...

New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame

Relive New Zealand''s great sporting moments ...  Learn about the great New Zealand sports achievers.  Spend a couple of hours for a century of sporting excellence.  Housed in the historic Dunedin Rai ...


Do you love chocolate?

Taste the Pacific at Dunedin's ethical chocolate factory

Chocolate from the South Pacific is a unique and delicious gift See how bean to bar chocolate is ...

Olveston Historic Home


Spend a magical hour absorbing the atmosphere in the Theomin family’s historic home, Olveston.

Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Cloud Forest Experience

  • Visitor Centre
  • Wildlife
  • Cafe
  • Walks
Visit us in this unique and exceptionally beautiful fore ...

Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Cloud Forest Experience

  • Wildlife
  • Walks
  • Visitor Centre
  • Cafe
Visit us in this unique and exceptionally beautiful fore ...

Otago Art Society

Shop sales of members’ original art. Paintings, prints, drawings, photography, digital works, pottery, sculpture, jewellery, cards, books. Galleries and permanent collection on view. Exhibitions in ga ...

Otago Museum

Since 1868, Otago Museum has been sharing its world-class collection of over 1.5 million objects, telling stories of nature, culture and science from Otago, Aotearoa New Zealand and the world.

Out of Africa

African Art Gallery and Taxidermy Specialists

Out of Africa are importers of fine African art, taxidermy, masks, skins and animal skulls. All our products are of the highest quality imported direct from Africa.

Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

Travel to the ends of the universe, voyage across the Pacific or look up into the night skies in our new 360 ̊ immersive digital theatre dome. Open now. Bookings essential. Buy tickets

Port Chalmers Maritime Museum

The Museum contains a wealth of Artifacts and Information to excite and educate the visitor. Collections: Social History, Maritime, Photographic and Painting. Open Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm. Saturda ...

Port to Port Cruises and Wildlife Tours

With decades of experience between them, our maritime industry and wildlife experts are ready to share this unique area and its inhabitants with you. Your experienced guide provides a full commentary throughout the cruise. Join us from Portobello, Dunedin, (or Port Chalmers, on request), for one of our world class cruises. Small group tours.

Quadrant Gallery

Jewellery Glass and Ceramic Works.
A strong collection of high profile New Zealand jewellers, ceramicists and glass artists, including many local pieces.
Set in the arts precinct, the ga ...

Scapes Gallery

Pottery by Riki Julin and Kathy Palenski

Open Monday-Saturday

Riki Julin

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Enjoy the Southern Charms…       Your Southern Welcome
For all your accommodation, business and function requirements, let the Scenic Hotel Southern Cross offer you an exceptional lev ...

Speight's Brewery Tours

Pride of the South since 1876

Bookings Essential

The Home of Speight''s, New Zealand''s most popular beer.  Enjoy a full guided 90 minute tour of Speigh ...

St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool

Come and swim at one of Dunedin’s favourite pools this summer

Open: From 1st October 2021

Monday - Friday: 6am - 7pm

Saturday and Sunday: 7am - 7pm


Stuart St Potters Co-op

Our gallery is run by us, to show and sell our own locally-made hand-crafted pottery, ceramics and textiles.

Tūhura - Otago Museum

  • Aotearoa's largest science centre
  • Hundreds of live tropical butterflies
  • Australasia’s only 3D planetarium
  • Seven free galleries
  • Dunedin's best gift sho ...

The Opera

The Opera - Otago Peninsula Eco Restoration Alliance

Located on the spectacular Otago Peninsula, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand, The OPERA Otago Peninsula Eco Restora ...

TOITŪ Otago Settlers Museum

One of New Zealand’s finest social history museums; telling the stories of Dunedin and Otago’s people. Discover what makes Otago different at the Otago Settlers Museum, one of New Zealand’s finest soc ...

TOITŪ Otago Settlers Museum

One of New Zealand’s finest social history museums; telling the stories of Dunedin and Otago’s people. Discover what makes Otago different at the Otago Settlers Museum, one of New Zealand’s finest soc ...

Trail Journeys

Cycle the Otago Central Rail Trail

  • Fully guided tours
  • Itinerary planning
  • Bike hire
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Luggage Transfer
  • ...

Underbelly Crime Walk

In 1861 the gold rush is attracting outsiders. The peace is gone, criminals of a dangerous class are coming from far and wide. Walk in their footsteps and discover their fate!

Tours depart ...

Waikouaiti Museum

The museum holds a wide range of artefacts relating to the early social history of the area. This includes Maori taonga, domestic items used by early settlers.

Hours: Su ...

Wals Fun Land

Family fun Mini-Golf

Family fun for all at Wal''s

BBQ function area in idyllic surroundings Mini Golf Courses, Driving Range, Mini Trains BBQ and Marquee available for hire.

Wild Dunedin

NZ Festival of Nature 19 - 28 April 2024