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 - 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 - 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 Central 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.
Situated in a peaceful valley near Tarras and surrounded by stunning mountain views our delightful semi detached strawbale cottage overlooks our olive grove and local farmland. It offers privacy in two adjoining, self contained units both with en-suites. Ideal for singles, couples, families or friends.
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 - Highly recommended on Tripadvisor and only 20km from Queenstown, Arrowtown Motel offers renovated, modern, quiet, cosy accommodation units with comfy beds and good showers! Free unlimited wifi, fully equipped kitchenettes, self-service laundry, ample free parking and a short walk to the picturesque village centre of Arrowtown, makes us the perfect accommodation base to explore this beautiful Otago region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Guaranteed laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!
Boutique self-contained cottage accommodation for discerning couples, secluded amidst stunning hosta, woodland and tussock gardens on 24 acres. 3km to Cromwell and beautiful Lake Dunstan. Peace, quiet and privacy assured. Surrounded by vineyards and orchards. Superb hospitality and relaxation guaranteed. Recommended by Lonely Planet, TripAdvisor, and Travelbug.
Mobile-friendly - Offering high class B&B accommodation and traditional country fare, is Burnside Homestead, a Category I registered historic home. Architecturally distinguished by its octagonal Great Hall, all its antique guest suites incorporate contemporary facilities. Additional accommodation includes comfortable rooms in the rustic Coach House and Servants Quarters. Located 20 kms from Oamaru, and on the ALPS 2 OCEAN CYCLE TRAIL.
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Second Wind - Town Hall Organ Concert
Dunedin’s City Organist David Burchell shows off the versatility of ‘Norma’ the Town Hall Organ in a varied programme of music for organ linked by the number ‘2’. The concert includes music by J.S. Bach, ...
Where: Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin, Otago
Address: Moray Place, Dunedin, Otago
From: 3:00pm on Sunday 20th August 2017
To: 4:20pm on Sunday 20th August 2017
Sacrilege: Sharp Dressed Man
Sharp Dressed Man is an all-new show from Dunedin’s own Sacrilege Productions. With new material, new numbers and a few new faces, we are staying true to our signature style: high-quality ...
Where: Athenaeum , Dunedin, Otago
Address: 24 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin, Otago
From: 8:00pm on Friday 18th August 2017
To: 10:00pm on Tuesday 22nd August 2017
The ultimate Sunday Roast has at long last arrived in Queenstown. With winter casting itself over The Remarkables, there is nothing like a post-slope indulgence in the form of a Sunday Roast, and Bazaar Queenstown ...
Where: Bazaar Queenstown, Queenstown
Address: 38/54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
From: 5:30pm on Sunday 2nd July 2017
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 3rd September 2017
A night of frights and scares! The team is fundraising for the 2017 International Mixed Martial Arts Federation Amateur World Championship in Bahrain. Six events over two weekends, a maze of pure darkness and ...
Where: Olympic Fight Centre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 9A Gladstone Rd, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:00pm on Friday 18th August 2017
To: 10:00pm on Sunday 27th August 2017
Into The Woods
For over 25 years, Into the Woods has been enchanting audiences of all ages, first as a Tony Award winning production on Broadway, then in critically acclaimed productions across the globe, and most recently as a Golden ...
Where: Fortune Theatre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 231 Stuart St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 5th August 2017
To: 9:30pm on Saturday 26th August 2017
New Zealand International Film Festival
As the days get darker the warm haven of a comfortable cinema feels to us like the perfect respite. We like to think that the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a beacon in the midst of your winter, ...
Where: Regent Theatre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 17 The Octagon, Dunedin, Otago
From: 12:00am on Tuesday 8th August 2017
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 30th August 2017
Lets Get Quizzical
2-4-1 Burger deal.
Where: Mint Bar, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
Address: 73 Brownston St, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
From: 6:00pm on Sunday 23rd July 2017
To: 2:30am on Monday 8th January 2018
Dunedin Sister Circle
Hello dear sisters, this coming new moon we gather with the intention/kaupapa: Embracing the Shadow - I Trust, I Surrender, by embracing my shadow side I find realness and wholeness. Is there something in your past ...
Where: Studio Tula, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 286 Princes St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 6:30pm on Sunday 20th August 2017
To: 8:30pm on Sunday 20th August 2017
Sketchy Stories and Colourful Characters
Join curator Peter Read as he reveals some flavour-filled and often shady escapades of the flicker graphist's, escamoteurs and other colourful characters portrayed in the Sketched in Stone exhibition. Toitū OSM – ...
Where: Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, Otago
From: 2:00pm on Sunday 20th August 2017
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 20th August 2017
Tai Chi Sessions
Tai Chi Sessions: With experienced qualified coach Master Haogui Chen, the winner of a number of Tai Chi competitions in China. *Weather permitting. The Dunedin Tai Chi club is a non-profit society, however, a ...
Where: Dunedin Chinese Garden, Dunedin, Otago
Address: Cnr Rattray & Cumberland Streets, Dunedin, Otago
From: 9:30am on Saturday 5th August 2017
To: 11:00am on Sunday 27th August 2017