Here are a selection of walks that the Penguin Café would like to recommend.
Come in a and see us today for a Picnic Pack and Map.





Need walking shoes = shoe, Hilly = hill, Windy = windy, Sheep/Cattle = sheep, Beach = beach, Dogs allowed = dog, Pram Friendly = pram



portobello peninsula

Portobello Peninsula Walk

Terrain details: pram dog sheep windy

Time/Duration: approximately 1.5 hrs

Approximate distance: 3 kms


Details: A local walk that starts from Penguin Café and takes you down to the Portobello Aquarium and beyond to the tip of the Portobello Peninsula and up to the top of the hill for spectacular views of the harbour. A safe and sheltered picnic spot can be found on the beach below the track.


Pick up a Picnic Pack including: Fresh sandwich rolls, detailed driving instructions, and map with a description of everything to see on the way.

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sandymount

Sandymount

Terrain details: shoe hill windy sheep

 

Time/Duration: 1 hr

Approximate distance: 2 kms


Details: A walk around the base of Sandymount the second largest sand dune in New Zealand with cliff top views of the Chasm and lovers Leap. Spectacular views from the top of Sandymount as far as the Silver Peaks in the North and the Catlins coast to the south. Even the car park offers great views and a good spot for a picnic.


Pick up a Picnic Pack including: Fresh sandwich rolls, detailed driving instructions, and map with a description of everything to see on the way.

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papnui inlet

Papanui Inlet to Victory Beach

Terrain details: shoe windy beach

 

Time/Duration: Approximately 2 hrs

Approximate distance: 3 kms


Details: A flat walk that will suit all ages around Papanui Inlet to Victory Beach. Plenty of waders, gulls, terns and black swans can be seen in the estuary and the chance to see sea lions on Victory Beach. Picnic in the dunes with idyllic views of Harbour Cone and Mount Charles.


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okia reserve

Okia Reserve

Terrain details: shoe windy beach

 

Time/Duration: Approximately 2 hrs

Approximate distance: 3 kms


Details: A walk out to the Okia Flats and beyond to Wickliffe Bay. A detour up the small Pyramid will give you good views over the flats to the ocean. A circular walk through the reserve to the beach and back to the car park will take about two hours but take a picnic and enjoy the solitude of this wilderness.


Pick up a Picnic Pack including: Fresh sandwich rolls, detailed driving instructions, and map with a description of everything to see on the way.

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pilots beach

Weller's Rock to Taiaroa Head

Terrain details: windy beach hilly

 

Time/Duration: Approximately 2 hrs

Approximate distance: 3 kms


Details: More of a Journey than a walk. Take the car to Weller's Rock the place where the early Whalers first came a shore then on to the gun emplacements used in the First and second World Wars with their underground bunkers. Visit the Albatross centre at at Taiaroa Head and enjoy a picnic watching the seals on Pilots Beach.


Pick up a Picnic Pack including: Fresh sandwich rolls, detailed driving instructions, and map with a description of everything to see on the way.

Come in a and see us for a Picnic Pack and Map today

1726 HighCliff Road, Portobello, Dunedin, NZ

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