A City of Contrasts
``Renowned for its hospitality and celebrated for its diversity, Dunedin is a city brimming with elegant Victorian and Edwardian architectural treasures, blessed with secluded gardens and populated with innumerable eateries, student cafes and other points of interest. It's the city for everyone.``
As a visitor to Dunedin, you’ll be tempted by an array of attractions. These include major public museums and art galleries along with the fascinating tours offered by, most notably, Speight’s Brewery, Cadbury Chocolates and the Taieri Gorge Railway. Dunedin also offers seasonal events, including the iD Dunedin Fashion Week, held every March at Dunedin’s iconic railway station. The biennial Otago Festival of the Arts, featuring world class entertainment at various venues, including the historic Regent Theatre in Dunedin’s central Octagon. Seen as a whole, Dunedin offers a wide spectrum of destinations and activities for our hotel guests.
OCHO was founded after the announcement of the closure of Dunedin Cadbury Factory. Grown in the Pacific, crafted in Dunedin. Bean-to-bar craft chocolate.
You can book a tour and tasting, where you will learn about chocolate making right from where cacao is grown to how it is crafted into bars. Walk into the factory and see the OCHO team roast, grind, temper and wrap chocolate by hand. Taste the difference between cacao from different parts of the world.
The Speight’s Brewery Tour is an award winning interactive and informative guided tour through an historic working brewery. You’ll see, smell, touch and taste the ingredients which go into making Speight’s beers. Lunch & Dinner Tour Packages available.
200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016
Phone: + 64 (3) 4777 697
As New Zealand’s first University founded in 1869, the University of Otago provides a research-led learning environment that is has been recognised as the best in New Zealand. The university offers numerous lectures and other noteworthy presentations.
364 Leith Walk, Dunedin 9016
Freephone: 0800 80 80 98
The University Book Shop is a haven to those who enjoy book browsing. When you step through the door you know you are in a real bookshop at one of the oldest independent bookshops in New Zealand, with an extensive collection of books by New Zealand authors.
378 Great King Street Dunedin 9016
Phone : + 64 (3) 477 6976
The Regent Theatre, located in Dunedin’s Octagon, provides a professional performance venue to the public. Offering a setting for world-class film, dance, music and drama and consulting its website will give a listing of a wide range of upcoming events.
17 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016
Phone : + 64 (3) 477 8597
Recognised as an international platform for rising national and global fashion talent, the iD Fashion Week includes both ticketed and free events. It’s two major events are the iD International Emerging Designer Awards and the iD Dunedin Fashion Show and the latter held at the iconic Dunedin Railway Station during March each year.
Phone : + 64 3 467 5664
With a special emphasis on noteworthy special exhibitions and the Otago region itself, there’s something for everyone at Otago Museum. Gallery Talks are available daily at 2pm and guided tours are available daily at 11:30am and 3:30pm.
Phone : + 64 3 474 7474
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is one of New Zealand’s finest art museums, showcasing the best of local, national and international art. Featuring curated special exhibitions that focus on themes engaged from a uniquely Kiwi perspective. A must visit. Open 10am to 5pm daily, closed Christmas Day.
Phone : + 64 3 477 4000
Departing daily from the historic Dunedin Railway Station, the Taieri Gorge Railway Tour takes you on a journey through the rugged and spectacular Taieri River Gorge, across wrought iron viaducts and through tunnels carved by hand more than 100 years ago. With full commentary, photographic stops and on board refreshments, the tour offers year round, all-weather entertainment.
Phone : + 64 3 477 4449
Established in 1863, Dunedin Botanic Garden is the oldest in New Zealand. From the formal lower gardens to the hillside native forest, the 28 hectares contain over 6,800 plant species. From its earliest days, the Dunedin Botanic Garden has featured a large number of rhododendron species.
Phone : + 64 3 477 4000
Dunedin City offers a wide spectrum of destinations and activities for our hotel guests.