Port Chalmers Tourism & Travel Guide

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Best Weather May-September; Warm and Temperate Credit: Matthias Scholz When In Portofino Just an hour’s train ride from Cinque Terre lies the village of Portofino, arguably the most photographed fishing port in the world....

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6 George Street, Port Chalmers 9023

About Port Chalmers

After a three day crossing from Melbourne on the Bahia Negro, I landed on Feb 23 in the pretty harbor town of Port Chalmers, which is right next to Dunedin, the “Austin of New Zealand” as I was told by a friendly barista at a local coffee shop. (There are dozens of them, and they’re all pretty good. Dunedinistas like their caffeine.) Darren Atkinson, an affable Brit doing his PhD on post-conflict reconstruction political party development in post-communist Afghanistan at the University of Otago here, was kind enough to take me in via Couchsurfing. And it was a bromance made in heaven. His own experiences in Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan and Pakistan made he and I a great duo for the week that I spent with him. Also crashing with Darren were Louise G., her brother Paul and his girlfriend Chelsea.

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Best time to visit Port Chalmers is from February to August and October
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