Otakou
in Dunedin City of Otago, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -45° 49' 0" and E 170° 43' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:59 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:43 am and 8:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.687 and -8.041 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Cerbo
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Otakou

Otakou in Dunedin City (Otago) is a place in New Zealand about 373 mi (or 600 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Current time in Otakou is now 05:59 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports near Otakou, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Dunedin Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 42 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dunedin, Invercargill, Christchurch, Greymouth and Blenheim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 10°C / 49 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 16th of October 2019

9°C (49 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 17th of October 2019

10°C (50 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 18th of October 2019

10°C (50 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Elm Wildlife Tours HQ

Published: August 03, 2012
Length: 07:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: elmtours

Promotional video for Elm Wildlife Tours created by James and Clive from Destination Content.


new zealand trip

Published: March 16, 2009
Length: 30:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PureNZHaveYourSay

Hi All Having a great time here in New Zealand.


NZ Vacation

Published: March 16, 2009
Length: 40:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PureNZHaveYourSay

Can recommend this place to everybody but particularly to late teens, early 20s, not boring, fabulous. Plenty to do, plenty to see, and great food...and cheap.


HOLIDAY IN NEW ZEALAND with father

Published: March 16, 2009
Length: 14:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PureNZHaveYourSay

We have been in Dunedin New Zealand for a week and have a wonderful time.


Nz Holiday

Published: March 16, 2009
Length: 53:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PureNZHaveYourSay

Hi, we are having a great time in New Zealand, hope you get to visit it one day as well.


South Island Holiday

Published: March 16, 2009
Length: 25:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PureNZHaveYourSay

Hi, wir sind gerade auf der Suedinsel und reisen durch die Gegend. Vermisse euch!


Otago Peninsula Easter 2015

Published: April 14, 2015
Length: 05:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vagas88

A short video of our family vacation spot. The Crib as most people would affectionately call it. Love this spot on the harbor.


Natures Wonders Argo All Terrain Vehicle Ride

Published: March 16, 2012
Length: 37:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pullisto

The moon buggy like, American built Argo 6 seater ATV vehicles can go up and down impossibly steep, rough and muddy tracks. In addition to this it is amphibious. At Natures Wonders visitor...


Northern Royal Albatross

Published: July 31, 2012
Length: 44:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dunedin NZ

Albatrosses normally nest on remote storm-bound islands, to have these large, conspicuous birds nest near a city is almost unheard of! Taiaroa Head in Dunedin is the only mainland breeding...


Little Blue Penguins - Natures Wonders Tour - New Zealand

Published: May 23, 2013
Length: 00:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chris Warmann

Little Blue Penguins nesting found through the Natures Wonders Tour in Dunedin, New Zealand.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Otakou

The settlement of Otakou lies within the boundaries of the city of Dunedin, New Zealand. It is located 25 kilometres from the city centre at the eastern end of Otago Peninsula, close to the entrance of Otago Harbour.

Located at -45.8167, 170.717 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Otago Region, Otago Peninsula

Aramoana massacre

The Aramoana massacre was a spree shooting that occurred on 13 November 1990 in the small seaside township of Aramoana, New Zealand. Resident David Gray, a 33-year-old unemployed man, began indiscriminately shooting people in the township with a scoped semi-automatic rifle, after a verbal dispute with his next-door neighbour.

Located at -45.7775, 170.703 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1990 in New Zealand, Deaths by firearm in New Zealand, History of the Otago Region, Mass murder in 1990, Massacres in New Zealand, Murder in New Zealand, Spree shootings in New Zealand

Aramoana

Aramoana, also known as "The Spit" to locals, is a small coastal settlement, 27 kilometres north of Dunedin city, in the South Island of New Zealand. The settlement's permanent population in 2001 Census was 261. Supplementing this are seasonal visitors from the city who occupy cribs. The name Aramoana is Maori for "pathway to the sea".

Located at -45.7833, 170.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Otago Region, Spits of New Zealand

Taiaroa Head

Taiaroa Head is a headland at the end of the Otago Peninsula in New Zealand, overlooking the mouth of the Otago Harbour. It lies within the city limits of Dunedin. The nearest settlement, Otakou, lies three kilometres to the south. The cape is home to a lighthouse, built in 1864, and a colony of over 100 Northern Royal Albatrosses, which established itself in 1919 - the only such colony on an inhabited mainland. There is also the Royal Albatross Centre.

Located at -45.7748, 170.728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Otago Peninsula, Forts in New Zealand, Headlands of New Zealand, Visitor attractions in Dunedin, Protected areas of the Otago Region

Harington Point

The settlement of Harington Point (often incorrectly spelt Harrington Point) lies within the boundaries of the city of Dunedin, New Zealand. It is located at the northeastern end of Otago Peninsula, close to the entrance of Otago Harbour.

Located at -45.7834, 170.724 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Otago Peninsula, Forts in New Zealand, Suburbs of Dunedin, Populated places in the Otago Region

Victory Beach

Victory Beach is located on the Pacific Ocean coast of the Otago Peninsula, in the South Island of New Zealand, 24 kilometres by road from Dunedin city centre. The longest beach on the peninsula, Victory Beach is located northeast of the entrance to Papanui Inlet and stretches for 3.5 kilometres. It is backed by a series of high sand dunes. The beach's name derives from the wreck of the SS Victory on the beach in 1861. The beach and headlands to the north and south form Wickliffe Bay.

Located at -45.8425, 170.732 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Beaches of the Otago Region, Otago Peninsula

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