Tunnel Beach Walkway – Dunedin

The tunnel beach walkway is 7.5 kilometres from the centre of Dunedin, a very short trip that will reward you with breathtaking scenery,  sea-carved sandstone cliffs, secluded beaches, rock arches and caves.

Matanaka Farm and Waikouaiti Beach

Just north of Dunedin at Waikouaiti, the beach is a beautiful spot for a walk or a picnic. At the north end of the beach there is a road that leads to an interesting group of buildings known as Matanaka Farm.  The five buildings are the oldest surviving farm buildings that are still in their original position in the…

Tavora Reserve

Are you looking for a pleasant walk (about an hour) with amazing scenery, fur seals and possibly yellow eyed penguins?  Then head to Tavora Reserve.

Akatore River Mouth

The Akatore River mouth is a popular spot for us and our dogs.  We often take the dogs there for a walk for us, a walk, swim and a bath for the dogs.

Aromoana – Dunedin Harbour

 Aramoana, is a small coastal settlement, 27 kilometres north of Dunedin city. There is a small permanent population as well as holiday houses or cribs as they are known in the South Island. The name Aramoana is Maori for “pathway to the sea”. Originally founded by The Otago Harbour Board, established in the 1880s as an ideal pilot station for navigation around…