The Otago Peninsular
Trip Start Sep 02, 2009
72Trip End Oct 30, 2010
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It was a nice drive along the peninsular road, though I thought that the Banks Peninsular was more interesting. However, one thing the Otago Peninsular had that the Banks Peninsular didn't was a castle!
We went to see Larnach Castle on our second day on the peninsular. It is the only castle in New Zealand, so we just had to! The grounds of the castle had an 'Alice in Wonderland' theme, so as we wandered around we watched out for 'Alice in Wonderland' related things. We found the Cheshire Cat, Alice, the Queen of Hearts chair, and lots of other things
Apart from that, there wasn't really much on the peninsular. We were starting to get time concious so we decided we would drive straight to Te Anau (a town just before Milford Sound), where we had been advised to stop for the night as the Milford Road is very long and windy.
The drive to Te Anau was our longest yet, and it rained extremely heavily almost all the way there, but we were really looking to eventually getting to Milford Sound.