Cocoa Fun in Dunedin
Located on the coastal area of the South-Eastern sector of the South Island this enchanting city boasts a natural harbour and picture postcard-like landscape of hills and valleys. Centuries old Maori settlers and the Scottish migrants in the latter years have added vibrancy and vividness to the city by which an amazing culture and beautiful landscape dotted by neo-gothic style structures greets the visitor.
Being one of the oldest cities in New Zealand, the combination of vivid cultures and riches Mother Nature has bestowed upon it make it an ideal holiday destination. With various attractions and events all involving the vibrancy of the culture and beauty of the natural setting adds a sense of serene fulfillment to any type of holiday here.
With art galleries boasting the country’s oldest collection of art, a museums housing treasures from all over the world and with a vibrant music and theatre scene, visitors to Dunedin are spoilt for choice when it comes to events and attractions.
Winter in Dunedin is an especially celebrated season mainly because of the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival. Generally held in the month of July this festival involves all things chocolate. From fun games to competitive cooking and therapy to sculpting, locals as well as visitors are all kept busy in this rather yummy event.
One of the most interesting Cadbury event of the Winter season is the Cadbury Jaffa Race. Since the year 2002 this race down the steepest street of the world, the Baldwin Street, is the main fund raiser for local charities. And since its inauguration, thousands of the yummy confectionary balls of orange candy coated chocolate have sped down this street. Each ball is numbered and the fist five balls to reach the bottom will be the bearers of the wining numbers.
Visitors keen on exploring this picturesque city which hosts some of the rarest events in the whole world are welcome to try the various Dunedin accommodation
options available. From budget hotels to luxury hotels the lodging options here cater to any budget. All lodging options assure modern amenities and for those preferring easy access to the some of the best attractions in the area any city centre hotel Dunedin
features would serve the purpose well, especially the Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin.