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Dunedin

Dunedin is a city in the South Island of New Zealand. Located on the Otago Peninsula, it is the second largest city in the country and the largest city in the Otago region. The city has a population of around 120,000 people and is known for its vibrant student culture, beautiful natural environment and rich history.

Dunedin is located on the south-eastern coast of the South Island, about 200 kilometres south of New Zealand's capital, Wellington. The city is surrounded by hills and mountains, with the Otago Harbour to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the east.

Dunedin was founded in 1848 by Scottish settlers. It was the first city in New Zealand to be established by European settlers, and the second city in the country to be incorporated. The city is known for its strong Scottish heritage, with many of its streets and buildings named after Scottish people and places.

The city is home to the University of Otago, the oldest university in New Zealand. It is also home to the Otago Museum, which houses a variety of exhibits on the history of the region.

Dunedin is also home to a number of historical sites, including the Otago Settlers Museum, which tells the story of the city's early settlers, and the Dunedin Railway Station, the oldest railway station in the country.

The city is also known for its vibrant arts and music scene, with a number of galleries, theatres and music venues. The city is also home to the Dunedin Fringe Festival, which is held annually in February.

Dunedin is a vibrant and beautiful city, with a rich history and culture. It is a great place to visit and explore, and is sure to provide an unforgettable experience.

Excursion tips for a day in Dunedin

Dunedin is a vibrant city in the South Island of New Zealand with plenty of activities to keep tourists occupied. Here are some of the things you can do in Dunedin on a day trip:

1. Visit the Otago Museum and explore its interactive exhibits.
2. Take a guided tour of the historic Dunedin Railway Station.
3. Relax in the beautiful Dunedin Botanic Gardens.
4. Explore the Otago Peninsula and its wildlife.
5. Visit the Cadbury Chocolate Factory and take part in a chocolate-making workshop.
6. Catch a show at the historic Regent Theatre.
7. Take a stroll around the picturesque Octagon.
8. Visit the Speight's Brewery and take a tour.
9. Explore the street art in the Warehouse Precinct.
10. Climb the steep Baldwin Street and take in the views.

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The climate in Dunedin

Dunedin in New Zealand has a temperate maritime climate with mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. In the winter months of June to August, temperatures range from 8-12°C with frequent rainfall and strong winds. In the spring months of September to November, temperatures range from 12-15°C and the days are mostly sunny with occasional showers. In the summer months of December to February, temperatures range from 15-20°C with sunny days and occasional showers. The autumn months of March to May are mild and dry with temperatures ranging from 10-15°C and occasional showers.

Cruise weather for Dunedin

Our weather forecast for Dunedin helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 12.2 °C
min: 9.6 °C
17.6 m/s
31.7 m/s
49.5 %
24.1 m
72.1 %
1,017 hPa
08:05:26
17:24:10
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 12.4 °C
min: 9.2 °C
15.5 m/s
16.9 m/s
81.4 %
24.1 m
70.1 %
1,019 hPa
08:04:22
17:25:15
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 11.8 °C
min: 10.2 °C
19.1 m/s
22.3 m/s
52.8 %
24.1 m
78.8 %
1,018 hPa
08:03:16
17:26:21
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 11.0 °C
min: 9.1 °C
12.2 m/s
13.0 m/s
82.9 %
23.5 m
80.9 %
1,016 hPa
08:02:08
17:27:28
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 9.0 °C
min: 4.6 °C
50.8 m/s
51.8 m/s
98.7 %
12.6 m
89.7 %
1,015 hPa
08:00:58
17:28:35
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 6.6 °C
min: 4.7 °C
40.3 m/s
44.3 m/s
100.0 %
14.2 m
74.9 %
1,023 hPa
07:59:46
17:29:42
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 6.7 °C
min: 5.9 °C
29.5 m/s
29.2 m/s
86.1 %
21.4 m
64.5 %
1,025 hPa
07:58:33
17:30:50
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 6.8 °C
min: 3.9 °C
14.8 m/s
15.8 m/s
68.1 %
24.1 m
72.5 %
1,023 hPa
07:57:18
17:31:59
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 7.4 °C
min: 3.6 °C
25.2 m/s
37.8 m/s
94.5 %
22.3 m
74.5 %
1,026 hPa
07:56:01
17:33:08
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 7.1 °C
min: 3.6 °C
18.4 m/s
23.5 m/s
12.0 %
24.1 m
72.0 %
1,031 hPa
07:54:42
17:34:17
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 7.7 °C
min: 4.5 °C
26.3 m/s
38.0 m/s
19.0 %
24.1 m
67.9 %
1,031 hPa
07:53:22
17:35:27
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 8.4 °C
min: 4.9 °C
25.6 m/s
43.2 m/s
95.5 %
24.1 m
67.5 %
1,027 hPa
07:52:01
17:36:38
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 10.1 °C
min: 4.8 °C
26.8 m/s
41.3 m/s
74.8 %
24.1 m
61.0 %
1,016 hPa
07:50:38
17:37:48
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 8.6 °C
min: 6 °C
33.8 m/s
50.0 m/s
90.3 %
24.1 m
82.8 %
1,007 hPa
07:49:13
17:38:59
Aug. 8th 2024 Aug. 8th 2024 max: 8.5 °C
min: 4.8 °C
38.9 m/s
46.4 m/s
77.8 %
22.2 m
77.0 %
1,006 hPa
07:47:47
17:40:10

