|Loaf of white bread||$1.86|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$17.34|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$9.68|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$1 040.58|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 237.60|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$80.47|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.89|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.55|
Dunedin is also known on the name of Edinburgh and located in the southern part of New Zealand. The city is known for its heritage of Scots. The city has a university whose name came from the old Gaelic term for Edinburgh (University of Otago). Dunedin is also the second biggest city of the South Island. Frankly speaking, this place is also known for having one of the not-so-good looking railway stations all over the world as well as the worst weather condition in the God-zone area.
You can get in this city through air and land. It has the Dunedin International Airport offering both domestic and international flights. The cheapest flights in Dunedin may come from Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Pacific Blue. Trains, buses and cars are the land means to enter the city. If you want to get around the city, you can try the Dunedin Bus Service or get yourself a bike from Wickliffe Street in the northeastern side of the docks. The train, Taeri Gorge Railway, offers scenic tours.
What can you see here? There are several scenic spots in Christchurch and here are some of them:
You can also go to Baldwin Street, go up to the steepest street of the world and have a nice view of the downhill. If you are a great cyclist, you may want to try your stamina and strength cycling uphill here. Since there are coastal areas here, you can enjoy the beaches here by swimming and surfing. Get some information from the Visitor Centre and ask about ‘Tramping” – you will enjoy this.
If you are on the budget, you might as well take the advantage of the city being a university town in terms of food and hotels in Christchurch. There are several budget hotel accommodations and hostels dorms here. Some examples are Penny’s Backpackers, Hogwartz Backpacker Hostel, Chalet Backpackers and much more. You will probably spend around less than $50 per night. Mid-range hotel stays may cost from $80 and above and the high rated stars may cost $200 per night. It is also recommended to try deals for travel sites online to save money for accommodations and cheap flights in Christchurch.