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Nugget Point Lighthouse

The Nuggets Rd, Millers Flat 9271, New Zealand
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Beautiful Views

Highly recommend taking the short walk up to the lighthouse. The views of Nugget Point and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gail W
Even if it looks foggy - persist

It was extremely foggy at the car park and we were about to give up but so glad we decided to walk... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
ShuMingPang
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  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
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“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“nuggets” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Nuggets Rd, Millers Flat 9271, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend taking the short walk up to the lighthouse. The views of Nugget Point and the rugged coastline are amazing! We even managed to spot some seals along the way.

Thank Gail W
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

It was extremely foggy at the car park and we were about to give up but so glad we decided to walk down because there was no fog as we neared the lighthouse

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

A good walk from the carpark to the Lighthouse (about 900m) but the view confirms the beauty and remoteness of this part of the coastline. Carpark and Eco bathroom facilities available. A nice break from highway 1.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite place in New Zealand and is beyond spectacular! This is a must visit place and must be added to your travel list. Nugget Point is 1.5 hours' drive from Dunedin and the scenic drive was an amazing experience. The walk to...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Despite the crowds (& there were a lot of people there when we visited) the scenery is every bit as good as the promotional pictures, definately take your camera. The walk to the lighthouse is also really good for the views you get along the...More

1  Thank ferrellius
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We’ve visited dozens of lighthouses in many countries and Nugget Point truly is unique because of its beautiful setting. We had hoped to get an iconic sunrise or sunset photo, but the weather didn’t cooperate. However, the location at the end of a winding walk...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A viewpoint and a small lighthouse located above the see, half way between Dunedin and Invercargill. Not bad, you can make some nice pictures, but nothing too impressive. No harm if you miss it.

Thank Advisor_Miro
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The walk out to the lighthouse was well worth it. The views are stunning and we saw seals playing on the rocks beneath us.

Thank Kazpat58
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

They have put up a great viewing platform around the light house with a few seats. This allows for quite a few people to be up at the light house at the same time. There are some great photos to be had from here, and...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We stayed in the Caitlins over Christmas - what a beautiful region. Very unspoiled and under populated. This is a 15 minute drive a little of the main road and a short incline walk to the lighthouse and the Nuggets. You will definitely be pleased...More

Thank JPL93
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