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The highlight is not the light!

It is a little drive off the Scenic Highway to get here, but on a sealed road. From the car park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul S
Adelaide, Australia
Fantastic View

Fantastic view . Walking track to reach the lighthouse is more than 900m (most probably 1.2km one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melaka, Malaysia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The Nuggets Rd, Millers Flat 9271, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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.

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

Thank ShuMingPang
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

A good walk from the carpark to the Lighthouse (about 900m) but the view confirms the beauty and remoteness of this part of the coastline. Carpark and Eco bathroom facilities available. A nice break from highway 1.

1  Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite place in New Zealand and is beyond spectacular! This is a must visit place and must be added to your travel list. Nugget Point is 1.5 hours' drive from Dunedin and the scenic drive was an amazing experience. The walk to...More

Thank travelwithting
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Despite the crowds (& there were a lot of people there when we visited) the scenery is every bit as good as the promotional pictures, definately take your camera. The walk to the lighthouse is also really good for the views you get along the...More

1  Thank ferrellius
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We’ve visited dozens of lighthouses in many countries and Nugget Point truly is unique because of its beautiful setting. We had hoped to get an iconic sunrise or sunset photo, but the weather didn’t cooperate. However, the location at the end of a winding walk...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A viewpoint and a small lighthouse located above the see, half way between Dunedin and Invercargill. Not bad, you can make some nice pictures, but nothing too impressive. No harm if you miss it.

Thank Advisor_Miro
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The walk out to the lighthouse was well worth it. The views are stunning and we saw seals playing on the rocks beneath us.

Thank Kazpat58
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