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Good spot for photo shoots

We spend 1 week on the South Island coast, this is one on my favourite spot in South Island, about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
choubet
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Sydney, Australia
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Beautiful, rugged views

Beautiful spot, well worth the short walk. We went a sunny calm day and it was stunning, but I... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Tennille S
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The Nuggets Rd, Millers Flat 9271, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend 1 week on the South Island coast, this is one on my favourite spot in South Island, about 30 mins walk from car park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank choubet
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful spot, well worth the short walk. We went a sunny calm day and it was stunning, but I imagine the waves would be really impressive in raining windy condition.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tennille S
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A must stop at the start of the Catlins scenic route, this lighthouse built in 1869 is at the end of a long walk, bout 40 minutes return, but the scenery along the way including fur seals on the cliffs below is absolutely stunning and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 58jnapper
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The day we went was not a cloud in sky the water was an amazing view and the easy walk to the lighthouse was worth it. Fantastic view of surrounding coast and of seals sunning themselves on the rocks way down below. Worth the trip

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bulldogs12018
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely lighthouse which is a it of a hike to get out to. The view along the walk is probably more beautiful than the lighthouse itself. We had small children and had to hold onto the tight as it’s a narrow cliff walk with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarox210
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This was a bit of a walk and the weather was rubbish but all in all worth it, the lighthouse was very small though

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EmmaS6856
Reviewed 12 September 2018

It is a little drive off the Scenic Highway to get here, but on a sealed road. From the car park it is a short walk to the cliff top view which is wonderful, and a 900 metre moderate walk out to the lighthouse. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic view . Walking track to reach the lighthouse is more than 900m (most probably 1.2km one way from car park). Pathway is quit good and easy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amy_2720
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Highly recommend taking the short walk up to the lighthouse. The views of Nugget Point and the rugged coastline are amazing! We even managed to spot some seals along the way.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GailW1365
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

It was extremely foggy at the car park and we were about to give up but so glad we decided to walk down because there was no fog as we neared the lighthouse

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shumingpang
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