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Cromwell is a town in Central Otago in the Otago region of New Zealand. It is situated between State Highway 6 (linking to Wanaka, 50 km north, and Queenstown, 60 km west) and State Highway 8 leading to the Lindis Pass, 75 km northeast, and Alexandra, 33 km south. The road to Alexandra winds through the Cromwell Gorge. A point near Cromwell lies 119 kilometres from the sea, the farthest from the sea anywhere in New Zealand.A prominent feature surrounding much of the town is the man-made Lake Dunstan.Cromwell also has the newly constructed Highlands Motorsport Park.Nearby settlements are at Bannockburn, Lowburn, Tarras, and Ripponvale. Cromwell is also the home of the Cromwell Chafer Beetle (Prodontria lewisi).


Home to pretty treasures, Cromwell is New Zealand's best kept secret. Cromwell is located at a short trip away from Dunedin a major city in New Zealand. Dunedin is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Larnach Castle And Gardens, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin Railway Station. Also, to reach Cromwell, you'll have to take a flight to Dunedin; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Cromwell are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Cromwell*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cromwell

    Know the pollution level of Cromwell before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cromwell - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cromwell

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cromwell

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.52 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.11 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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