Anderson’s Bay School is a community and a community school, it is nestled in the hills of Anderson’s Bay and can be accessed from Jeffery Street and Highcliff Road. A unique feature of Anderson’s Bay School is the environment and setting that the children enjoy.
Baldwin Street is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest street in the world. The street runs up the northern side of Signal Hill, a prominent hill overlooking Otago Harbour, at slopes of up to 1:2.86 (for 2.86m horizontal distance, a rise of 1m).
Access during this time is permitted only when on a guided tour. Tour time is approximately half an hour before sunset check your booking confirmation for specific time. Children $10 Adults $30 and Family $70 Blue Penguin Tiki Tour 'Bird Bus' available from Dunedin City - return daily.
The Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave-cut Otago coast of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden. They occur scattered either as isolated or clusters of boulders within a stretch of beach where they have been protected in a scientific reserve.
20km SW of Dunedin, Brighton is a small seaside town, along the Southern Scenic Route within the city limits of Dunedin. The area is popular for day trips from Dunedin. Surf-lifesaving patrols are on duty here during busy times. The motorcamp in Brighton also hires out boats for you take a leisurely paddle up the stream.
Walks are offered daily except Sundays and *depart from the Dunedin i-Site Visitor Information Centre, 50 The Octagon (*the Vogel Street Walk departs from Vogel Street Kitchen, 76 Vogel Street). The regular walk season is October through May, but tours may be offered at other times by arrangement.
Dunedin Railways also run to events and the trains can be chartered for private or corporate functions and the Taieri Gorge Railway is the ideal way to start or finish the Otago Central Rail Trail. There is no better way to explore the beautiful Dunedin and Otago countryside than from the comfort of a train.
Flagstaff, known in Māori as Te Whanaupaki, is a prominent hill overlooking the northwest of the city of Dunedin, in New Zealand's South Island. Together with Mount Cargill, which lies to its northeast, it dominates the skyline of the city. Flagstaff lies seven kilometres to the north of Dunedin's city centre.
Welcome to Larnach Castle & Gardens in Dunedin Situated on the picturesque Otago Peninsula, Larnach Castle is one of New Zealand’s premier visitor attractions. Lovingly restored by the Barker Family, the Castle and surrounding grounds are at the heart of the Dunedin visitor experience.
The volcanic cliffs that surround Lovers Leap form a popular area for rock climbers, who may be seen below, so definitely don't throw anything over the edge. The track continues around the headland, dipping briefly into native bush and then passing a connector trail that leads to the Sandfly Bay from Sandymount track.
North Dunedin Playground Map including Bethunes Gully, Botanic Garden, Cairnhill Street Playground, Chingford Stables & Park, Clifford Street Playground, Garden Place Playground, Gore Place, Malvern Street Reserve, Opoho Sports ground, Pentland Street Playground, Wilkinson Street Playground, Woodhaugh Gardens.
Kia ora, welcome to the Moray Gallery, Dunedin’s longest established dealer gallery focusing on art from Dunedin and its environs. The Moray Gallery offers a distinctive range of artworks in a variety of mediums plus an eclectic group of decorative art objects.
The views include the urban area of Dunedin and much of Otago's coastline - including the Otago Peninsula and Otago Harbour.In Maori legend, the three peaks of Mount Cargill represent the petrified head, body and feet of a princess of an early Otakou tribe.
The historic Theomin family home, lavishly furnished with exotic artefacts, artworks and antiques the house to the city of Dunedin, complete with all the original contents in 1966. Olveston was built for Dunedin businessman, collector and philanthropist David Theomin.
The Otago Peninsula, Dunedin is situated on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The Otago Peninsula together with its 20 km long harbour, is the home of an abundance of magnificent world famous marine wildlife, namely The Royal Albatross, the endangered Yellow Eyed Penguin/Hoiho and the Blue Penguins at Pukekura.
Controversial expansion plans for an Otago Peninsula quarry have been declined by an independent commissioner, but quarrying will continue on the site. The Geary’s Hill quarry, overlooking Papanui Inlet, was last year found to have breached many of its 2007 resource consent conditions.
The gate blocking vehicle access to Pilots beach on Otago Peninsula. Photo by Jane Dawber. A new penguin-viewing tourism venture at the Pilots Beach reserve on Otago Peninsula has been granted consent, and the trust behind it hopes to have the venture operating by next September.
The Ross Creek Reservoir is an artificial lake in Dunedin, New Zealand. One of the oldest artificial lakes in the country, and the oldest water supply reservoir still in use in the country, it was created in the 1860s to provide water for the city of Dunedin, at that time in the middle of rapid expansion due to the Otago goldrush.
Signal Hill carries the mantle of having New Zealand’s best downhill track – a demanding beast with rock gardens, jump lines, ruts and steep sections to test the best. But it is The Big Easy trail that is opening up this terrain to more riders.
Signal Hill Lookout One of the best views in Dunedin is from the Signal Hill Lookout, selected as the site for Dunedin's New Zealand Centennial memorial. Speeches referred to the purpose of the memorial as a reminder to future generations of the work and achievements of the pioneers.
It has New Zealand’s most consistent surf break and a café lined promenade to watch all the action. Cafes and bars line the esplanade, a breath-taking view of the Southern Ocean; surfers enjoying the waves and a newly remodelled playground complete the vista.
The Cathedral Church of St Paul occupies a site in the heart of The Octagon near the Dunedin Town Hall and hence Dunedin. The land for St Paul's Church was given by the sealer and whaler Johnny Jones of Waikouaiti. History. The first parish church of St Paul was built on the site from 1862 to 1863.
Taiaroa Head is the stunning landscape feature proudly denoting the end of the Otago Peninsula, overlooking the mouth of the Otago Harbour. A scenic one hour drive from Dunedin, the historic Taiaroa Head area offers spectacular views and numerous activities.
Tomahawk Beach Tomahawk Beach is a popular summer location and although there is no Surf Life Saving Club there are two (St Clair and St Kilda) very nearby. The beach is still very close to Dunedin and people come here to avoid the crowds that are present at St Kilda and St Clair.
Tunnel Beach is located off the Dunedin to Brighton coastal road. The track starts from the car park at the seaward end of Green Island Bush Road, off Blackhead Road. Public transport to the track start is available. Need to Know This track crosses private land – respect the landowner’s property and livestock.
The Water of Leith (also known as Ōwheo, the River Leith or Leith Stream), is a small river in the South Island of New Zealand. It rises to the north of the city of Dunedin, flowing for 14 kilometres (9 mi) southeast through the northern part of the city and the campus of the University of Otago before reaching the Otago Harbour.
Whakamana Cannabis Museum is a centre for Cannabis education, information, and law reform activism; based in Dunedin, New Zealand. Established in 2013, and now occupying a three-storey historic building in Dunedin's Central Business District (which we plan to restore to its former glory).