About Dunedin

As the hub of and gateway to the Otago region, it has a unique heritage, stunning buildings, contrasting landscapes, a vibrant food and drink scene and an abundance of wildlife on its doorstep. 

Dunedin sits on the South East coast of the South Island of New Zealand and is the largest city in the country by area. Its population is 123,000 and, with the leading Otago University, it has a student population of 25,000.

How to get to Dunedin

Dunedin is located on State Highway 1. Time allowances to/from major cities and towns are as follows:

By road:

  • Christchurch - 4 hours 30 min
  • Oamaru - 1 hour 30 min
  • The Catlins - 1 hour 30 min
  • Te Anau - 4 hours
  • Queenstown - 3 hours  30 min
  • Invercargill - 3 hours
  • Wanaka - 3 hours 30 min


By Air: 

Air New Zealand: www.airnewzealand.co.nz
Jetstar: www.jetstar.com/nz/en/home