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 - With facilities at Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Dunedin we've got both islands covered. Hotel pick-ups, maps, touring guides and nationwide roadside assistance are all free. Take your pick of transport options from economical hatchbacks through to large station wagons, 4WDs and people movers..
Mobile-friendly - 538 Great King, Dunedin's funky new 4 Star Motel, is a short walk from the City Centre and close to the University of Otago, Botanic Gardens, Dunedin Hospital, Otago Museum and many restaurants & cafes. We offer friendly, efficient service, a range of stylish, comfortable rooms in relaxing garden & court-yard setting with free wifi, free parking and elevator access.
Mobile-friendly - Dunedin motel accommodation with 13 luxury studio, family and executive units. Just minutes walk to city shops, university, hospital and restaurants. All units serviced daily. In-room spa baths, in-house video, cooked/continental breakfasts available. Business and fax services and visitor information to Dunedin's unique attractions. Penguins, albatross, Taieri Gorge Train, Larnach Castle, Olveston House, museums, art gallery and much more.
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 - Discreetly hidden away in the Kaikorai Valley, the Aaron Lodge TOP 10 Holiday Park is a traveller's oasis in New Zealand's beautiful southern city of Dunedin. While staying with us you will benefit from the heated swimming pool, spa pool, petanque piste, mini 'Park Golf' course and the many other facilities this motel accommodation and holiday park have to offer.
Mobile-friendly - The New Zealand specialists in tailored accessible holidays for disabled travellers and seniors. With our experience in disability travel, innovate ideas and intimate NZ knowledge, we create awesome, fun holidays to meet guests wishes and needs. Holiday options include NZ wide private guided and self-drive tours, also shore-excursions from Port Chalmers. We are a trusted, experienced and endorsed tour operator.
Mobile-friendly - An easy way to find the best price to rent a campervan or motorhome in New Zealand. We specialise in free and easy self-drive campervan holidays. Our objective is to assist our customers in achieving their ideal holiday through efficient methods of holiday planning. In all, we ensure that you will give no chance to holiday disappointments.
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's leading tour company in meeting the needs of mature travellers and those with special needs. We welcome, care and cater for those with special or specific needs when visiting our beautiful country. Specialised vehicles and accommodation to suit every requirement with experienced guides to accompany you every step of the way. Accessible NZ- specialised tours "For All".
Mobile-friendly - Ace Rental Cars is New Zealand's largest locally owned rental car company.Rent the experience. All our vehicles are fully serviced and maintained every 6 months. Ace Rental Cars now operate seventeen branches across fifteen cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. In addition to the core fleet of older vehicles, the company also provide a Premium fleet, featuring brand new vehicles.
Mobile-friendly - We're Kiwis, and since 1996 we've looked after active people with legendary hospitality in the stunning New Zealand outdoors. If you’re into hiking, paddling and biking through parks, valleys, bays and backroads, then join us on one of our hand-crafted trips. Explore the local spots, enjoy the highest level of personal service and share plenty of laughs along the way.
Young energetic adventure tour company with a fervent passion for the outdoors. We truly believe that our trips include the best activities in the South Island, many of which are exclusively available through Adventure Junkies. Unique trips, personal and run by expert guides. We're here to show you the greatest adventures New Zealand has to offer. Family adventures a speciality.
Mobile-friendly - Adventure South NZ run fully supported, fully guided, small group Cycling and Hiking Tours. From the stunning Alps to Ocean Cycle trail, to Road Cycling in the North Island and Hiking in the Marlborough Sounds, we have something for all active adventurers. Our tours include expert guides, support vehicle and transport, accommodation, snacks and most meals.
Mobile-friendly - Air Milford proudly operates the only brand new Cessna Caravan aircraft. This aircraft offers leather seating, quiet air conditioned comfort and great viewing for all passengers. It is one of the safest aircraft flying today. Eco-tours, aircraft charters, fishing, hunting and personalised tours. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and Glaciers.
The idea of Photography Tours is to share my passion for the rich New Zealand landscape, love of road trips, hiking and camping adventures. I offer from half day to multi day South Island photo adventure tours around some spectacular places such as Queenstown, Central Otago, Mount Cook National Park, Aspiring National Park, The Catlins, Milford Sound and West Coast.
Mobile-friendly - Visit the Royal Albatross Centre, the world's only mainland Albatross breeding colony. Our Unique tour is the best way to experience Pukekura, its wildlife and history. Guided tour includes the social, cultural and military history, as well as wildlife, with specific focus on the Northern Royal Albatross. Ensure you have enough time to appreciate our cafe and giftshop. Reservations essential.
If you’re looking for a no-nonsense budget accommodation in Alexandra then check out the Alexandra Backpackers. The hostel has all the essential facilities, such as lounge, kitchen and laundry, as well as bikes available to hire to hit those famous Otago bike trails! Rooms available are dorms, twins and doubles.
Mobile-friendly - Alexandra Motor Lodge offer you a warm welcome to our centrally located, spacious, comfortable, centrally heated studio, 1 and 2-bedroom motel units. Our Alexandra accommodation is ideal for corporates, families or groups. Free Wi-Fi. Stay with us and experience true Central Otago hospitality. Friendly hosts keen to make your stay a thoroughly pleasant one. Lockable bike shed for secure storage.
