Located in the heart of Dunedin next to the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin Chinese Garden is a prominent attraction in the city and receives numbers of visitors throughout the year. It was opened to the public in 2008 after eight years of design that ensured the authenticity and cultural accuracy of the garden. Dunedin Chinese Garden features traditional Yuanlin style and was constructed using authentic Chinese material brought in from Shanghai. It covers an area of over 2,500 square metres and also features a gift shop selling a wide range of unique souvenirs as well as a tea house shop which serves a variety of Chinese teas. Dunedin Chinese Garden is host to many events and functions throughout the year and is an excellent place to visit, particularly during the warmer half of the year.
Tickets cost around $9 for adults and children can enter free-of-charge
Open daily from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The garden features
Though designated prayer facilities at Dunedin Chinese Garden will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available to use during prayer times. Travellers can also visit some of the few mosques in Dunedin such as the Masjid Al Huda or the Dunedin Islamic Centre and the prayer room at the Otago University - Otago Muslim Student's Association which serve the local Muslim community of the area.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Dunedin Chinese Garden can visit some of the few Halal restaurants in Dunedin. A few of the most popular Halal restaurants in Dunedin include Café Nesli Turkish Kebab, Paasha, Turkish, Indian Summer Restaurant, Maki Mono, The Rainforest Restaurant, Yilmaz, The Little Hut Café, Pak’n Save, Yilmaz Gourmet Pizzas & Kebabs and Sunrise Kebabs. Plenty of vegetarian options will also be available and finding food will not be too difficult.