TripAdvisor names Olveston top sightseeing spot

DUNEDIN’S historic home, Olveston, is ranked first in New Zealand and fifth in the South Pacific in TripAdvisor’s latest Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Awards.

Olveston Historic House
Auckland’s Sky Tower and Old St Paul’s Cathedral in Wellington came in second and third.
“We are delighted to receive this award from TripAdvisor as it validates the importance of the work we are doing in preserving and sharing Olveston, an important asset to our city,” says Olveston chairman George Friedlander. “People come to see and experience a home of architectural and historical quality along with a significant and diverse artwork collection and wonderful gardens.”

Award winners were decided by an algorithm which accounted for the quantity and quality of reviews for landmarks and parks globally during the past year.

Olveston is an authentic and original historic home depicting the life of a wealthy merchant family in the early part of the twentieth century.