June 13 - Highlanders v British & Irish Lions

Visitors to Dunedin will find an historic university town that stretches around a sheltered harbour. An endearing city of fine, unspoiled Edwardian and Victorian architecture, Dunedin prides itself on being New Zealand’s centre for learning, heritage, arts and culture and is renowned for being one of the world’s great small cities.

A sister city to both Edinburgh and Shanghai, Dunedin is the commercial hub of the Otago region and home of the University of Otago. The vibrant city centre is compact, with restaurants, cafes, hotels and accommodation within walking distance and the city rise has many stunning views.

Immerse yourself in Dunedin’s cultural and arts scene at the award winning Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, explore the city’s early beginnings and exciting future.

The nearby Otago Peninsula is home to unique wildlife including Yellow-eyed penguins, the only mainland breeding colony of the Royal albatross in the world, rare New Zealand sea lions.

The impressive Scottish baronial-style Larnach Castle is also set high above the harbour out on the Peninsula, with its 14 hectare garden and grounds recognised as a Garden of International Significance.

And for more inspiration head to dunedinnz.com

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Rugby Safari NZ

Rugby Safari NZ Map

If you're taking part in festivities this is a must have app. Brought to you by the International Rugby Club (IRC), The Rugby Safari Map links travellers to a curated guide of authentic NZ experiences.

  • Rugby 2017 Festival events & information
  • Rugby Safari NZ events & information
  • Craft Breweries and legendary local pubs

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Rugby Safari NZ Accommodation

We’re co-ordinating a national network of rugby clubs and club members who are willing to host global rugby fans during the 2017 tour with proceeds going to the host's rugby club.

Club Park’n’Stay

If you are on the road in a camper, we have a selection of rugby club sites where you can park n stay.

Stay with locals

If you're struggling to find a bed, or are happy to host some soon-to-be global rugby mates, we’d love to hear from you.

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