Central Otago offers a relaxed outdoor lifestyle. It’s a unique and beautiful place with much to offer. Like many, you might come here to study and never want to leave.

Central Otago offers a safe, friendly environment where you will soon get to know the locals. If you’re about to embark on a programme or short course at Central, let us help you get the basics sorted. Read on to find out about Central Otago’s climate, accommodation, schooling for your family, leisure activities, medical centres and more.