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Baldwin Street

Dunedin, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 42 attractions in Dunedin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
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231 reviews 231 reviews
94 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This is a good way to test your fitness level and see how long it takes to walk up here the street is so steep but well worth the walk just to say you have walked the steepest street and see the view from the top.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great fun and awesome photo opportunity. No public toilets for miles though. Quite a hike but worth it.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

what an experience passing people walking up Baldwin street with the gradiate of the road it certainly had the children screaming in fear of going backwards....the artist at the top was painting a gorgeous Dunedin landscape and very forthcoming in a brief history lesson of the valley....needless to say the trip down was taken slowly and quietly.... totally fun n... More

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Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Soooo steep to say the least. We walked up, then drove up. It was fun. Even my 6 & 7 year olds could handle walking up.

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Ambala, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Ah you walk through steepest street. very tough walking ! And if you drive , drive very careful .If you are in Dunedin, you must visit that street .....

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New York City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We drove; the first part of the street we thought, what's the big deal? But the second part? Whoa! I thought the car would flip over - it's steep! Regardless of you driving or walking, this street should not be missed.

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sydney
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103 reviews 103 reviews
71 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Driving from the top of Baldwin Street was a bit scary (particularly in a rental car!), but it was a fun quick trip up and down the steep street.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stumbled across this road when trying to find fish and chips with our GPS in our 7.2 meter long campervan. Needless to say we discovered halfway up that our van would not make it up this and had to perform a 3 point turn.

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Kakanui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went to Baldwin Street to watch the Cadbury's Jaffa Race (25,000 Jaffa chocolates hurtling down the world's steepest street!). The street itself was clean but due to the race it was really busy. Although aimed at children, it's actually hard for them to see the race and was far too busy for them to have a relaxed, fun time.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I thought driving up in our rental car would be fun, it wasn't! It's very very steep, I guess the worlds steepest didn't sink in for me. Going up was ok but turning around at the top is very dangerous. On the sat nav it looks like there is a street you can turn right and drive out, there isn't.... More

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