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 - Join us for a memorable group, private or custom wine or distillery tour from Queenstown. Travel through Central Otago's renowned wine region in comfort and style in our fleet of European vehicles. Enjoy our authentic Kiwi hospitality while you swirl, sniff and taste the unique wines and spirits on offer. Proudly delivering quality travel experiences with a Qualmark silver rating.
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 - 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.
A 15-minute scenic flight with Aspiring Helicopters will take you to Whare Kea Chalet, a luxurious accommodation option and a spectacular base for those looking for the ultimate alpine adventure. This exclusive alpine venue and its surrounding adventures can be enjoyed year round by friends, families and small groups. In winter, it's the perfect base for heli skiing.
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.
Welcome to our friendly, comfortable motel. We offer modern, well-appointed fully heated units, with all facilities and service second to none! We are close to Dunedin (45 min) and Dunedin Airport (20 min) and within easy reach of Balclutha (20 min) and an ideal base for exploring the famed Catlins (55 min) on the southeast coast.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the awesome sights and beauty of Southern NZ. Showcasing the Heritage and Wildlife capital of NZ - Dunedin. Choose between the small-group package tours, the daily tours or even design your own tour. Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guides look after all your needs. Recipient of Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellent last 6 years, member of Trip Advisors Hall of Fame.
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.
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Wild Turkey Originals Session Volume 7
Wild Turkey presents Originals Session Volume 7. One unmissable evening of Live Original Music. Each month M&M will bring you a different line up of local musicians ready to play their original music to the public. ...
Where: Muskets and Moonshine, Queenstown
Address: 10 Brecon St, Queenstown
From: 6:00pm on Tuesday 14th August 2018
To: 10:00pm on Tuesday 14th August 2018
Queenstown Film Society: SOLD OUT
Unfortunately we have reached the capacity of the cinema and we are unable to accept any new members for a while. Queenstown Film Society is all about movies. Great movies that you wouldn't otherwise get to see on the ...
Where: Dorothy Browns Cinema, Arrowtown, Queenstown Lakes
Address: Buckingham St, Arrowtown, Queenstown Lakes
From: 8:15pm on Tuesday 1st May 2018
To: 11:59pm on Tuesday 25th September 2018
New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)
The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities around the country, making a ...
Where: Regent Theatre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 17 The Octagon, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00am on Thursday 9th August 2018
To: 11:00pm on Sunday 26th August 2018
Apres Ski Sessions
Join us for daily specials from 4-7pm, 7 days a week! A great way to wind down after a day of adventures or after a day at work! Bring your mates, cosy up and look out on the incredible Lake Wakatipu with a brew and ...
Where: Miss Lucy's , Queenstown
Address: 47 Camp Street , Queenstown
From: 4:00pm on Friday 13th July 2018
To: 7:00pm on Friday 31st August 2018
Buddhism In Daily Life
On going: Find out about Buddhism in Daily Life. All welcome. Enquiries: (03) 742-1248 On going: Buddhist Chanting for World Peace. 10:30am Sunday at SGINZ Dunedin Buddhist Community Centre.
Where: SGINZ Dunedin Buddhist Community Centre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 43 Manor Place, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:00pm on Tuesday 3rd July 2018
To: 8:00pm on Tuesday 1st January 2019
The Breakfast Club: CANCELLED
“…and these children that you spit on, as they try to change their worlds, are immune to your consultations; they’re quite aware of what they’re going through.” ‘Changes’ – David Bowie John Hughes' ...
Where: New Athenaeum Theatre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 23 The Octagon, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 9th August 2018
To: 9:30pm on Saturday 18th August 2018
Bangers 'n' Mash
A comedy for mature audiences. Five people, three women and two men are engaged in 'senior living'. They are all over the age of 65 and share the same house in a flatting situation for 'mature' persons! The ...
Where: Fire Station Theatre, Mosgiel, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 3 Cargill Street , Mosgiel, Dunedin, Otago
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 15th August 2018
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 19th August 2018
Apres Ski Session
Live acoustic music from the best of Queenstown's musicians every afternoon from 4pm. A perfect way to unwind after a hard day on the slopes.
Where: Muskets and Moonshine, Queenstown
Address: 10 Brecon St, Queenstown
From: 4:00pm on Friday 22nd June 2018
To: 6:00pm on Friday 31st August 2018
The Tapestry Project
Members of the Otago Embroiders Guild will be working on panels for the New Zealand: A History in Stitch project. Come and chat with the ladies and see some artistry at work and maybe learn a new stitch or two. Toitū ...
Where: Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00am on Wednesday 1st August 2018
To: 12:00pm on Wednesday 29th August 2018
Activate! Otago Girls' High School Senior Student Exhibition
A curated exhibition of over 40 art works by Otago Girl's High School senior students. Around the thematic of "art as activism", many of the works explore current political and social issues and there is a range of ...
Where: Community Gallery, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 20 Princes St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 11:00am on Monday 13th August 2018
To: 12:00pm on Saturday 18th August 2018