Otago Holidays

Located on the South Island of New Zealand, Otago is a 32,000 sq km region renowned for its hilly countryside, sheltered valleys and spectacular scenery. Otago holidays are famous for the coastal city of Dunedin and the iconic ski area of Queenstown. This Otago travel guide is designed to familiarise you with this sprawling region’s most popular cities and attractions, including the Southern Hemisphere’s greatest four season alpine and lake resort, Queenstown. Set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the magnificent Remarkables Range overlooks this famous adventure and leisure playground.

Once New Zealand's largest city, Dunedin's grand history is still evident today with the beautiful 19th Century buildings that are still scattered throughout the city. However the city now thrives on arts and culture with a fantastic range of bars, cafes, restaurants and theatres to enjoy. Dunedin is also home to a wide range of galleries, museums and heritage homes as well as Speights Brewery where you learn about the history of the beer brewing process.

Popular Otago Regions


Otago accommodation is spread out cross the peninsula, in Oamaru and the city centre of Dunedin as well as the alpine ski resorts of Queenstown. Ranging from 3 and a half stars to 5 stars, Otago accommodation offers everything from modern resorts to garden lodges, historic hotels, contemporary city centre hotels, major hotel chains, boutique properties, self-catering apartments and more. Some of Otago’s most popular accommodation can be found in Queenstown as well as Arrowtown, by Lake Wakatipu and the ski fields of Coronet Peak. Book cheap Accommodation in Otago

Otago Holiday Packages

Enjoy significant savings and the convenience of combining all your travel needs while also saving yourself time and the stress of trying to plan and organise each individual aspect of your holiday. Otago holidays offer as much adventure or relaxation as you like and the wide range of holiday packages are designed to offer something to suit all budgets and travellers. All the essentials like flights and accommodation are combined in Otago holiday packages along with optional extras such as tours, car hire, transfers, travel insurance and more. Choose from the fantastic range of existing packages or customise one to suit your own individual needs. Current packages on right

Things To Do

Otago is home to a wide range of attractions, most notably the alpine resorts and ski fields of Queenstown. However Queenstown also offers a smorgasbord of adventure activities including white water rafting, jet boating, parapenting and bungy jumping - in fact it's the world's bungy jumping capital! Another popular Otago attraction is the city of Dunedin, close to an amazing range of nature and wildlife including rare sea lions and penguins as well as the only Royal albatross mainland breeding colony in the world. Dunedin is also home to the grand homes of Larnach and Glenfalloch. Just minutes from the city, these stately residences feature a castle with battlements, 12 hectares of woodlands and gardens, and exquisite ballrooms and carved ceilings. More Things To Do in Otago

Getting to Otago

The Queenstown International Airport is the main gateway for overseas visitors to Otago. Getting to Otago from the airport is easy, with a 10 minute drive along State Highway 6a delivering you to the city centre of Christchurch. From here it’s an easy drive or shuttle ride to the popular ski areas surrounding Queenstown. Getting to Dunedin can be done in a day with a number of State Highways offering easy access from Queenstown, with plenty of beautiful scenery along the way. More about How to Get to Otago