Car Hire Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin Car hire
Dunedin is the second largest city on New Zealand'sSouth Island, and is known as the 'Edinburgh of the South' because of its name and Scots heritage - Dunedin is in fact the old Gaelic for Edinburgh. Dunedin boasts an alluring combination of cultural attractions and great architecture, being New Zealand's oldest city - it has a superb range of art galleries and museums displaying enviable collections of work.
Stunning landscape and important wildlife reserves are equally significant incentives to tourists who are thinking about traveling to the area, as the city has astounding natural beauty and attractions in plentiful supply. Dunedin is a wonderful place, and one in which the thrifty traveler can survive on a budget if necessary - the presence of a student population in the city ensures a good proliferation of cheap restaurants and low cost, value nightlife options.
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Things to see in Dunedin
There are plenty of attractions and activities top make your Dunedin holiday one to remember - from visiting the world's steepest street (Baldwin Street) to seeing the world's most endangered penguins at the YellowEyedPenguinReserve.
Things to do in Dunedin
The DunedinPublic Art Gallery is a cheapattraction and displays regular interesting and beautiful exhibitions, and St Paul's Cathedral is a fabulous construction that shouldn't put too big a dent in your budget either. There are some lush Botanic Gardens that are magnificent in the right time of year.
The incredible wildlife and natural beauty in and around the city should not be missed, particularly the afore mentioned Penguin Sanctuary which can be found on the OtagoPeninsula, just a short drive from the city in your rental car from ArgusCarHire. The peninsula is also home to the rare Royal Albatross and equally rare New Zealand Sea Lions. Larnach Castle can be found here too, a superb old castle that is historically fascinating and offers marvelous panoramic views from its towers.
Eating out in Dunedin
Many Dunedin restaurants have earned a reputation for their quality and high standards, and you will not be hard pressed to find delicious food in the city. Influences from Japan, Thailand, Europe, and Polynesia have resulted in a sumptuous fusion of style and flavour, and the natural resources in the area mean a bountiful supply of fresh local produce. Lamb, venison, and seafood so fresh it tastes like the Pacific all feature heavily on menus, and the New Zealand wines on offer to accompany them are high standard and low cost.
Nightlife in Dunedin
Restaurants differ in style and in price range, but budget eating is not a problem, with lots of casual dining options for the thrifty traveler. Cheap menus in pubs offer solid Kiwi cooking at low cost, and small restaurants and cafés are widespread and are generally of good quality as well as being budget-friendly.
For drinking and dancing in Dunedin, there are many options open to visitors. The town's student population ensures a thriving bar and club scene, with plenty of venues offering a range of sounds and scenes. The prices in many places have also been dictated by the student market, with happy hour specialdeals and discounts and cheap beer or low cost drinks offered in many establishments.