Dunedin Beach, Dunedin

4.4
#2 of 10 in Beaches in Otago Region
If you visit Dunedin Beach in the summer, expect to enjoy the views and watch surfers ride the waves. Big, crashing crests are common on this beach, so children and weak swimmers are advised to stay out of the water. Instead, look for a swimming pool at the end of the sandy shoreline. In the winter, however, the water gets too cold for swimming and chilly winds keep sunbathers away. Use our Dunedin trip planner to arrange your visit to Dunedin Beach and other attractions in Dunedin.
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  • Long, white fine sand. Must go - Tunnel beach, Nugget Point. Enchanting rocks formation, fascinating nature.  more »
  • We enjoyed a stroll along here on a windy day. Surf was up and we did see a few people loving it. Finding a parking space was a bit difficult though.  more »
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  • This beach is big, but there isn't much sand between the start of the beach and the ocean. The beach also starts right next to a busy highway so it isn't relaxing. I wouldn't consider this a real beach like Clearwater or in Miami. The beach here was nasty with lots of dirt.
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