27 Jun 2020

Hiking the Sutton Salt Lake Track, Middlemarch

Sutton Salt Lake, the only inland Salt Lake in New Zealand, can be found a few minutes outside of Middlemarch, around an hour from Dunedin. It’s an interesting spot to explore and the walk is easy – it’s the perfect way to kill an hour or so! Getting to Sutton

22 Jun 2020

18 of the Best Walks in Dunedin (For All Fitness Levels)

By now you’ve probably heard that Dunedin is the most scenic city in New Zealand and that you should definitely spend a few days exploring it. While there are plenty of viewpoints and beaches that you can drive straight to, it’s worth hitting the trails to see some of the

19 Jun 2020

Unity Park Lookout and the Town Belt, Dunedin

There is so much to see in the city centre of Dunedin, including all the cafes, bars, restaurants, museums and galleries that you could ever want. But did you know there’s also a big forest running along the hills above the city? The Town Belt is a great place for

Kaiktiki Beach, Dunedin to Oamaru, New Zealand
16 Jun 2020

Driving from Dunedin to Oamaru: 10 Scenic Places to Stop

The drive from Dunedin to Oamaru offers up some stunning scenery and interesting history — you have to know where to stop though! You’ll have to ditch the main road from time to time, but you’ll see some beautiful beaches and viewpoints and the detours aren’t all that much longer

11 Jun 2020

George Street and the Octagon: Eating, Drinking and Shopping in Dunedin

George Street runs through the centre of Dunedin’s downtown area and is the place to go for shopping and eating. Walk along George Street for long enough and you’ll come to the Octagon. That’s how cool Dunedin is — most towns have a town square, but Dunedin prefers its city

09 May 2020

The Warehouse Precinct, Dunedin

If you want to check out some of Dunedin’s best cafes as well as some surreal street art and historic architecture, a visit to the Warehouse Precinct will be just the ticket. It’s a short walk from George Street and the Octagon (the city centre of Dunedin) and can be

Sinclair Wetlands, Dunedin, New Zealand
02 May 2020

Sinclair Wetlands, Dunedin

Nestled amongst the farmland of the Taieri Plains, just outside of Dunedin, the Sinclair Wetlands is a cool place to visit if you’re into bird watching and low-key lake / pond views. It’s a peaceful spot — we visited on a holiday weekend in October and it was completely deserted!

29 Mar 2020

30 Stunning Viewpoints in Dunedin

Dunedin is New Zealand’s most scenic city, and luckily there are dozens of viewpoints which take advantage it. Another good thing is that you can drive straight to many of the viewpoints in Dunedin. I’ll take you through some of my favourite Dunedin viewpoints – make sure to seek some

17 Mar 2020

26 of the Best Beaches in Dunedin

Yip, you read the title right. There are over 25 beaches in Dunedin and they’re all special in their own way. From the wild beaches of the Otago Peninsula to the sheltered bays of the harbour as well as New Zealand’s nicest city beach, Dunedin is the place to go

The Taieri River Track, Dunedin, New Zealand
15 Mar 2020

Hiking the Taieri River Track, Dunedin

The drive from Dunedin to Taieri Mouth takes you through part of the Southern Scenic Route. You’ll find a few nice beaches to stop off at and an awesome hike at the end of it all – the Taieri River Track. This track takes you high above the river for