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Moeraki, New Zealand

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  • Hampden, New Zealand

    Explore the Moeraki Boulders

    4.0
    Sunrise is a perfect time to come visit these boulders as you not only beat the crowds that flock to the beach later in the day but also get to watch the sun rise up behind the boulders.These boulders are a small detour off of Highway 1 so they make a nice stop on a road trip up the East Coast of...
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  • Moeraki, New Zealand

    Explore Katiki Point Lighthouse

    From the car park, the trail leads in two directions. Following the track to your left will take you down to a penguin hide overlooking the coast. Watch the rocky shoreline carefully as many of the large boulders are actually napping fur seals. From the hide, you can observe penguins going out to...
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  • Aramoana, New Zealand

    Hunt for Mussels in Aramoana

    Starting from Dunedin, take highway 88 toward Port Chalmers. Once there, take a left to Macandrew road, which will eventually become aramoana road. This drive takes you past a few bays, drive all the way right up to the end of the road, past Heyward Point. The drive itself is quite windy with sha...
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  • Dunedin, New Zealand

    Hike to Signal Hill Lookout

    4.6 mi / 967.8 ft gain
    Let's be honest, there's a carpark right in front of the vista, but we can make it fun too! Dunedin is an amazing city and I had the honor of living there for 5 months when I studied at the University of Otago, an area filled with nature and views in walking distance. The location on this adventu...
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  • Sandymount, New Zealand

    Hike the Sandymount Circuit

    1.6 mi / 341.2 ft gain
    NOTE: Track is closed September 1 to October 15 for the lambing season. If you're one of the lucky ones that have time to squeeze Dunedin into your adventure packed road trip around New Zealand... then you obviously have to make time to visit the Otago Peninsula! Sandymount is a stunning reserve ...
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  • Dunedin, New Zealand

    Explore the Dunedin Botanic Gardens

    I may be bias, but the Dunedin Botanic Garden has always been one of my favorite places. The city of Dunedin holds a lot of "first" for New Zealand. From hidden corners with little people coming through, to open grassy areas, a bird aviary, duck ponds, winter garden glasshouse, a cafe that makes ...
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  • Sandymount, New Zealand

    Explore Sandfly Bay

    5.0
    Sandfly Bay is one of the iconic beaches on the Otago Peninsula, and is home to a variety of New Zealand natives, including yellow-eyed penguins, sea lions and fur seals. A short but steep (and scenic!) downhill hike is required to access the beach from the carpark, but once you make it down you'...
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  • Dunedin, New Zealand

    Hike to Tunnel Beach

    5.0
    2 mi
    Dunedin is a small city on the Southeastern coast of the south island of New Zealand. The coastlines are stunning, and spending an afternoon exploring one of the beaches is never a bad idea. Tunnel Beach, just south of the city, is one of my favorites because of the natural tunnel that one of the...
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