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!
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 - 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 - 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.
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.
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 - 14 comfortable warm self-contained units in peaceful, high country setting. Motel accommodation in Omarama, on Aoraki/Mt Cook to Queenstown Highway. Offering the peace of a quiet country setting, walking distance to village shops/restaurants. On-site tackle shop, carrying good range of tackle and equipment, especially flies and lures for local waters. On Alps-to-Ocean Cycle Trail. Guest Select-50 Sky channels, Free Wi-fi.
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.
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!
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Ahhh O-Week... we meet again. You bring to us Scarfies, a festive seven days of unashamed hedonism. To celebrate your welcomed return and to usher in another year of "finding our place in the world", a doof is duly ...
Where: Re:Fuel Bar, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 640 Cumberland St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 9:00pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 1:00am on Saturday 24th February 2018
Miss Pole Dance New Zealand 2018
Miss Pole Dance New Zealand is New Zealand's biggest and most prestigious pole dancing competition, attracting the most elite and professional pole dancers from around the nation. With guest performances by ...
Where: Queenstown Memorial Centre, Queenstown
Address: 1 Memorial Drive, Queenstown
From: 7:00pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 11:30pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
Highlanders vs Blues
Come support the team at Forsyth Barr Stadium, as we take on the Blues in Round Two of the 2018 Investec Super Rugby competition. Tickets available from the first of February.
Where: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 130 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:35pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 9:35pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
Michael Jackson HIStory Show
A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s ...
Where: Mayfair Theatre , Dunedin, Otago
Address: 100 King Edward St, Kensington, Dunedin, Otago
From: 8:00pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 10:30pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
Queenstown Baby Box Black Tie Launch Fundraiser: POSTPONED
It is with much regret that we have made the tough decision to postpone cancel this Friday’s Baby Box Bash on the Bridge fundraiser. Unfortunately, due to the imminent arrival of ex-tropical cyclone Gita which is ...
Where: Old Shotover Bridge, Queenstown
Address: Spence Road
From: 7:30pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 11:30pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
Techno & House
*Live Techno/House DJ every Friday.
Where: ZanziBar, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 311 George Street, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00pm on Friday 9th February 2018
To: 2:00am on Saturday 24th February 2018
The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - The Moment
We're going old skool cool!!! Our Big Bike Film Night ‘Feature Series’ concentrates on satisfying those cycling enthusiasts that crave even more bicycle drama. "The Moment" is a feature length documentary about ...
Where: Edgewater Hotel, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
Address: Sargood Drive, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes
From: 8:30pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 10:10pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
Dan Walsh - UK's Finest Clawhammer Banjo Player
Dan Walsh returns to New Zealand. "The real deal, a demon picker." - Uncut "Absolutely terrific." - Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 "Eclectically inspired and consistently brilliant." - Froots Fresh from a ...
Where: The Grainstore Gallery, Oamaru, North Otago
Address: 9 Harbour St, Oamaru, North Otago
From: 7:30pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
To: 11:59pm on Friday 23rd February 2018
$11 Fish & Chips - February Special
Every weeknight in February between 5-9pm, grab $11 Fish & Chips to takeaway! Fish & chip deal is for takeaway on for the month of February, 2018. May only be redeemed Monday–Friday, 5–9pm.
Where: SKYCITY Queenstown, Queenstown
Address: 16-24 Beach St, Queenstown
From: 5:00pm on Thursday 1st February 2018
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 28th February 2018
A Month of Romance
Experience the ultimate luxury this Valentine’s Day in the intimate embrace of So Spa at Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa. Indulge in a decadent couple’s package of $299, which includes relaxing massage treatments, ...
Where: Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa, Queenstown
Address: 8 Duke St, Queenstown
From: 10:00am on Thursday 1st February 2018
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 28th February 2018