- Dunedin is all about tertiary education - it's the home to New Zealand's very first university, The University of Otago. It is well known for it's School of Medicine and School of Music.
- The Highlanders represent Otago and Southland in the Super 15 Rugby Championship. In cricket, The Otago Volts represent Dunedin.
- Dunedin proudly holds the title of Best Cheese Rolls in the country. Try one yourself at Robbie's Bar and Grill in South Dunedin.
- Dunedin in Maori is Otepoti.
Looking for a backpackers or a hostel? Jasons has Otago backpackers & hostel accommodation available including dormitories and bunkrooms with communal kitchen and bathroom facilities; or your own private room with an ensuite.