Tunnel Beach

Running / Walking route near Dunedin in Otago, New Zealand

Name: Tunnel Beach
Discipline: Running / Walking  Cross Country
Distance: 2 km  /  0 mi. Return
Duration: 0 day 1 hour 15 minutes return
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Route description:
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Starting point

Street: Tunnel Beach Track
City/Town: Dunedin
Region: Otago


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Wendy de Beer wrote

The view from the car park is good but as you walk down toward the sea it gets better. Halfway there you think “Should I go further” and “Will I make it back up again”. Don’t stand still, just keep on going, and make sure you have your camera with.

The view of the ocean is vast and seems never ending, all the time I am wondering about all the beauty hidden in it’s deep darkness. The sandstone rock formations along the coast are an awesome sight. Breath taking.

The entrance to the actual tunnel and walking down the seventy two steps gives one the feeling of being in the story book adventure of Alice in Wonderland. Magical. This tunnel was hand carved to have access to the tiny secluded beach hidden away behind the magnificent sea and wind carved cliffs.

Now for the walk back to the car, it will take longer than the way down, make sure you have an energy drink, and for those not so young or not so fit, you will need some very strong companions to give you maybe more than just a helping hand.

It is really a sight to behold.

 Posted 7 years ago

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