Dunedin City CentreDunedin

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Trip time! Discover the museums, gardens and history in Dunedin City Centre.

Discover the historic area of Dunedin City Centre—gourmet restaurants, museums and top sights from The Octagon to Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Top hotels in Dunedin City Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
4.5 out of 5
118 High Street, Dunedin
£93
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23

Located in Dunedin City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Dunedin Casino and Speight's Brewery. Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Regent Theatre ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,318 reviews)

"Great location, walking distance to lots of things. Have to pay for parking."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
Law Courts Hotel
Law Courts Hotel
3.5 out of 5
53 Stuart Street, Cnr Cumberland & Stuart Streets, Dunedin
£71
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in Dunedin City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of First Church of Otago, Toitu Otago Settlers Museum and The Octagon. St. Paul's Cathedral ...

3.8/5Good! (413 reviews)

"Great little pub if you are looking for something central. Rooms roomy and quiet. Would recommend staying here if you do not mind something basic but extra friendly and clean."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Law Courts Hotel
The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
4 out of 5
137 St Andrew Street Centre City, Dunedin
£88
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in Dunedin City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Dunedin Public Art Gallery, The Octagon and Dunedin Town Hall. St. Paul's Cathedral ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,199 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and helpful. We spent one night in the older part of the hotel which was ok. We spent three nights in the new side, in a studio apartment which was perfect. We didn’t eat in the restaurant for breakfast or dinner, however, we did have room service one night and the meal ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
3.5 out of 5
10 Smith Street, Dunedin
£92
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in Dunedin City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Paul's Cathedral, Speight's Brewery and First Church of Otago. Olveston ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,162 reviews)

"Overall nice place to stay, a couple of issues . There was only one teaspoon so had to keep washing to use it again, the biggest issue was the shower door design leaked leaving a massive puddle so when you got out of the shower the floor mat was soaked along with the floor so you were standing with ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb 2020

Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
4.5 out of 5
123 Princes Street, Dunedin
£93
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23

Located in Dunedin City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Dunedin Casino and The Octagon. University of Otago and Forsyth Barr Stadium are ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,263 reviews)

"Safe, clean, functional hotel in central Dunedin. Staff was very friendly, helpful, and efficient. Everything in the room worked well. Dated appearance of the hotel and rooms keeps this property from getting a higher rating."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
Distinction Dunedin Hotel
Distinction Dunedin Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Liverpool Street, Dunedin
£157
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23

Located in Dunedin City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Dunedin Casino and The Octagon. University of Otago and Forsyth Barr Stadium are also ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (332 reviews)

"Loved the hotel....room was clean and spacious...enjoyed the restaurant...had a lovely vegan stack for breakfast...and enjoyed a family dinner..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

Distinction Dunedin Hotel

Popular things to do in Dunedin City Centre

The Octagon
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The Octagon

4/5(13 reviews)

Dunedin’s city center combines some of the city’s finest historic buildings with serene parkland and relaxed cafés. 

Speight's Brewery
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Speight's Brewery

4/5(2 reviews)

Learn the secrets of one of New Zealand’s most successful beer companies with a visit to this historic brewery.

Dunedin Town Hall
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Dunedin Town Hall

3.5/5(4 reviews)

Watch rock concerts and classical music recitals at this auditorium, which is one of several facilities located in the Dunedin Centre.

Otago Museum
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Otago Museum

4.5/5(4 reviews)

Find prehistoric fossils and ancient statues. Learn all about the enthralling cultural and physical history of New Zealand.

Olveston
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Olveston

Enjoy stunning artwork and beautiful 20th-century design features at one of the Otago region’s finest manor houses.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
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Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

5/5(6 reviews)

The extensive collection of interactive displays and intricate scale models bring the fascinating history of the Otago region to life.

Top activities in Dunedin City Centre

Taieri Gorge Scenic Railway Ticket
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Taieri Gorge Scenic Railway Ticket

£58

Explore the beautiful scenery east of Dunedin as you travel by train through the majestic Taieri Gorge. The ever-changing scenery and dramatic landscapes provide an idyllic backdrop for a memorable journey through some of New Zealand's finest landscapes.

Shore Excursion: Bays, Beaches & Views of Dunedin Tour
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Shore Excursion: Bays, Beaches & Views of Dunedin Tour

£43

Cruise around the volcano-formed shores of Dunedin as you visit its most notable landmarks and snap photos from lofty vantage points. With an experienced guide to lead you between each stop, learn about the city's geologic past, check out a wildlife preserve, and dig your toes into sandy beaches.

The Seasider Scenic Railway Ticket
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The Seasider Scenic Railway Ticket

£30

The Waitati Seasider is a 90 minute train trip that regularly departs over the summer months and travels along the pretty cliff tops over looking the Pacific Ocean and Blueskin Bay. At just 90 minutes for the return trip this are perfect for people who have limited time in the city.

Dunedin Cruise Excursion - Taieri Gorge Railway & Sightseeing Tour
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Dunedin Cruise Excursion - Taieri Gorge Railway & Sightseeing Tour

£91

Embark on a stunning rail ride through the picturesque Taieri Gorge before immersing yourself in the Victorian and Edwardian architecture of Dunedin. Your train journey is filled with magnificent natural and man-made sights that paint a picture of a bygone era.

2-Hour Dunedin City Guided Segway Tour
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2-Hour Dunedin City Guided Segway Tour

£66

Our Two Hour Premium tours begin with comprehensive training. Segways are intuitive to ride. We’ll get you up and moving safely and skillfully in next to no time. This is the ultimate Segway experience and really is our most popular tour.

Five Star Local Cuisine Cooking Class
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Five Star Local Cuisine Cooking Class

£65

Kiwi Culinary Experience. - Enjoy a private and personal cooking experience guided by Chef Svend, create a complete typical kiwi meal (NZ Fresh Seafood, NZ Grass-fed Beef, NZ Free-range Chicken and NZ Signature Lamb).

Other areas in Dunedin

St. Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
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St. Clair

4/5Very Good!(1 area review)

The beaches and abundant dining options are top of the list for many visitors to St. Clair. A stop by St. Clair Beach or St. Clair Golf Club might round out your trip.

St. Clair