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Moa Statue

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65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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By the Lake

The moa is located on the street end of Earnslaw Park, the grassy area on the wharf near the lake... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Acineto
Glance at it while you walk by

Cool to see the size of the extinct Moa, but it wasn't too much to see. It's in the main park area... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
natnoodle11
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“big bird” (6 reviews)
“life size” (6 reviews)
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65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The moa is located on the street end of Earnslaw Park, the grassy area on the wharf near the lake. You can stop by and look at the moa or admire it (and the lake) on the grass.

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Cool to see the size of the extinct Moa, but it wasn't too much to see. It's in the main park area and easy to find.

Thank natnoodle11
Reviewed 2 July 2017

NZ had some extraordinary creatures in it's past. This is one of them. It would seem it was from the land of giants as there were other creatures equally large like the Haast eagle

1  Thank Jon Y
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We are lovers of local statues/street art/monuments, as a result we seek them out on our travels, (quite sad really). This one is worth a look during a walk of the wharf area, as it represents an extinct creature

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The big moa cannot be missed.. literally! It's right outside the wharf. Perfect for photos, and it's a famous extinct bird.

Thank amyz_world
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Approaching this huge bird and finding that it once was hunted to it's demise was disturbing. Yet this display was excellent in its presentation and placement. Glad these did not fly.

1  Thank archibold1770
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Moa is an extinct bird and skeletal remains have been found at many places in New Zealand. Take a photo of the statue and add it to your collection. Look out for the big Kiwi statue at the wharf as well!

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Interesting statue in the park. We had not seen one before so thought it interesting. Looks like a big ostrich

Thank donnyMiltonKeynes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Seem to be statues of Moa wherever we went so not a surprise to see this one. Well done though. Situated close to the harbour.

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The statue gives you a sense of how large the birds would have been. It is so disappointing it was humans that made them extinct.

1  Thank Richard W
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