About Port Otago

Port Otago is located on the Otago Harbour, on the lower east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the island’s primary export port and operates two wharf systems – Port Chalmers and Dunedin – both within Otago Harbour.

Proximity to major export production in the lower South Island and the harbour’s strategic location for vessel rotation to and from deep-sea destinations make Port Otago a key link in the international supply chain.


City of Dunedin

Dunedin is the largest city in Port Otago’s catchment, with a population of 130,000. The city is a major manufacturing, research, education and tourism hub and has the comprehensive infrastructure that helps create successful ports. 

Dunedin’s role as a regional export centre is supported by its sophisticated road and rail network and well-developed warehouse and cool storage sector.