Things to do in Dunedin

Dunedin is the second largest city in the South Island, located at the head of a large harbour on the Otago Peninsula. The Otago Peninsula is known for its natural beauty and diversity of wildlife, while Dunedin is a centre of learning, libraries, museums and galleries.

Home to the Royal Albatross and the rare yellow-eyed penguin, the Otago Peninsula is only forty-five minutes journey from the Leviathan Hotel. For guests exploring Dunedin, the Otago Peninsula and further afield , the Leviathan Hotel arranges tours to a wide variety of heritage and beauty spots around the town and province.

Royal Albatross Centre

The only mainland breeding colony of the Northern Royal Albatross in the world. The Royal Albatross Centre is operated by the Otago Peninsula Trust, New Zealand’s first private charitable conservation trust. A proportion of every ticket sold at the centre goes directly towards the fostering and protection of the Northern Royal Albatross.

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Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours

Boat tours to spot Southern Ocean wildlife like fur seals & penguins around the Otago Peninsula. Daily departures from Corner Wharf and Fryatt Streets. Experience Tairoa Head and its wildlife from the beauty of the Otago Harbour.

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Larnach Castle

Open daily for guided tours, Larnach Castle (or the Camp) on the Otago Peninsula was built in 1871 and houses a large collection of New Zealand antiques.

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Taieri Gorge Railway

Leaves from the Dunedin Railway Station, three minutes walk from the Leviathan Hotel. This scenic trip takes in mid-nineteenth century engineering and rugged scenery.

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Speight's Brewery

Less than ten minutes walk takes you to the Speights Brewery where daily 90 minute tours are conducted.

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Olveston Historic Home

A glimpse of Dunedin's lifestyle at the turn of the twentieth century when the Leviathan Hotel was still young.

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Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

Just across the road from the Leviathan Hotel, this museum is a reflection of Otago's rich heritage and vibrant history.

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Catlins Coastal Link

Explore the Catlins Coast along the Southern Scenic Route. One or multi-day options leaving the Leviathan Hotel.

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Otago Museum

Begin your journey in Southern New Zealand at Dunedin's most visited attraction - Otago Museum.

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