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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
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Great scenery

Gorgeous coastline easy drive lots to see and great cafe at McAndrew Bay then carries onto Portobello lovely little village

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous coastline easy drive lots to see and great cafe at McAndrew Bay then carries onto Portobello lovely little village

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Helensvale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

For my money, the drive to and from the Otago Peninsular from Dunedin - if done in a fast, capable manual car is worth the experience in and of itself! On the other hand, if you enjoy superb ocean and bay scenic drives, also do this - it's an absolute gem. Plenty of places to stop for photos, food &... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Everytime I travel on the Otago Peninsula I am impressed that this city is now my home. I would go and do the one hour walk around the hill at Lover's Leap. The trees to get there are magic. Check out the Monarch, The Albatross Centre. This year seems to be a good year as there are five nests directly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Loved the drive out to the Albatross colony on the peninsular. Passing quaint villages and the overall drive around the water was lovely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

So much to see and do. Please allow extra time as you will discover places that you will want to visit as you potentially pass by or just want some more time to relax or have fun at Sandfly bay or any other place that you choose to stop

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you have time take a trip out to this peninsular, you won't be disappointed. Lots of see and some walks to do as well. Fur seals and albatross and at the right time of day penguins can be seen as well apparently.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Probably the better half of Dunedin. A nice meandering drive around the bays and over the hills overlooking the harbour, its inlet, and the ports on the other side. An interesting and picturesque route to the bird watching attractions and to Larnach Castle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

You need to go out to the end of the Peninsula on the Low road and come back over along the Ridge road. Views are amazing of this beautiful Harbour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is a must while staying in Dunedin. We took our 3 year old son and 4 year old daughter. They loved seeing the sea lions on the beaches and the Albatross Center. Some truly breathtaking scenery.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife and I set out early from Dunedin Saturday 3/14/15 and drove the winding bayside road to the end of the peninsula. At the end of the peninsula are the Albatross Center and Nature's Wonders. We opted for Nature's Wonders and weren't disappointed. After being outfitted with foul-weather jackets we climbed into a 6-wheel ATV and went up and... More 

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