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The wonderful city of Dunedin offers visitors a host of activities for travelers of all ages and holiday preferences. From historical sites and natural wonders to posh resorts and outdoor adventures, your New Zealand holiday in Dunedin will be one to remember. Spend some time in the well preserved historical home at Larnach Castle or explore the past lives of early gold miners and whalers at the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum. Snuggle with wildlife or test your agility on the world's steepest street. No matter your reason for visiting New Zealand’s gem, start your trip off right by booking cheap flights from Sydney to Dunedin.
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The best time to visit Dunedin
November through April in Dunedin are the warmest with daily highs between 15-17°C (59-66°F). Nights can be as low as 7-10°C (44-50°F). December and January are the warmest months and see the highest number of local and worldwide tourists heading to the shores. May through October experience colder days averaging between 8-12°C (46-53°F). The two shoulder months of May and October see average temperatures hovering between 12-15° (53-59°F). Crowds clear out in May and October making it a great time to snap up big savings on hotels and cheap flights from Sydney to Dunedin.
Departing From Sydney
Emirates Air and Air New Zealand offer the shortest flights from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Dunedin Airport (DUD). The SYD to DUD flight lasts five to six hours and includes one stopover in Christchurch (CHC).
Getting to Sydney International Airport
Sydney Airport is a short, 25-minute ride from the city centre. Taxis and Uber offer airport transfers with fares starting at $45 AUD. The cheapest transfer is via the Airport Link trains. Trains run every 10 minutes out of Central Station and will cost $13 AUD on your Opal Card. The Route 400 bus will take you to either Terminal 1 or Terminal 3 at the airport. Hop on anywhere between Bondi Junction and Burwood.
Parking at Sydney International Airport
Leave your car in the safe and secure car parks at Sydney Airport. There are three parks that will put you close to the international terminal for your SYD to DUD trip.
Where to Park at Sydney International Airport
International travel to New Zealand means you will park in the multi-storey P7 parking garage. There are three parking options in this garage to make your trip easy on your legs and wallet.
• P7 Guaranteed Spaces: Pre-book your parking in the Guaranteed Spaces is the best way to expedite your departure. Each clearly marked maroon slot puts you within a 3-minute walk to the terminals. Once you pre-book your space, print the confirmation ticket, and display it on your dash. Daily rates in the Guaranteed Spaces start at $73 AUD.
• International Pronto Valet: Drop your car off and head to the terminal when you use International Pronto Valet. There’s no need to pre-book your space, simply pull up, grab your luggage and walk steps to the terminal. Daily rates start at $82 AUD.
• International P7 Parking: The cheapest parking option for your international flight from SYD to DUD is in the general P7 lot. Any of the unmarked spaces are available to store your car and will put you within a 5-minute walk to the terminal. Daily rates start at $59 AUD.
Arriving in Dunedin
When you arrive at Dunedin Airport (DUD), you’ll be greeted by a host of restaurants, retail shops, duty free boutiques, and a children's play area.
How to Get from Dunedin Airport to Your Dunedin Hotel or Accommodation
The 30-kilometre ride to the city centre from Dunedin Airport (DUD) can be made via taxi, shuttle, or private car. If you don’t want to fuss with a taxi or shuttle, book a private car either in advance or at the airport upon arrival. There is a fixed rate of $85 NZD ($79 AUD) for one-way service to the city centre. The Super Shuttle is the cheapest transfer option. Depending on the number of travellers in a group, the one-way service will range between $30-$40 NZD ($28-$37 AUD). Taxis will vary in price and it’s important to agree to a fare prior to departing the airport. In most cases, an honest fare to the city centre is around $75 NZD ($70 AUD).
Things to do in Dunedin
Pay a visit to Larnach Castle located near the settlement of Pukehiki. The large mansion is full of history, great architecture, hand-carved furniture, and world-class art. The gardens are meticulously maintained and the view from the terrace is amazing. Take a walk back to the times of gold mining and whaling at the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum. The mock living space of early settlers includes a real horse carriage. Get a tour of the private, working conservation reserve that houses the rare yellow-eyed penguins. See the nesting areas of the blue penguins and maybe a few seals upon the shore. A great day for the entire family. Inside the Octagon you’ll find the stunning piece of architecture known as St. Paul’s Cathedral. Stroll along the inside of the working church to see the minute carvings at every turn as well as stained glass windows.