Set in North East Valley, Salmond College is only 10 minute walk away from the University of Otago and a further 10 minutes to Otago Polytechnic through the Dunedin Botanic Gardens.

Salmond College shares its 12 acres of grounds with Knox College and includes historic rhododendron dells and oak tree walks.There is a free shuttle service every week day evening back to the College at 6pm, 9.10pm and 11pm and free shuttles to the University at 7:30am and to Foundation Studies at 8:30am in the morning. Public Buses run approximately every 15 minutes close to the College.