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Walk through an excavated tunnel to a secluded beach and a spectacular, rocky coastline.

Track overview

2 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

1 hr Easy: Walking track

Seasonal restrictions

Closed for lambing 1 August to 31 October.

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


Follow the fenced track downhill to the spectacular, rocky coastline. At the end of the track a short tunnel with steps leads down to a secluded beach.

This track crosses private land – respect the landowner’s property and livestock.

Getting there

Tunnel Beach is to the south of Dunedin. Start at the car park on Tunnel Beach Road, signposted off Blackhead Road.


Dunedin Office
Phone:   +64 3 477 0677
Address:   77 Lower Stuart Street
Conservation House
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Dunedin Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 474 3300
Address:   50 The Octagon
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