Visit Purakaunui/Waitati area and enjoy views of the coastline, a picnic at Long Beach and walks to Mapoutahi Pā and around Orokonui lagoon.

Place overview


  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Picnicking
  • Walking and tramping

Find things to do and places to stay Purakaunui/Waitati area

About this place

Getting there

Walks in this area are north of Dunedin.

Know before you go

All drone use must be authorised by DOC

A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land - see Recreational drone use and Commercial drone use for more information.


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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