Dunedin and St Kilda Beach Activities

Beach Lodge Motels is close to the popular beaches of St Kilda and St Clair where you can enjoy swimming, surfing, a stroll along the beach, playgrounds, cafés and fine dining.

Beach Lodge Motels welcomes out-of-town visitors, group bookings and families, and encourages guests to stay and visit some of the nearby tourist attractions including:


Port to Port Cruises and Wildlife Tours

Experience Otago Harbour and beyond... If you're visiting our beautiful city and looking for things to do in Dunedin then experience for yourself the unique natural attractions that Dunedin has to offer by joining one of our world-class Otago Harbour cruises.

With decades of experience between us, our maritime industry and wildlife experts are ready to share this unique area and its inhabitants with you. Your experienced guide provides a full commentary throughout the cruise.

Join us from Portobello, or Port Chalmers (on request) Dunedin, for one of our world-class cruises. Primarily operating wildlife cruises and ferry trips, we also offer different types of affordable cruises on special occasions and public holidays. During school holidays we offer special children's cruises.

Yellow-eyed Penguins

Penguin Place is a private conservation reserve dedicated in helping this endangered species survive. The project is entirely funded by the guided tours. This funding provides habitat restoration, predator control, a research programme and on-site rehabilitation care for the sick, starving and wounded.

Albatross Colony

The Royal Albatross Centre is situated at the bottom of Taiaroa Head on the Otago Peninsula. It is the only mainland breeding colony of these massive seabirds in the world.

Orokonui Eco-Sanctuary

Our 307 hectare eco-sanctuary is the only area of native forest in mainland South Island where indigenous plants and animals can live in the wild without threat from most introduced pests.


Larnach Castle

With its exciting, sometimes scandalous and tragic history, magnificent carved ceilings, New Zealand antiques and breathtaking views, Larnach Castle offers you a vision of the past and present.

Speight's Factory & Brewery Tours

The Speight's Brewery Tour is an award-winning interactive and informative guided tour through a historic working brewery.

Otago Museum

Discover the richness and vibrancy of the southern region through outstanding collections covering culture, nature and science.

The Dunedin Railway Station

Look no further for evidence of the prominence and prestige of rail in early 20th-century New Zealand. Dunedin's spectacular station, designed by Railways Department architect Gingerbread George Troup, celebrated its centenary with great fanfare in October 2006.

Otago Settlers Museum

Encounter history at the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum. Learn about the people whose character, culture, technology, art, fashion, and transport shaped New Zealand's first great city.

Taieri Gorge Railway

The Taieri Gorge Railway Limited's train is Dunedin's prestige tourist train operating from the historic railway station.

Olveston Historic Home

Olveston is an eloquent expression of one man's dream. A tour of Olveston allows an intimate glimpse of the lifestyle of a privileged family in the early 1900s.

Dunedin Casino

The perfect place to enjoy a meal, socialise with friends and play.


Dunedin Ice Stadium

Dunedin's international ice skating arena, the Dunedin Ice Stadium, is the New Zealand premier ice sports complex.

Chisholm Links Golf Course

Chisholm Links golf club is an 18-hole championship links-style course. Enjoy the playability and character of the holes, first-class conditioning, and amazing scenery over the Pacific Ocean, local beaches and the local region.

St Clair Golf Club

The spectacular St Clair Golf Club is nestled on the cliffs above Dunedin's beautiful St Clair Beach. The course offers world-class views of the Pacific Ocean, its beaches and the beautiful city of Dunedin often regarded as the Edinburgh of the south.

Edgar Centre

The Edgar Centre is situated in Portsmouth Drive and is the home for a huge variety of sports in Dunedin such as tennis, volleyball, netball, basketball and many more.