Discover Dunedin


A remarkably educated, creative and innovative city, Dunedin is one of the world’s great small cities. It is an enchanting combination of the intriguing and the avant-garde, a compact city of contrasts.

Dunedin is a city steeped in heritage, with a thriving economy and a connected and supportive community. Local government strives to ensure its citizens are active, safe and healthy, vibrant and creative and sustainable and resilient, and that they have access to a wide range of opportunities for leisure.

Nature is only moments from the city centre, and with warm, genuine people and a temperate climate, Dunedin delivers on its promise that visitors will experience a unique and authentic stay. The city is renowned for its striking landscape and proximity to the incredible wildlife of the magnificent Otago Peninsula.

Dunedin is the gateway to the wider Otago region, including the world famous Queenstown and wild scenery of the southern east coast. We invite everyone to stay on and enjoy an amazing holiday in conjunction with attending the 2022 World Leisure Congress.

Catch up with colleagues and build new networks while gaining new perspectives on best practice in advancing leisure as a means to enhance the human condition.

Dunedin, New Zealand is a must-do for everyone’s bucket list: a place where you can Learn Well, Live Well.