Visitors on Tunnel Beach track, Otago
Image: Michael McQueen | Creative Commons



Experience Otago’s spectacular rocky coastline on one of Dunedin’s best short walks. Enjoy the views from a viewing area or walk through the hand carved tunnel to a secluded beach.

2.6 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

1 hr Easiest: Short walk

Seasonal restrictions

The car park is locked between the hours of:

  • 5 pm – 9 am (April – August)
  • 9pm – 8 am (September – March)

Any vehicles in the car park after the closing times may be locked into the car park. There is no parking on Tunnel Beach Road outside of the car park. 


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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