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Baldwin Street: The Steepest Street in the World

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Baldwin Street is officially the steepest residential street in the world! Make your mark and conquer Baldwin Street today! Check out our website for more information about this world icon. For...more
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Baldwin Street, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stayed in a B&B on a street just before Baldwin St. The street I was on was very steep, too, and turning into the driveway was tricky. There's not much to see on Baldwin St itself. It's mainly about saying "I was there!".

Thank Lenn831
Reviewed 4 days ago

Get ready to give your glutes a workout as you climb the world's steepest residential street (according to the Guinness Book of Records)

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very short but steep climb up the steepest street in the world. Definitely worth walking up just to say you have! There is a water fountain at the top and information boards both part way and at the top. When you have...More

Thank RebeccaN1885
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in the neighborhood, it’s worth a drive by as it’s a novelty. It’s a steep street (although it doesn’t look so steep).

Thank Samiya7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing residential street which is in the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest street in the world...and it is....take your time but a fantastic sense of achievement

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This street is unbelievably steep and the views at the top end are amazing. On way back by car gives a feeling of a roller coaster ride.

Thank Coolsis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Baldwin Street. It was a cool experience! We walked from the bottom to the top and took some nice photos. It is really steep but their are steps to the side of the street which makes it a little easier...More

Thank MalteseBeauty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not easy to climb up this street for sure. But dont worry as you will get a bench to sit down and take photo up at the end lol.

Thank AshtonLL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a photo of Baldwin Street and thought that it was a bit exaggerated. It wasn’t. Take the car, cross your fingers and head up a road you won’t drive on again. There’s a sign saying it’s for residents only but this is merely a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked from the centre of Dunedin to Baldwin street. It is a good couple of miles so if you are short of time it may be better taking a bus or as part of a tour. The street is VERY steep but it was...More

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23 June 2018|
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Response from ashkyx99 | Property representative |
Hi id say about 6-8 minutes non-stop :)