New Zealand

Purakaunui Falls
New Zealand, Oceania, Places

Purakaunui Falls

Within an area called The Catlins one can find the Purakaunui Falls. Located on the southern South Island it is one of very few waterfalls apart the alpine region. Surrounded by native bush consisting of podocarp and silver beech, the waterfall cascades 20 metres over three picturesque tiers. Five kilometres […]

Way to Nugget Point Lighthouse
New Zealand, Oceania, Places

Nugget Point

Nugget Point is known for its distinctive landform and an iconic lighthouse at its tip. Located on the Otago coast of the South Island of New Zealand, it got its name from the rocky islets (The Nuggets) circling the point. The lighthouse was built between 1869 and 1870. In the […]

Rails near Dunedin
New Zealand, Oceania, Places

Dunedin

Dunedin is located on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. As second largest city in the South Island it is home to over 120.000 people. Tunnel Beach and Baldwin Street are places one should definitely see┬áduring a visit┬áto Dunedin. Baldwin Street for example is, according to […]

Path down to Tunnel Beach
New Zealand, Oceania, Places

Tunnel Beach

Sea-carved sandstone cliffs, rock arches and caves can be found at Tunnel Beach next to Dunedin, on the South Island of New Zealand. Shaped by water and wind the sandstone coastline at Tunnel Beach offers magnificent views. Furthermore there is a tunnel leading down 72 steps to beach. The tunnel […]

Moreaki Boulders
New Zealand, Oceania, Places

Moreaki Boulders

Moreaki Boulders are mysteriously spherical stones spread across Koekohe Beach on the Otago Coast next to Moreaki, New Zealand. Some of the boulders are up to two metres high and weigh several tons. Formed about 65 million years ago the rocks are calcite concretions. Due to their unusual shape the […]