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Edinburgh of the South
With its history proudly stemming from the Scottish settlers who came here during the colonial era, Dunedin's streets are lined with well-preserved examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, while a new culture of nightlife and fine dining takes hold around them. Stunning views of the coastline abound, along with chances to spot some of the world's rarest wildlife, such as the northern royal albatross and the yellow-eyed penguin. Take a bike tour of Dunedin proper before heading out into the varied landscape, or soak up your surroundings on a leisurely walk. The wildlife and history of the "Edinburgh of the South" is all around you, however you wish to take it in. Dunedin is in Otago Region. Use our international travel planner: Dunedin and all its delights await.
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $120
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $58
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Taieri Gorge Railway from Dunedin BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $65
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