Tunnel Beach Track

Tunnel Beach Track

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Melinda Pyke

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

A really cool spot, well worth it.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Jerome Cluzel

France

Ranking: 8/10

Nice exit at Tunnel Beach. Good spot for pictures!! The descent is rather easy but the reclimb is far more difficult for the novice.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Dylan Smyth

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Well maintained track and a little gem in Dunedin. Got there at low tide and spent a good while exploring. Would be cool to see why the tunnel was put there.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Claire

France

Ranking: 9/10

Only 30 minutes return, and we have seen a great view of the cliffs and ocean.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Alix

France

Ranking: 9/10

A really short walk and a great way to see a bit of Otago Peninsula's beauty.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Nicola Smith

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

This is one of my favourite walks. It is fast to the bottom and a slow return. The track is in great condition and we took an off road pram (with downhill breaking) down to the top of the tunnel stairs (this is a NO GO with a normal street pram). The views are amazing and enhanced on a sunny day. The stairs down the tunnel can be slippery but it is worth the walk. The edges (fenced) off should be respected as the geology is delicate. The track has no shade so wear sunscreen. It is a long hard walk back to the car but if I can do it pushing a pram you can walk it. Expect to spend longer at the bottom that you intend.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Frankie Princide

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful beach with stunning cliffs, although a tough walk back up the track and might be difficult if you were older with poor knees.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Alison Seidl

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Steep walk down (and back up!) but worth the views. Beautiful beach and fun tunnel to walk through. Also, FREE!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Valerie Bernardini

Argentina

Ranking: 8/10

Is worth it if you are around the area. Stunning rocks in the sea, cliffs and wavy sea.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Christian

Argentina

Ranking: 9/10

Short walk, there is a tunnel through the rock to go down the beach. Beautiful cliffs and waves.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Stephen Ophelder

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Great walkway, beautiful coastline and also seals. Great spot for taking pictures.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Lisa Fenzl

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

A sometimes steep track to a beach, the end goes through a small tunnel. Stunning views over a spectacular, rocky coastline. The walk takes one hour return. Not many people and it is a free attraction you must visit! One of the absolute highlights!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Mathieu Brun

France

Ranking: 9/10

A nice and short walk with few tourists. The view is beautiful and the tunnel access is fun. A good surprise close to Dunedin.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Matthias Hofer

Italy

Ranking: 10/10

Nice walk, not too long, great views, really beautiful!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Robin WUERFEL

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Spectacular walk and location. Check for high tide, though. Well worth the detour.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Robin Sommer

Ranking: 10/10

You can see penguins, seals, and the beautiful coast.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Eric Lambley

England

Ranking: 7/10

We missed the turn because it was not signposted, but when we did get there it is easy to get to and amazing to look at. Best when the beach is available.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Maya Bakker-deDreu

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Parking and toilets!!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Yvonne Horpershoeh

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Steep one hour walk to "the tunnel" at first the track seems not that special (besides a nice view on the beach), when you pass the tunnel you will arrive in a lovely secluded bay. Enjoy.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Marc Greeve

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Nice steep walk to secluded beach. Bring lunch and have a nice day at the beach with only yourselves and no other visitors!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Rey Germain

France

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely beach accessed through a tunnel in the rock.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Guillot

France

Ranking: 9/10

Short but surprising.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Jan

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Track is a bit hidden (Tunnel Road). Very steep descent to the beach. Awesome scenery when you reach the tunnel entrance. Bring your swimsuit.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Marieke

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Great tip from nice waiter of Plato restaurant (Dunedin), won't tell a lot otherwise I spoil the surprise, just go, 1 hour walk return.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Martyn Kool

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful beach! Also quiet and not very touristy which makes the experience only better!

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Christoph

United Arab Emirates

Ranking: 7/10

Good track.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Louise van der Hyden

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

VERY STEEP track, 20 min downhill, 30 min back up. But when you are on the beach it's breathtaking.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Lukis Haertel

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice and windy.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Yvonne German

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Walk through tunnel to see seals on a small beach (doable with kids!!)

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010