Our Region

Welcome to Dunedin and Otago

From the sea to the mountains, the Otago Region is packed with stunning landscapes and diverse and exciting experiences.

With its peaceful country villages, vibrant towns, historic buildings and scenic vineyards, the area draws visitors from around the country and the globe and Dunedin Railways is a great way to get around.

There is a rich history in the rolling hills, the glittering rivers and wild coastline and many tales to delve into. There is the world's best wine to be discovered, fresh local produce to be tasted and delightful shops to be browsed. There is a vast range of adrenalin-pumping outdoors activities to jump into and beautiful and breath-taking landscapes to just sit back and soak up.

Tour the golf courses and cellar doors around Queenstown.

Hit the snowfields and the art house cinemas in Wanaka.

Hire a bike in Middlemarch and set off through the wild thyme and tussocks along the Otago Rail Trail.

Touch the ancient rock of the Moeraki boulders.

Get up close to the incredible coastal wildlife around Dunedin and learn to ride a penny farthing in Oamaru with its quirky and beautiful Victorian heart.