Discover Dunedin

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Where to find us

Dunedin is located on the east coast of the South Island and easily accessible for anyone in the country. With regular daily flights from all the major cities, and regular flights from Brisbane, Australia our connectivity internationally remains hassle free. But don’t just fly here, the South is best seen by road and we are easy to drive, bus, boat and even train to via one of the World’s Great Train Trips, the Taieri Gorge Railway. 

Scenic Highlights

Dunedin is the only destination in NZ that provides cultural riches and architectural heritage, complemented by a natural environment and rare wildlife all within an easy drive from central Dunedin. 

Recently named New Zealand’s Most Beautiful City, Dunedin is a landscape of striking intensity with many stunning beaches and dramatic cliffs. Exquisite examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture punctuate a compact cityscape with a vibrant culture reflected in an eclectic array of kerbside cafés, antiques stores and boutique fashion outlets.
What’s on

iD Dunedin Fashion Week

Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival

Port Chalmers Seafood Festival (biennual)

Arts Festival Dunedin

Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival

Conference Venues & Facilities

Dunedin boasts world class business events venues housed in unique heritage buildings where high tech meets Edwardian and Victorian architectural excellence. Dunedin offers a wide range of unique venues from the quirky and intimate, to the large and trade accommodating - you’ll find something for every requirement.
The recently refurbished Dunedin City and Town Hall is the city’s premier venue located in the heart of the city located just minutes’ walk from supporting social event venues and the hotel precinct. These facilities sit alongside stunning coastal scenery and remarkable wildlife experiences and the compact nature of Dunedin allows delegates to get a sense that the whole city is their venue, an experience not felt in the larger cities around the world.

Accommodation Experience

boutique conference venues and hotels with a heritage flavour. Dunedin offers a variety of accommodation options for delegates from top quality motels and apartments through to world class hotels. It offers modern facilities with a unique twist as many of the city’s venues, hotels and restaurants are housed in stunning heritage buildings, all within an easy walk to the central city hub.

Unforgettable Experiences

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’s natural scenic beauty provides the perfect backdrop for a world of recreational activities –golf, surfing, harbour cruises, salmon and fly fishing, nature and bush walks, cycling and mountain-biking.