Once the scene of a mighty gold rush, now Otago is appreciated for its powerful, moody landscape. Learn the history of Central Otago while you find its special places. Otago main centres include Dunedin, Alexandra, Cromwell, Ranfurly and Roxburgh. more
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Mobile-friendly - Get away from the crowds with our highly experienced local guide Del. Offering half, single and multi-day tours in a luxury vehicle exclusive to your group. Explore this magical area with a tour to Glenorchy, Skippers Canyon, a High-Country farm or Central Otago. If you are feeling more adventurous, tag along with Del in your own or a rented vehicle.
Mobile-friendly - Close to town centre, historic Victorian precinct and penguin colonies. Ten quiet, comfortable, spacious units including two self-contained family cottages set in their own garden with children's play area. Serviced daily and continental breakfast is available. Free unlimited WiFi. Oamaru is the gateway to the Waitaki and Southern Lakes – the perfect setting for fishing, water-sports, boating and sailing.
Mobile-friendly - Specialist tailored, accessible, cruise ship, escorted, self-drive New Zealand travel holidays for mature travellers and people who experience disability, sight, hearing, mobility, learning or special medical or accessible needs. Innovative ideas and expertise in accessible travel with intimate New Zealand knowledge. We'll create the accessible holiday of your dreams. We cater for all levels of adventure and interests!
Mobile-friendly - Located on the edge of Alexandra, in a quiet country like setting opposite the otago central rail trail. An ideal location for families, large groups and sports teams. A large, decked seasonal swimming pool with umbrellas and seating. BBQ area. Large children's playground with playhut, sandpit, swings, slides and trampoline.
Mobile-friendly - Alexandra Holiday Park will make your stopover an adventure to be remembered. A great year-round destination, Alexandra is a wonderland in winter with its magical frosts and a summer hot spot. Spectacular mountain scenery, Lake Dunstan and the Clutha River, are areas near this holiday destination. The lakes and rivers are ideal for all types of water sports.
Mobile-friendly - Set in 4 scenic acres in a peaceful rural setting on the edge of Wanaka, we offer spacious, well appointed bed & breakfast or self catering accommodation ideal for couples, families or a group of friends. Stunning mountain views, outdoor spa pool, BBQs and free WiFi. Fabulous garden wedding venue and honeymoon accommodation.
Mobile-friendly - Located at Scenic Suites and Heartland Hotel Queenstown is Amaia Luxury Spa, a luxurious Spa experience is sure to leave you feeling relaxed. The team at Amaia Luxury Spa use products from the NuMe range and are continuously up-skilling and retraining so that you, the guest is getting the best out of your chosen treatment.
Creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own requirements. If you have a desire to indulge your senses with spectacular food and gold medal wines during your visit, then this is the itinerary for you - a self-drive tour of New Zealand created specially for lovers of great food and fine wine.
Mobile-friendly - Anderson Park Motel offers quality and affordable accommodation in the heart of Cromwell, Central Otago. Welcome to this very special area of New Zealand. Relax and enjoy the peace, privacy and comfort of your own self-contained unit. 11 ground floor, spacious units include free Sky TV and internet access, with a choice of options to suit every traveller.
Mobile-friendly - Book a Wine Tour with Appellation Wine Tours now and look forward to a fun day out in wine country with a fascinating commentary, relaxing over a sumptuous lunch, tasting great wines and enjoying spectacular scenery in the company of other travellers and one of our experienced guides. All up a memorable day in wine country.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to our contemporary home situated in the historic gold-mining town of Clyde, overlooking Clyde Golf Course and Dunstan mountains. Your friendly hosts will make your stay a memorable one, pampering you with exquisite accommodation and cuisine. Friendly place to rest at beginning or end of the Central Otago Rail Trail. We also host tours around this interesting local area.
Mobile-friendly - Arrowfield Apartments are set amongst some of the world's finest scenery. This new, self-catering accommodation complex reflects the ultimate in comfort and luxury, enhanced by superb facilities including heated lap pool, tennis court and gymnasium. Ski fields are just minutes away, with golf or a day spa at famous Millbrook Resort across the road.
Mobile-friendly - We offer a range of clean, affordable units in unique, picturesque Arrowtown. Facilities to please including SKY TV (some units), playground, swimming pool, BBQ, etc. Close to golf, major ski fields, Queenstown and the top attractions of this tourist area. Free gold pans - come find the elusive nuggets! Or simply come and relax.
Our motel has a 4-star Plus rating and we are proud to offer 13 high quality units. With very competitive rates and executive style comfort, your stay with us will be enjoyable and satisfying. Ideally situated for easy access to the town centre, the aquatic centre, an 18-hole golf course and the start of the Central Otago Rail Trail.
Mobile-friendly - ASURE Central Gold Motel in Cromwell offers 11 spacious, modern studio and 1-brm accommodation units, 10 are ground floor with a very private first floor executive unit above the garage. Serviced daily. 100 metres to shops and restaurants. Playground, pool & gym complex and golf course close by. A short distance to lake Dunstan in Central Otago.
Looking for clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation in Oamaru? Avenue Motel offers 10 immaculate units at very reasonable rates. You have a choice of studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units. All units are ground floor for convenience, with parking at your door, and all units are away from the main road for privacy and quietness. Free Zenbu wireless internet.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the awesome sights and beauty of Southern New Zealand. Showcasing the Heritage and Wildlife capital of NZ – Dunedin. You can choose between the many small-group package tours, one of the daily scheduled tours or even design your own tour. Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guides will look after all your needs. Recipient of Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellent
Mobile-friendly - Imagine spending a day experiencing rare wildlife, stunning viewpoints, iconic architecture and taking you shoes off to walk on a pristine beach. This becomes reality on our Dunedin day tours that are scheduled to work in with our busy cruise ship calendar. Let our professional guides bring you back to nature on a journey through history, scenery and wildlife.
