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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
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