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Aramoana Beach, Dunedin

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Aramoana Beach is a long, white-sand beach split in half by the Mole, a breakwater stretching out into the harbor entrance. Take a walk down the Mole when the waves are crashing in for an exciting stroll, and watch the albatrosses swoop down to the water. A trail and boardwalk pass along tidal slat marshes, leading to a large sandhill at the beach's northern tip. Surfers frequent the rough waters, and families often come with picnics. For Aramoana Beach and beyond, use our Dunedin itinerary builder to get the most from your Dunedin vacation.
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  • A very narrow windy road but very pretty. There is a choice of a couple of beaches for walking and some people were braving the water. We took the beach opposite the first car park and walkd around th...  more »
  • The Otago Peninsula is beautiful but don't forget the other side of the bay, past the commercial Port Chalmers the road is quieter than the Peninsular but has lovely views and at the end, Aramoana Bea...  more »
  • Easy access from the car park for those not so nimble and a lovely sheltered beach which is popular with local families.  more »