Close to New Zealand
's city of Dunedin
, Mosgiel sits near the Taiere Plains and the delightfully named Silver Stream passes through the town. Known locally as "The Pearl of the Plain", Mosgiel enjoys a lovely location on the South Island
. Celebrated for its beautiful surrounding scenery and rich abundance of nature, there are also plenty of things to do in the town to satisfy all visitors. Steeped in local legends and folklore, this place is also full of interesting tales. Planning a trip here? Have a look at our great selection of hotels in Mosgiel for the perfect base while in town.
Take a trip to the stunning extinct volcano area, with the pretty Otago Harbour in the crater. There are several striking peaks, including Saddle Hill, Three Mile Hill, and Scroggs Hill, all of which offer terrific hiking in dramatic surroundings. Visit the Otago Peninsula and see the wonderfully diverse wildlife that cals the area home.
Local places of interest include the Mosgiel Woollen Mill, East Taieri Church, and the town sign. The sign's letters are spread across the side of a hill, somewhat like the world-famous Hollywood sign. There are play areas to keep the little ones happy, and there is a good selection of places to eat and drink, with the overall dining and drinking scene having a very youthful air. There are adrenalin activities to suit thrill-seekers, and the close proximity to Dunedin makes excursions both easy and hassle-free. Visitors can take to the skies in a pleasure flight to admire the beauty from above. Soar over the hills and valleys like a bird and be amazed at the incredible views.
With cheap flights to Dunedin
and a wide choice of hotels in Mosgiel, wot are you waiting for? Have a look online and start planning your stay in this beautiful slice of New Zealand, surrounded by glorious scenery and a relaxed atmosphere.
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