Aramoana beach and cliff top

Image: Laura Honey | DOC


Discover rich bird and plant life in a saltmarsh, or enjoy great views on a clifftop walk.

Place overview


  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Walking and tramping

Find things to do and places to stay Aramoana area

About this place

Getting there

Aramoana is 25 km from Dunedin on SH88. Follow the road to and past Port Chalmers.

Know before you go

Dog access: Dogs are allowed on Spit beach, south of Keyhole Rock, but must be on a lead. Dogs are not allowed north of Keyhole Rock.

Facilities: Aramoana Domain has public toilets and a picnic area.

Parking: There is a car park at the junction of Muri Street and Moana Street, and at the start of the Mole.

All drone use must be authorised by DOC

A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land.


Dunedin Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 474 3300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   50 The Octagon
Postal Address:   PO Box 5244
Moray Place
Dunedin 9058
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