From relaxed wanders around Clyde’s fascinating historic goldfields architecture to more challenging undertakings by foot or bike into the high country, the cyclist and walker are spoilt for choice.


Arts in Central

The art roads of Central Otago branch through silent tracks and hidden byways. The region attracts artists the way it draws visitors to its wild and spectacular scenery and stunning unspoiled wilderness.

Olivers Restaurant and Bar

Food, Wine, Beer

Whether just passing through or stopping over for a few days there’s plenty of options for dining in Clyde, from indoor/outdoor cafés, artisan ice-creams, gelatos, takeaways and restaurants serving fresh, seasonal and delicious cuisine.

retail shops


From tent towns lining the edge of the Clutha supplying the basics to weary, hungry gold miners in the 1860’s to today where Clyde has become a destination for the tired and stressed to relax and rejuvenate.

Clyde museum


Thanks to the unique history, both geographical and human, the Clyde district has a rich character and heritage. The first museum began in 1879 with a collection given by Mr. Vincent Pyke, the administrator of the Dunstan Goldfields. The collection, gathered from his travels, is still in the Blyth Street museum.


Off Roading

Venture into Central Otago’s heartland to experience splendid clear blue skies, rugged golden tussock landscapes and spectacular wide-screen mountain vistas on a high-country four-wheel-drive safari, your own 4-wheel-drive vehicle or adventure or trail bike.


Motor Racing

Just 20 minutes from Clyde is Cromwell’s Highlands Motorsport Park. Described as “the best motor racing facility in the southern hemisphere”.


Water Activities

Just minutes from Clyde above the dam that created Lake Dunstan is 26 square km of lake that extends from Clyde through to Cromwell.


Scenic Flights

One of the best ways to get a full perspective on Central Otago’s landscape is to take to the air. Scenic flights by fixed wing aircraft and helicopter are available for those wishing to view the craggy Central Otago hills, snow capped mountains, plains and vineyards from the sky.



Dunstan (Clyde) Golf Course is a well manicured 9 hole course with 18 tees nestled beside the mighty Clutha River in Clyde. Visitors are most welcome.Practice your putting at the Gold Diggers Mini Golf on Dunstan Road.