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Some say that Dunedin is more Scottish than Scotland! Watch the “scarfies” as they scurry around the vibrant university campus and browse the bookshops in the central city Octagon.
Out on the Peninsular you will be captivated by the Royal Albatross colony. There are marvellous penguin watching opportunities too.
Inland, you could try cycling the Central Otago Rail Trail or take the stunning backcountry trip via Dansey’s Pass and Naseby. This is rugged pioneer gold mining country steeped in history with spectacular scenery to entrance you.
The elegant town of Oamaru features some of New Zealand’s best examples of 19th centurary architecture. Oamaru is also renowned for its penguin colonies and was the town in which the author Jant Frame grew up. Oamaru is almost certainly the town of "Waimaru" in her writings.
See the Moeraki Boulders and follow the Vanished World Fossil Trail.
Dunedin B&B, Homestay, Farmstay
Prices from $140 to $190 per couple
10 minutes from Dunedin, 15 minutes from Dunedin Airport
Grants Farm is located just 1km off the Southern Motorway. Only 15 minutes from the Dunedin International Airport. Great home baking, fabulous views, quiet animals, heaps of space, Dunedin 8 minutes away. The whole of Otago easily available.Hosts Jeanette and Tom will make sure your stay is the best
Oamaru B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
6km from Oamaru
Gumtree Farmstay offers hosted B&B accommodation a 200 acre beef & sheep farm, located only minutes from historic Oamaru for easy sightseeing but still far enough away to soak up the country atmosphere. We also have a separate Shepherds Hut which is suitable for 2 adults.
Dunedin rural B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $120 to $250 per couple
Coastal farm just 8 km from SH1 Palmerston (Otago)
Centrewood is an easy 40 minute drive from Dunedin, close to and sandy beaches with seals and penguins. Guests have a private wing of the homestead, with 2 bedrooms, bathroom and large living room/kitchen and can enjoy full bed and breakfast, or a self-catering option. Farm activities available.
Oamaru B&B, Homestay
Prices from $90 to $120 per couple
The best views of any tourist accommodation in Oamaru and only 5 blocks from the centre of town. Situated high on a bluff on a private, quiet site with ample off-street parking. Warm hospitality, queen rooms with private bathroom, and delicious full breakfast all at very reasonable rates.