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Outdoor Rental Centre | Whare Rīhi Rawa mō Waho

Located in the reception area at Unipol Recreation Centre, our outdoor rental options are available for your enjoyment all year round.

Snow Shed - Now OpenSnow Shed rental

Rent your snow gear today from the Snow Shed. Spend less time waiting in lines and more time hitting the slopes by taking the stress out of the gear hiring process and paying a fraction of the cost. Our staff are professionally trained to fit you with the gear that will best suit your size and skill level, leaving you to get straight up that mountain without any hassle.

Snow shed is now OPEN.  For gear that requires fittings (snowboards, skis) please make a booking by emailing our Outdoor Rental Coordinator . Any other gear can be rented from Unipol during opening hours.

Please note that public hires are available at twice the listed student rate.
Presentation of your current valid Otago tertiary ID card is required at time of hire.

Item 2days 3days 4days 5+days
Snowboard, boots & wrist guards $50 $65 $75 +$10/day
Snowboard $35 $50 $65 +$10/day
Skis, boots and poles $50 $65 $75 +$10/day
Skis & poles $35 $50 $65 +$10/day
Boots $15 $30 $40 +$10/day
Ski/board pants $15 $20 $25 +$10/day
Jackets $15 $20 $25 +$10/day
Helmets $15 $20 $25 + $5/day
Goggles $40 Yours to keep
Gloves $20 Yours to keep

Fittings and bookings are essential. We allow ½ a day either side of booking for collection and return of gear which can done anytime Unipol is open.

By hiring any equipment from Unipol Recreation Centre you are agreeing to the terms and conditions specified in the Acceptance of Responsibility Statement.

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Aquatic rentalsAquatics

Please note that public hires are available at twice the listed student rate.
Presentation of your current valid Otago tertiary ID card is required at time of hire.

Item

Price (per 24 hrs)

Student / Member Price (per 24 hrs)

Comment

Bodyboard $10 $5 Have fun in the waves
Fins $8 $4 Free with bodyboard hire
Surfboard $30 $15 Various lengths to suit your ability
Wetsuit $30 $15 4/3 and 3/2 available
Wetsuit Booties $6 $3 Keep your feet warm
Wetsuit Hood $6 $3 Keep your head warm

Please note: Student and Unipol Members (Staff/Youth/Whānau) get 50% off full price.

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Outdoor rentalsTent photo

Please note that public hires are available at twice the listed student rate.
Presentation of your current valid Otago tertiary ID card is required at time of hire.

Item

Price (per 24 hours)

Student/Member Price (per 24 hours)

Comment

Tent - 1 person $24 $12 Lightweight and compact
Tent - 2 person $30 $15 Compact camping
Tent - 3 person $40 $20 Various styles and weights
Tent - 4 person $40 $20 Great for groups
Camp Billy $4 $2 Titanium and Stainless steel options
Camp Mat $4 $2 Free with camp hire
Pack $16 $8 70, 75, 85 litres options
Sleeping Bag $20 $10 Different weights and temperature rating
Tramping Jacket $10 $5 Lightweight, wind/waterproof
Tramping Pants $10 $5 Lightweight, wind/waterproof
Tramping Stove $8 $4 Attaches to gas cylinder
Gas Cannister (230g and 450g) $7 / $12 $7 / $12 Yours to keep
Pack Liner $6 $6 Yours to keep
Survival Bag $8 $8 Yours to keep
Personal Locator Beacon $20/fortnight $10.00/fortnight Highly recommended for outdoor activities

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Sport Rentals

Please note that public hires are available at twice the listed student rate.
Presentation of your current valid Otago tertiary ID card is required at time of hire.

Item

Price (per 24 hours)

Student / Member Price (per 24 hours)

Comments

Outdoor Balls N/A FREE (Exchange your ID) Various types
Beach Cricket Set $10 $5 Wickets, bats and balls
Cone Set N/A FREE (Exchange your ID) Set of ten
Frisbee Golf Baskets $10 $5 Set up your own course
Frisbees / Frisbee Golf Discs N/A FREE (Exchange your ID) Fun on Logan Park or with use with the golf baskets
Tennis Racquet $10 $5 Tennis balls (2) free with hire
Tug-Of-War Rope $10 $5 Perfect for friendly competition
Volleyball Set $20 $10 For the beach or park
Futsal Goals $10 $5 Light and easy to set up

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Summer Special Deals

Make the most of the summer weather with these deals for Otago tertiary students and members from the Outdoor Rental Centre until the end of Feb 2021:

  • 2 for 1 surf and body boards
  • $20 camping kit/night: Tent, Sleeping mat, Sleeping bag, Stove, Billy

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Outdoor adventures

Get in touch with your inner explorer, venture beyond campus and experience the natural beauty that Dunedin has to offer with a variety of outdoor adventures from local University approved recreation providers. Be sure to use your valid student ID card to get special student discounts!

Walks

A picutre of a student walking across swing bridge in a native forest on a Unipol Outdoor Adventure

A variety of walking excursions around Dunedin, the peninsula and surrounding coast lines. You will come across plenty of wildlife so bring your camera!

Untamed NZ Tour Company

Dunedin Adventures Ltd

Surfing

This mobile surf school based at The Esplanade, St Clair Beach, offer learn to surf sessions for beginners through to advanced lessons for those wanting to extend their local knowledge. Your wave is waiting!

Esplanade Surf School

Mountain biking

Love mountain biking? From sandy beaches to native forests Dunedin, and it's surround area, have some amazing tracks to be explored.

Offtrack MTB Tours

Skiing and snowboarding

Head away and experience Central Otago's amazing ski fields. Feel exhilarated as you cruise down the slopes on skis or board.

Untamed NZ Tour Company

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Windsurfing / Stand up paddle boarding (SUP)

Experience the exhilaration and fun of windsurfing and/or stand up paddle boarding (SUP) on the beautiful Otago Harbour. It's sure to blow your hair back!

Watercooled Sports

Ice hockey

Learn to play ice hockey, focusing on skating, puck handling, passing and shooting while having loads of fun.

Dunedin Ice Hockey

Sea kayaking

Picture yourself in a sea kayak cruising amongst Otago's coastal wildlife while paddling around the beautiful Otago Peninsula. Get ready to see the unexpected.

Wild Earth Adventures

Rock climbing

Take a break from your study with a rock climbing adventure. Choose between an introduction course or advance your skills with some lead climbing!

Dunedin Adventures Ltd

Horse treks

Spend some time riding the stunning hills and beaches surrounding the Otago Peninsula and observe the views and farm life along the way. Friendly horses available for all levels; beginners and beyond.

Horse Treks Hare Hill