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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.
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
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
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
They have put up a great viewing platform around the light house with a few seats. This allows for quite a few people to be up at the light house at the same time. There are some great photos to be had from here, and...More
We stayed in the Caitlins over Christmas - what a beautiful region.
Very unspoiled and under populated.
This is a 15 minute drive a little of the main road and a short incline walk to the lighthouse and the Nuggets.
You will definitely be pleased...More
Well worth the drive and the walk! The road up to Nugget Point already offers great views, but nothing compared to what you get from the viewing platform in front of the lighthouse. Watch the seals play in the water beneath you. Take in the...More