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lots of places of interest to see here.

the most stunning place on earth! easy drive from Dunedin with lots to see and do along the way. every turn you are greeted by yet another wonderful scene. make sure you go on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

the most stunning place on earth! easy drive from Dunedin with lots to see and do along the way. every turn you are greeted by yet another wonderful scene. make sure you go on the monarch boat tour to see the Albatross from the sea.. it's an amazing sight to see them swooping in low over the boat on their... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Otago Peninsula is a very unique place to visit. There is wild life to be seen in their natural habitat, as well as different flora. A visit to Allan's Beach is a must.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Take the low road down the peninsula which is a bit windy but great views of the harbour and of the opposite side including the huge cranes at Port Otago. Even better if you fluke a cruise ship, they are soo close. There are small towns on the way for a coffee if required! There is much to see at... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery. Drove all along the Peninsula to visit the Larnach Castle then onwards to the Albatross Centre at the Taiaroa Head. Fantastic views. All along the drive , the views were awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It is quite a tortuous drive along the peninsula but well worth it to see real live albatross flying.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The clear water of pacific will not only show you how many sharks are lurking around but how large the seals can get when they swim right under you and /or get up in your face and share their disgusting breath while barking at you, 8/10 times this will happen. Wildlife abound.

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Waimate, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a great place to drive but the roads are narrow and winding. Locals are probably frustrated by tourists going slow but keeping safe is good. There are beaches and other places worth visiting on the peninsula. Sandfly bay is well worth the walk and ride.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This part of New Zealand is just beautiful. It felt like a painting. Sunsets and sunrises were both spectacular. Many spots to visit including St Clair and St Kilda. Definitely need a car to make the most of the coastline.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

We were given special coats to wear(to protect us from the icy winds and biting cold during the ride)and we boarded the special heavy duty tough terrain 4 wheeler vehicle.The guide cum driver asked us to hold on tightly to the handlebars etc.,whatever support we could find as the ride was going to be adventurous. The journey started through a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went at dusk to see the little blue penguins scurrying up the beach. Was lovely to see these little birds. Dress warmly as its out in the open and cold at night.

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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

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