The coastal city of Dunedin is massive, encompassing the remnants of an enormous volcano and some of the greatest scenic attractions in New Zealand. From beaches and walking tracks to historic sights and wildlife zones, there is something to suit everyone. Explore the amazing attractions Dunedin offers you for free.

Aramoana

  • beach
  • wildlife

Tranquil settlement and wildlife hotspot at the mouth of the Otago Harbour.

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Bethune’s Gully

  • picnic
  • walk

Charming recreational area curving through an ancient forest at the end of North East Valley.

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Blackhead Beach

  • beach

Quarried headland overlooking a great expanse of stone, sand and surf.

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Bull Creek

  • walk
  • beach

Sheltered holiday resort surrounded by native bush and great coastal scenery.

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Chrystalls Beach

  • beach
  • wildlife

Secluded beach with luscious golden sand as far as the eye can see.

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Doctors Point

  • beach

Serene watery area north of Dunedin with large sandy beaches and rock sea caves.

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Long Beach

  • beach
  • wildlife

Remarkable beach and settlement north of the city, complete with caves and coastal cliff faces.

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Mount Cargill

  • walk

Towering volcanic outcrop reigning over the skyline north of Dunedin.

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Pineapple Track

  • walk

Skyline walking track with spectacular views of the city, coast and surrounding region.

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Purakaunui

  • beach

Restful, forest-enclosed retreat sheltered in the depths of a glorious bay.

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Sandfly Bay

  • beach
  • walk
  • wildlife

Peninsula beach with magnificent views, large sand dunes, local wildlife and a short walk.

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Smails Beach

  • beach
  • wildlife

Expansive beach sheltered by rugged headland looking over a rocky island.

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Taieri Mouth

  • walk
  • wildlife

Fishing town with an amazing walking track at the mouth of the Taieri River.

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Tunnel Beach

  • beach
  • walk

Massive sandstone sea arches and a hand carved tunnel to a concealed beach.

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Victory Beach

  • walk
  • beach
  • wildlife

Remote beach on the Otago Peninsula. Nearby natural pyramids provide extraordinary panoramic views.

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Waipori Falls

  • walk

Peaceful waterfall at the end of a walking track in the Waipori Gorge.

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Make sure to visit other attractions close by. Thrive in the historic architecture, or find rare fauna inhabiting the natural beauty of Otago Peninsula and the greater Dunedin area.