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Dunedin New Zealand accommodation tourism and travel information - Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest  city is situated  on the south-eastern coast of New Zealand's South Island, Dunedin  is the main centre of Otago,  a region recognized for its spectacular scenery. Dunedin's  art gallery and museums contain some of the best collections in  New Zealand. The  Otago Peninsula which lies within the city boundaries has internationally  renowned wildlife reserves, including the rare Royal Albatross  breeding ground and  Yellow-Eyed & Little Blue Penguin  colonies.
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WALKING TRACKS
COASTAL OTAGO WALKING AND TRAMPING TRACKS

Aramoana Boardwalk
A boardwalk and saltmarsh experience on the edge of Otago Harbour that suits all ages and abilities.
Category:  Short walk
Completion Time:  20 min return

Cathedral Caves Walk
A bush walk that leads to Waipati Beach and the very popular Cathedral Caves.
Category:  Walking track
Completion Time:  50 min return

Catlins River Walk
An attractive, forest-lined river walk of three sections that has several natural features and access to good fishing.
Category:  Walking track

Catlins waterfalls
Walks to two easy access waterfalls: the Matai Falls and the very well known and often photographed, Purakanui Falls.
Category:  Short walk

Flagstaff Walk
A well-graded walk to the summit of Flagstaff, one of the hills behind Dunedin, through tussock grasslands and boulderfields. Panoramic views of Dunedin city and its environs.
Category:  Short walk
Distance:  About 2 km

Grahams Bush Track
Grahams Bush Track climbs from close to sea level at Sawyers Bay to finish up on Mount Cargill Road.
Category:  Walking track
Distance:  4 km
Completion Time:  2.5 hr return

Heyward Point Track
A cliff top track with great coastal views; through farm land and regenerating forest.
Category:  Tramping track
Distance:  5 km
Completion Time:  2 hr return

Jacks Blowhole Track
A good walk to one of the Catlins' longstanding attractions, the often spectacular Jacks Blowhole.
Category:  Walking track
Completion Time:  1 hr return

Kaka Point & the Nuggets
Short walks in the Kaka Point and Nugget Point/Tokato area. Easily accessed bush and forest walks, and very special coastal wildlife.
Category:  Short walk

Leith Saddle Track
A 3.5-hour tramping track that travels through the cloud forest above the Leith Saddle on Dunedin's Northern Motorway.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  3.5 hr return

McLean Falls
A forest-lined walk to a spectacular waterfall in Catlins Forest Park.
Category:  Walking track
Distance:  2km return
Completion Time:  30 min return

Newhaven to Cannibal Bay
Thiis is a great coastal walk linking Surat and Cannibal Bays, two haulout sites for New Zealand sea lions.
Category:  Tramping track
Completion Time:  5 hr return

Otago Peninsula walks
Three excellent walks on Otago Peninsula, combining coastal views with good prospects for wildlife viewing
Category:  Walking track

Outram Glen to Lee Stream walk
A very pleasant forested walking track that follows the Taieri River round to the confluence of Lee Stream with the river.
Category:  Walking track
Distance:  12.5 km return
Completion Time:  3 hr return

Owaka district walks
Short walks near Owaka, easily accessed off the Southern Scenic Route; waterfalls, coastal views and walks and wildlife.
Category:  Short walk

Tautuku walks
Three walks on and around the very scenic Tautuku Bay.
Category:  Short walk

Tunnel Beach Track
A coastal cliff track south of Dunedin and accessible from an early stage of the Southern Scenic Route
Category:  Walking track
Distance:  2 km
Completion Time:  1 hr return

Walks around Papatowai
Two easy family walks combining forest and foreshore on the Catlins Coast. Both are just off the Southern Scenic Route and easy to access.
Category:  Walking track


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