Discover Dunedin in a Rental Car
Here are some great tips on booking a hire car in Dunedin
- Book early to ensure you get the best rate available for the dates that you need a rental car.
- Don't stress if your plans change, we will not charge you any cancellation fees.
- make sure your car hire breaks work when driving on this road...
4. Have fun exploring the eastern coastline of the South Island
Not sure where to go with your rental car in Dunedin?
You'll be surprised at how much there is to see and do. Which is why we've taken the liberty to choose the best and most interesting places to check out and see in our travel guide to Dunedin below...
Things to Do | Places to Stay | Places to Eat
The historic home was voted as the #1 Landmark in New Zealand by TripAdvisor. Philanthropist and businessman David Theomin and his family used to live here, but it was later on opened to the public as a museum. There are guided tours daily, which usually lasts for an hour. Witness the impressive architecture, beautiful garden, and the 1921 Fiat 510 Tourer.
Megazone is known for its advanced laser tag technology! There are now 44 new suits to choose from and a wide range of challenges awaiting all laser tag fans. Entering the futuristic arena-maze will make you feel like a real space adventurer. Get ready to outwit your opponents and show off your shooting skills. The complex also has a 12-hole mini golf course and an arcade game room.
Cadbury World Chocolate Factory
Address: 280 Cumberland St, Dunedin
Grand cathedrals, striking halls and exquisite detailing; Dunedin is one of the most well preserved Edwardian-Victorian styled cities in the southern hemisphere. There is a trove of historical treasures to visit and see all within a close drive of each other so hiring a rental car to tackle the winding and steep streets will take the legwork out of it for you.
With Dunedin's sister city being Shanghai, it is no surprise to see how in touch with the Chinese culture Dunedin is. Represented in their Authentic Chinese Garden, meaning all the above ground materials have been sourced from China, built by Chinese people using traditional Chinese techniques, this is a must see place for anyone going to Dunedin.
This self-contained luxury accommodation was established by general practitioner Peter Cooke and psychotherapist Anna Moore, who both decided to work part-time to pursue their dream of building a garden retreat. The Eco accommodation has been built with sustainable materials and has received a 5-star rating from TripAdvisor. It was also named as “Dunedin's Most Beautiful Accommodation Provider” in 2013 by the Dunedin City Council.
This café is famous for its delectable food, great staff, and amazing views. They are known for having the best coffee in the area as well as their homemade venison, traditional Cornish pasties, chicken and mushroom pies, and freshly-made ice cream. The best way to start your day is with a New Zealand Breakfast. For lunch, their specialties include the Fisherman's pie, toasted sandwiches and huge burgers. While waiting for your order, you can surf the net using their computer or connect online for free using their Wi-Fi.
Ranked #1 of 210 Restaurants in Dunedin and awarded "Certificate of Excellence 2014"- Tripadvisor, it's not surprising to expect such an exquisite interior that truly takes you to Itlay the moment you step through the doors. Not to metion the food, if the romantic atmosphere didn't do it for you, the food will sure do the trick.