Looking to cycle during your visit to New Zealand? Explore the South Island with our cycling tours, travel the Central Otago Rail Trail. Customised tours, bus charters, minibus rental, cycle-trailer hire. Cycle hire for short/long term, groups/individuals, touring bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes. Try our Mountain Bike Adventure; ride up on the Christchurch Gondola, and cycle down, on-road or off-road.
A 2 hour loop walk and mountain bike through the Bannockburn Sluicings. View the historic relics that lie amongst the spectacular cliffs and pinnacles that have been sculpted by hydraulic mining.
Mobile-friendly - Bella Vista Mosgiel is located right in the heart of Mosgiel's CBD. Only a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes and restaurants. We have 4 golf courses, swimming pool, library, fantastic children's playground and 2 supermarkets. Only a 15 minute drive from Dunedin city and 15 minutes from the airport. Free parking and free unlimited Wi-Fi.
Located 15 minutes from Queenstown centre making us the nearest Horse Trekking business to town. We're also the cheapest starting from NZ$99 for 1.5 hours. Soak up the alpine flora, wildlife, rugged river gorges and dramatic landscapes. Our treks are family-friendly, suitable for children as young as four years old. See spectacular untouched corners of New Zealand on horseback.
Mobile-friendly - Bike It Now! offers a great range of tour packages that will get you out there and cycling the trails in Central Otago and beyond. Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold, Alps2Ocean, Queenstown Trail and Wanaka Trails.
Enjoy one of the walks around historic, man-made Blue Lake in St Bathans and view sluicings and gold mining remains. Experience the conditions that the miners had to work in: searing hot summers and freezing cold winters.
Relax in a European style family owned and operated boutique hotel close to inner city amenities. Fully serviced with en suites to all rooms with spectacular views of the city and harbour. Centrally heated with a charming guest lounge and breakfast room. Plenty of free off-street parking and Wifi. Tariff includes a continental breakfast. Welcoming drink early evening.
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SITE Trampoline Queenstown is a world-class facility for kids and athletes offering freestyle sessions, school holiday camps, daily lessons, as well as special programs for skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding and ...
Where: SITE Trampoline, Queenstown
Address: 1/15 Red Oaks Dr, Queenstown
From: 11:00am on Monday 23rd April 2018
To: 10:00pm on Monday 23rd April 2018
School Holiday Activities
Come to the Bus Station Foyer for heritage-themed games, toys, dress-ups and crafts. Fun for all ages. Daily throughout the holidays 10am-5pm. Toitū OSM – NZR Foyer.
Where: Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00am on Saturday 14th April 2018
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 29th April 2018
Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach
The Rubbish Trip are delighted to host an evening on zero waste living as part of the Wild Dunedin Festival. Join Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince, the No-Waste Nomads behind The Rubbish Trip, for an introduction to ...
Where: Dunedin City Library, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 230 Moray Pl, Dunedin, Otago
From: 5:30pm on Monday 23rd April 2018
To: 7:30pm on Monday 23rd April 2018
Belly Dance Introduction Class
Come try out Belly Dance and see if it is for you! In this fun and inclusive 75 minute session with Lisa Maia Ambrose, we will dip our toes into both Contemporary Fusion (Otherwise known as Tribal Fusion Belly Dance) ...
Where: Studio Tula, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 286 Princes St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:00pm on Monday 23rd April 2018
To: 8:15pm on Monday 23rd April 2018
Study for Self-Portrait
This April, Gallery 33 is excited to have Melbourne based painter Cristina Popovici’s ‘Study for Self-Portrait’ on show. These are striking paintings of the artist’s personal journey that are a must-see!
Where: Gallery Thirty Three, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
Address: 33 Helwick St, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
From: 4:00pm on Thursday 29th March 2018
To: 5:30pm on Friday 27th April 2018
Advanced Italian Language Class 2
This is an advanced class in the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. Some previous knowledge of Italian is required. Please, call 473 0832 for an assessment of your Italian ...
Where: La Piccola Italia, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 3 Grandview Crescent, Opoho, Dunedin, Otago
From: 5:45pm on Monday 26th March 2018
To: 6:45pm on Monday 14th May 2018
Italian Language Class for Absolute Beginners 2
This is an introduction to the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. No previous knowledge of Italian is required. Please call 473 0832 if you cannot make it to the scheduled ...
Where: Opoho School, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 96 Signal Hill Rd, Opoho, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:00pm on Monday 26th March 2018
To: 8:00pm on Monday 14th May 2018
Richard Killeen - Rhizome
Rhizome is Richard Killeen's fourth exhibition at Brett McDowell Gallery.
Where: Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 5 Dowling St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 5:30pm on Friday 6th April 2018
To: 5:00pm on Thursday 26th April 2018
Gallery Trail There've been many wild adventures in the past, and the Museum galleries are full of amazing stories. Discover some wildly fascinating facts about the Museum collection and complete the trail to claim ...
Where: Otago Museum, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 419 Great King Street, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00am on Saturday 14th April 2018
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 29th April 2018
Southern Selections: Collecting Frances Hodgkins In Otago
Southern Selections reveals the enduring legacy of Frances Hodgkins in Otago art collections. It offers a view back to Hodgkins's earliest patrons; collectors who provided early support when her art was sometimes ...
Where: Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00am on Saturday 16th December 2017
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 29th April 2018