Moira and Kerry Daly welcome you to the Alma Motel, Oamaru. We have 7 units featuring 3 cottages and 4 motels. Two units have full cooking facilities and others have hotplate and microwave. We are situated 3kms south of the Oamaru town boundary on SH1 and a short 5 minute drive from the town centre. Pets are welcome by arrangement.
Mobile-friendly - Alpine Adventures offers luxury tours with a private guide. We offer Sightseeing Tours to explore Queenstown, Glenorchy and Arrowtown, Wine Tours in Central Otago and Day Tours to experience Milford Sound, Mt Cook or Wanaka. Our privately guided Hikes & Heli Hikes will take you to spectacular locations. We love to help you create an unforgettable experience while visiting Queenstown.
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.
Exceptional quality, friendly, budget priced self-service lodge within easy 20 minute walk along waterfront walk from beautiful downtown Wanaka. Large spacious lounge with logburner fireplace. Large family-friendly, well-equipped kitchen. FREE WIFI, drying room [winter only], laundry, spa-pool, barbecue available enquiries at reception. Perfect group accommodation option. Relax and feel at home in our warm, wood-lined accommodation in Lake Wanaka.
Mobile-friendly - Daily guided wine & craft beer tours from Queenstown to the best Central Otago wineries in our top-of-the-range fleet of luxury Mercedes vehicles. Altitude is not just about wine, we also run half-day scenic tours to Glenorchy from Queenstown. Private charters for families and small groups wanting a more personalised experience. Popular destinations include Te Anau & Milford Sound.
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 - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for 20 years by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
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The Topp Twins - Heading for The Hills
Dames Lynda and Jools are heading for southern hills in the next leg of their Heading for the Hills Tour, which has taken the twins to most regions of New Zealand selling out shows in small halls and theatres. New ...
Where: Balclutha War Memorial Hall, Balclutha, South Otago
Address: 4 Clyde St, Balclutha, South Otago
From: 7:00pm on Sunday 26th May 2019
To: 10:00pm on Sunday 26th May 2019
The Bald Soprano
By: Eugène Ionesco, translated by Tina Howe Directed by: Alex Wilson Classic absurdist comedy - contains sexual referencesl Award-winning Dunedin theatre company Arcade presents Eugène Ionesco absurdist ...
Where: 82 Bond Street, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 82 Bond Street
From: 7:00pm on Friday 24th May 2019
To: 8:30pm on Saturday 1st June 2019
Scare away the Sunday sads with Smokehouse Sundays at Bazaar. We’ll have a fine selection of prime smoked goods that’ll keep you coming back weekly. Think Bourbon Smoked Beef Short Ribs, Cajun Spiced Fish or maybe ...
Where: Bazaar Queenstown, Queenstown
Address: 38/54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
From: 6:00pm on Sunday 26th May 2019
To: 10:00pm on Sunday 29th September 2019
Warren Miller Films
Loving the pure joy of winter is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, “Face of Winter,” the 69th installment from Warren ...
Where: Rialto Cinemas, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 11 Moray Place, Dunedin, Otago
From: 8:00pm on Monday 27th May 2019
To: 10:00pm on Monday 27th May 2019
Babytime: An Introduction to Storytime
Have fun with your baby, enjoy up to half an hour of stories, music, finger plays and nursery rhymes. Suitable for babies and younger children (under 2) and their caregivers. Mondays at 10.30am (excluding school ...
Where: Dunedin City Library, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 230 Moray Pl, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:30am on Monday 29th April 2019
To: 11:00am on Monday 1st July 2019
Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Jessica Palmer
The Lure of Equity and the Academic Voice. About Jessica's Research: Jessica’s research focuses on issues arising in trusts and the laws of contract and restitution. Her work is cited regularly by judges and other ...
Where: Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin, Otago
Address: Union Street East, Dunedin, Otago
From: 5:30pm on Monday 27th May 2019
To: 7:00pm on Monday 27th May 2019
Queenstown Community Voice Meetings
The Queenstown Lakes community are being invited to have a say in the future of a cultural plan for the entire district at a series of public drop-in sessions. The recently-formed Three Lakes Cultural Trust is holding ...
Where: Queenstown Resort College, Queenstown
Address: 7 Coronation Drive, Queenstown
From: 6:30pm on Monday 27th May 2019
To: 8:00pm on Monday 27th May 2019
Casting Shadows - Viky Garden
Viky Garden is best known as a painter, however last year she entered two photographic images into the international Julia Margaret Cameron 12th annual Photographic Award in Barcelona, Spain. Out of over 6,000 ...
Where: Fe29 Gallery, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 30 Sandringham St, Dunedin, Otago
From: 9:00am on Saturday 11th May 2019
To: 5:00pm on Tuesday 28th May 2019
Advanced Italian Language Class 1
The instructor is Antonella Vecchiato, a native speaker of Italian born and raised in Venice. She is a trained linguist (PhD in Linguistics, University of Southern California), and has over 20 years of teaching ...
Where: La Piccola Italia, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 3 Grandview Crescent, Opoho, Dunedin, Otago
From: 9:30am on Monday 15th April 2019
To: 10:30am on Monday 10th June 2019
Pick up a trail from the reception desk in the Josephine Foyer and search the Museum for our Scottish treasures. Toitū OSM – Galleries.
Where: Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, Otago
Address: 31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, Otago
From: 10:00am on Monday 15th April 2019
To: 5:00pm on Friday 31st May 2019