Otago Peninsula

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  • Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Geological Formation, Wildlife Sanctuary , Park, Family And Kids, Nature

About Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

While in Dunedin, keep aside half a day to explore the Otago Peninsula. The peninsula is situated towards the east of Dunedin and together with its 20 kilometres long harbour, is home to magnificent wildlife. Volcanic in origin, CNN International has named the Otago Peninsula one of the 10 most romantic places in the world to propose marriage! Secluded beaches, gorgeous architecture and romantic gardens add to the charm of the place. But for the adventurous, outdoorsy types, Mountain Biking is very popular around the Peninsula. It offers different tracks and terrains to suit all riders. People also head over to the Otago Peninsula for a nice long hike in the mountains. The drive to the peninsula from the city centre is a scenic one. Larnach Castle, Woodland Gardens, Victory Beach Pyramids and the Chasm and Lovers Leap rock formations are a part of the peninsula.

Otago Peninsula Opening and Closing Hours

  • Museums, shops and restaurants usually open by 9 a.m.

How To reach Otago Peninsula by Public Transport

  • Bus stops on Portobello Road

Restaurants Near Otago Peninsula

  • 1908 Cafe and Restaurant
  • Eden Cafe
  • Penguin Cafe
  • Portobello Hotel and Bistro
  • Glenfalloch Restaurants

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Things to Know Before Visiting Otago Peninsula

  • 95% of people who visit Dunedin include Otago Peninsula in their plan

  • 43.31% of people start their Otago Peninsula visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Otago Peninsula

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Otago Peninsula

People normally club together Larnach Castle And Gardens and Penguin Place while planning their visit to Otago Peninsula.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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