Heyward Point Headland Track (E27)

Heyward Point headland track, Aramoana, Dunedin Otago Peninsula.

GPS Heyward Track start (DoC signed): -45.777668  170.698301

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Above is the first pole-marked stile on the Heyward Point track.

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Pari St beach carpark area for Heyward Point Track:

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Viewing your parked car below at the end of Pari St from the Heyward Point Track:

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Topping the Heyward Headland, looking back to Aramoana Mole, beach…and Over to Taiaroa Head across the Otago Harbour mouth:

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First views at the Heyward Point headland peninsula:

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The Heyward Point light beacon and old rusting winch from the previous lighthouse:

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From the Heyward Point peninsula you can see down from the bluffs to tide pools filled with frolicking seal pups:

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Heyward Point Fur Seal colony, close-up view of pups at play in the tidal rock pools:

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Looking towards the beaches of Purakaunui and Mapoutahi Head, you’ll also see down to more abundant Fur Seals on the rocks and in the pool below Heyward Point:

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