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Aramoana Beach

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Hear nature

Been here a few times and if you time it you can see penguins waddle onto the beach. Looked at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Quaint and beautiful

Aramoana stirred up a sad moment in New Zealand history. That aside, Aramoana Beach is a gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Ping L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and if you time it you can see penguins waddle onto the beach. Looked at the peer this time, but unfortunately they are doing work on it an your not meant to go on. Check out the Domain or Heyward...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 422iana
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Aramoana stirred up a sad moment in New Zealand history. That aside, Aramoana Beach is a gorgeous and quaint spot for families. From time to time, wild animals such as seals, sea elephants might pop in for a visit. There is a salt marsh nearby...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ping L
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Nice place for a walk around the village or onto the beaches. A chance to see sealions, possibly penguins if you are lucky and the normal run of seabirds. The albatross are too far away unless you have binoculars. Saw a whale at the harbour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Dunedin and decided to visit Aramoana beach for the first time. Such a lovely spot. There were a few seals on the rocks and one playing in the water. Lots of bird life. The beach is lovely to walk on.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank janetj154
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Spent many hours at the beach watching my son and his friends surf. The beach is gorgeous and the scenery is truly stunning with a view of the Albatross station across the bay.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kiraldav
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely spot. The weather was beautiful, especially considering it’s July. We drove around the coast all the way to the peninsula and then walked the last bit to the end. There is loads to do around the area and it’s got good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The drive out to here we really enjoyed, as well as the walk along the beach. There is not much else here though apart from beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A lovely day out for this family. The drive out from Dunedin was quite windy but very beautiful at the same time. So nice to experience the untouched beauty of the beach and it’s sea life. Often when I fly into Dunedin I see the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teagle
Reviewed 25 May 2018

From Dunedin this is about 45 minutes drive around the Otago harbour's very twisting road. Not a lot when you get there, but if you like solitude, then this could be good for you. Go on a fine day as it is quite exposed and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 896melh
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We took our friends from New Yorks State to Aramoana on a lovely hot summers day. As we pulled up to the edge of the car park at the end nearest the Mole a seal was swimming in towards the shore, pulled itself up onto...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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2 January 2017|
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Response from Ashley K | Reviewed this property |
Yes if you take your own bar B Que griller, because I did not see any pits or places to cook. Remember that you might have to cook below the high water mark which means then that you don't need a permit. Also there is a... More