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Sandfly Bay Track

Seal Point Road | Otago Peninsula area, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-474 3300
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SEA LIONS!

I was so excited to see this beach when I found out that sea lions are often spotted on the beach... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jessicatheexplorer
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Brisbane, Australia
Dune riding!

This is the best spot to roll down, or slide down the sand dunes. Been going here since I was a... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Glenda R
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Melbourne, Australia
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“SEA LIONS!”
3 Mar 2018
“Dune riding!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Seal Point Road | Otago Peninsula area, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was so excited to see this beach when I found out that sea lions are often spotted on the beach and when we went there we found 6-7 sea lions snoozing peacefully. Also, the beach is pretty amazing in itself! Gorgeous. Note: You are...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is the best spot to roll down, or slide down the sand dunes. Been going here since I was a kid, and every visit usually ends up with my being winded, after a hard landing on the way down the dunes. Great walk in...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Sand dunes and safe beach. If you are lucky, you may spot the tracks of Yellow eyed penguins, or see them after sunset as they scurry across the sand from the sea. We caught site of sea lions basking in the sun. Easily accessible from...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Got to be one of the best beaches in NZ. Near perfection. Seals use the beach at night & can be found lying in the soft sand or lying on the rocks. Easy to get down to from Seal Point Road but very hard to...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Proper footwear is recommended for this beach. The first part of the trail is well gravelled and easy, but the last 1/2 of the trail is shifting sand which is no problem going down, but difficult to get back up. I am a fairly fit...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Been to the car park and looked across at the beautiful bay, but today walked down to the beach. There was a dead seal and sea lion having a sunbath. The sand dunes are quite steep and a decent climb back up, but take a...More

Thank 422iana
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

You can get good views over the bay from close to the car park but the beach itself is down steep sand dunes - great fun on the descent but an exhausting 15 minute climb back up. But it’s a wonderful beach with good sand...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Sandfly bay is beautiful but the track doesn't long before it gives way to sand dunes. The kids had a blast running up & down the dunes. There were sealions on the beach & easy to see but don't get to close. The walk back...More

1  Thank Kiwichick74
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the few minutes track.. Prepare a bottle of water with you.. Going down is fun but going up is a little bit struggle because of the sand..

1  Thank FallonA85
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