Tunnel Beach Track (Map reference No 22)
Time: 1 hr return
Distance: 2 km
Follow the fenced track downhill to the spectacular, rocky coastline. At the end of the track is a short tunnel with steps leads down to the beach. This track crosses private land - please respect the landowner's property and livestock. Closed for lambing, 1 August to 31 October.
The tunnel was excavated by hand 1893-1895 tfor the Balcutha - Tahakopa Railway. A torch is recommended.
Tunnel Beach Track
From SH1, South Dunedin, follow the Southern Scenic Route sign to Blackhead Road. Turn on to Green Island Bush Road and stop at the carpark.