Cruises to Dunedin

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Scheduled ship calls in Dunedin, New Zealand
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 15th 2024 Tuesday, 15th of Oct. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 5th 2024 Tuesday, 5th of Nov. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Edge 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 20th 2024 Wednesday, 20th of Nov. 2024 Royal Princess 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 26th 2024 Tuesday, 26th of Nov. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Edge 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Dec. 2024 Carnival Splendor 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Dec. 2024 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Dec. 2024 Ovation of the Seas 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 LE SOLEAL 12:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 Royal Princess 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Dec. 2024 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Dec. 2024 Silver Nova 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 13th 2024 Friday, 13th of Dec. 2024 MS Regatta 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Dec. 2024 LE SOLEAL 06:30 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Edge 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Dec. 2024 Ovation of the Seas 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Dec. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Dec. 2024 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Sun 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Dec. 2024 Seven Seas Explorer 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 31st 2024 Tuesday, 31st of Dec. 2024 LE SOLEAL 06:30 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Jan. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Jan. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Jan. 2025 Royal Princess 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 9th 2025 Thursday, 9th of Jan. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jan. 11th 2025 Saturday, 11th of Jan. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 12th 2025 Sunday, 12th of Jan. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 07:30 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 14th 2025 Tuesday, 14th of Jan. 2025 Royal Princess 08:00 am 05:45 pm
Jan. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Jan. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Jan. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 18th 2025 Saturday, 18th of Jan. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jan. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Jan. 2025 Royal Princess 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 26th 2025 Sunday, 26th of Jan. 2025 LE SOLEAL 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 27th 2025 Monday, 27th of Jan. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 28th 2025 Tuesday, 28th of Jan. 2025 Royal Princess 08:00 am 05:45 pm
Jan. 29th 2025 Wednesday, 29th of Jan. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 07:30 am 12:00 am
Jan. 29th 2025 Wednesday, 29th of Jan. 2025 Norwegian Sun 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jan. 30th 2025 Thursday, 30th of Jan. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 12:00 am 02:00 pm
Jan. 31st 2025 Friday, 31st of Jan. 2025 Celebrity Edge 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 31st 2025 Friday, 31st of Jan. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 3rd 2025 Monday, 3rd of Feb. 2025 MS Regatta 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Feb. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Feb. 2025 Royal Princess 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Feb. 8th 2025 Saturday, 8th of Feb. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 07:30 am 04:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Norwegian Sun 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 11th 2025 Tuesday, 11th of Feb. 2025 Royal Princess 07:00 am 04:45 pm
Feb. 12th 2025 Wednesday, 12th of Feb. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 12th 2025 Wednesday, 12th of Feb. 2025 Island Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 14th 2025 Friday, 14th of Feb. 2025 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 06:00 pm

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