Day 18: Invercargill to Dunedin

You travel to Ōtepoti / Dunedin, known as the Scottish city of New Zealand!

Dunedin was settled primarily by the Scottish and its name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Dunedin is also well known for its abundant marine wildlife which includes penguins, albatross and seals.

Here you'll visit a local gin distillery before heading to NZ's only castle. Larnach Castle offers superb views of the harbour, ocean and peninsula views. Make sure you take time to wander through the beautiful gardens at Larnach Castle.


  • Breakfast
  • Boutique gin distillery visit
  • Dinner as part of your Larnach Estate Feature Stay
  • City tour including the world’s steepest road!