Baldwin Street

Baldwin Street

New Zealand's Steepest Street

80%

4 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

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South IslandCoastal OtagoDunedin

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  • Outside the Square
  • Free

Reviews

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Denisa Tuckova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 7/10

Steepish street in the world. Nice train station nearby.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Michele

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Holy moly, hold onto your hats! Don't attempt to drive up it unless you're an experienced driver with a gutsy car. There is a small flat bit at the top with room to do a 3 point turn ready for the decent. Also cool bench and street art at the top which is new. If your ankles can handle it walk it - look at the angle of the houses -v- the road, quite amazing! The shop at the bottom of the street (just around the corner) is well worth a look - you can buy certificates which state you went up the steepest street in the world.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Jason MacLeod

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

If your in Dunedin, then this is something to check out. Crazy steep - you'd better have a good clutch on your vehicle if you plan on driving up it. Walking it is fun too though.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Sara Omary

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Fun, lots of tourists but still fun and a good view of Dunedin.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013