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

If you attended any of our events this year we would love to hear from you! Please fill in this survey and you could be in to WIN a family pass to the Blue Penguins Pukekura!



A big thank-you from the entire team for your support of the first ever Enchanted Dunedin! We can’t wait to see you again in 2020 with a bigger, brighter and bolder festival. If you would like to provide feedback or register your interest in the 2020 festival please contact

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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