Port Chalmers is the main port for the city of Dunedin, because the channel to access Otago Harbor is too narrow for many large ships. The Octagon is a local landmark that is the heart of the city and many of the city's attractions are within easy walking distance. Buses to additional locations usually leave from the Octagon, or it is possible to catch a train at the central station to travel even farther away.
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