Flights to Dunedin (DUD)

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What is the best way to get around Dunedin?

Get a GoCard

Save money on public transportation with Dunedin's GoCard. It will give you 25% off the fare price once you buy the card for $5 and top it up with at least $10. Once it is topped up with funds, the card can be used for all trips on the city's bus service.


Dunedin has an extensive bus network, and it's the main mode of transportation most travellers with flights to Dunedin will use. The most popular line for tourists is the St Clair-Normanby. It runs every 15 minutes during the day and has stops near most of Dunedin's top attractions.


Need to get around town fast? Hail a metered taxi. There are a couple of cab companies to choose from, such as Blue Bubble Taxis, Green Cabs and Southern Taxis. Fares start with a base charge of $3 NZD and usually charge $3 NZD per kilometre.

Transport from Dunedin International Airport (DUD)

Once your flights to Dunedin land, you have a few transportation options available. You can take a metered cab, or you can opt for the cheaper airport transfer service. Three transfer companies currently operate from Dunedin International Airport (DUD): SuperShuttle, Airport Shuttles Dunedin and Kiwi Shuttles. The average price per passenger is $20 - 25 NZD. You can pre-book your transfer online before departing on your flights to Dunedin, or organise everything once you arrive.

When is the best time to visit Dunedin?

Dunedin is at it s best in the summer months. From December to February, New Zealand's South Island warms up, and the weather is perfect for exploring and adventuring outdoors. But if you want to take advantage of the idyllic summer days, book your tickets to Dunedin as soon as you know your travel dates. It is an incredibly popular destination, with both local and international tourists, for the summer and end-of-year holidays.

Want to avoid the summer rush? Look to plan your airfare to Dunedin for travel between April and October. Temperatures can be milder, the crowds tend to be fewer, and it’s possible to snap up incredibly priced return flights to Dunedin if you book far enough in advance.

The city's social calendar doesn't disappoint over the autumn and winter months. As the wildlife capital of New Zealand, the city plays host to the Wild Dunedin Festival, which celebrates the country's conservation efforts and unique ecosystem. If you like the idea of buying cheap flights to Dunedin for a winter getaway, you can attend the Midwinter Carnival in June. The event celebrates the longest night of the year with a lantern parade, fireworks, markets and live music.

What should I pack for Dunedin?

Don't pack all your adventure gear

If you're planning on going hiking, surfing or any other adventure activities, leave what you can rent at home. Dunedin has inexpensive resale shops, or you can hire anything else you need. It will save you precious luggage space and give you more room to bring back souvenirs.

Dress in layers

Whether your return flights to Dunedin are in the summer or winter, you need to master the art of dressing in layers. It's not uncommon to experience four seasons in a single day, and you want to be prepared for anything the weather throws at you.

What is the cost of visiting Dunedin?

Whether you're a solo traveller buying return flights to Dunedin or you're going with the whole family, you can stay in luxury or travel as cheaply as you want. Mid-range travellers with airfare to Dunedin should budget around $38 NZD for meals each day. Accommodation for two people usually starts at $80 NZD and depending on how much you use public transportation; you'll spend about $30 NZD each day. Your flights to Dunedin and accommodation will be your biggest expenses, but you can keep your activity costs relatively low. There are plenty of free things to do in the city such as the Signal Hill Walk, the Otago Museum, self-guided street art tour, and the Dunedin Botanic Garden.

The Royal Albatross Centre

Visit the only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross in the world. Book a tour to see the amazing Northern Royal Albatross, learn fascinating insights into these majestic monarchs of the sea from our expert guides. Come into the exclusive observatory and have the chance to view these charismatic birds raising their young. On a breezy day, you may even see them fly by with their huge 3-metre wingspan – a sight you’ll always remember.

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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