Captivating your curiosity, ours is a city like no other.

Filled with colourful characters, curious creatures and cultured creatives be swept up in all its charm. Welcome to Enchanted Dunedin.

Banish the grey and the dreary and experience the vibrant fabric of Dunedin. With exciting events, culinary delights, wild experiences and more - don’t miss Enchanted Dunedin July 6-21



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The Otago Daily Times Enchanted Express! - July 16

All aboard! Witches, wizards and warlocks it's time to board the Otago Daily Times Enchanted Express! Dress in your finest robes, dust off your wands, grab your hats and climb aboard for the most magical of journeys!

Departing from hidden platform 1 & 7/8 at the Dunedin Railway Station, this fully immersive and spellbinding experience will transport you through a world of witchcraft and wizardry with a few surprises along the way! Plus, a few treats along the way thanks to our friends at Rainbow Confectionery!

Enjoy the ride through the Taieri Gorge to Hindon, while you read your copy of the Otago Daily Magical Times, enjoy a treat or two and get to know our curious and quirky passengers! Perfect for witches, wizards and warlocks of all ages, as long as all junior passengers are accompanied by an adult!

These tickets are strictly limited, so hop on your broomstick, send an owl or better yet contact the friendly team at Dunedin Railways to book your tickets today! Phone 03 477 4449

Tuesday July 16 Departing at 8:30 am

Adults $40 including one child

Extra Children $15 each

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Check out some of our exciting Enchanted Dunedin events!


Big Science! Show! - July 6 & 7

We are blasting the past through an investigation of the world’s coolest scientists, their discoveries, and our future. A huge stage show with energetic science demonstrations, depicting some of science’s biggest revelations. You will be taken on a journey to discover the great scientific breakthroughs of the past 150 years and the memorable scientists who make ideas a reality.

Thanks to: Australian High Commission, University of Otago, Castle Trustees Ltd

1pm Saturday July 6 and Sunday July 7 
Teachers College Auditorium

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Royal Albatross Centre Express! - July 6-21

Enjoy a 30-minute express tour to see Albatross chicks at the Royal Albatross Centre at Taiaroa Head. Discover huge Royal Albatross chicks at the world's only mainland Royal Albatross breeding colony. Express tours are running at expressly special prices for Enchanted Dunedin. A great place to visit for school holidays - enjoy educational displays, fun activities for children, the cafe, gift shop and more!

$15 per adult and $3 per child

Book now, limited spaces available! Phone - 03 478 0499 to book your tickets or email

Tours run daily between 10.00am - 3.45pm, 6-21 July 
Royal Albatross Centre

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Dunedin Ice Stadium Learn to Skate Classes! July 15-19

Looking for something cool to do during these holidays? Sign up to the Dunedin Ice Stadium Learn to Skate classes today!

These classes are taught by nationally qualified coaches. These skilled and knowledgeable experts are committed to making sure your children achieve their full potential on the ice.

Classes run at 12-12:45 every day from Monday 15 - Friday 19 July on half ice, PLUS your children can stay on for the public session afterwards for FREE to practice their new skills!

For children aged 3 - 12

12:00 pm - 12:45, 15-19 July $52.50 per child for the week!
Dunedin Ice Stadium


There’s an Enchanted Dunedin event for everyone - See the full event guide below!


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