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Big birds

Wow, if this is the size of one of these, they are bloody huge. Nice photo op if you are going past.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ginges_revenge
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neat statue

a neat statue, its tall and dramatic to look at, it was easy to walk to/ go past and see as part of... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

a neat statue, its tall and dramatic to look at, it was easy to walk to/ go past and see as part of a quick walk around Queenstown

Thank MichelleJ3260
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would not go over my way but it's right on the lake esplanade, so you can't miss it. Is large but we walked past it for a couple days and didn't even notice it as it's bronze in color and right next to a...More

Thank Sherry J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool, and big. Its a Moa Statue, theres not really much else to write about it, just a big, moa, statue.

Thank grace c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, if this is the size of one of these, they are bloody huge. Nice photo op if you are going past.

Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Had an amazing stay here in QT.. People are the most friendly I have met yet in New Zealand. The views and scenery everywhere is just spectacular. Lovely walks with cafes and bars along the waters edge and of course the Moa statue.

Thank Pussycatmafia
Reviewed 15 July 2018

You have to get a photo with the Moa to see how huge they were- make the Emu and Ostrich look like chooks

Thank Bellsie17
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is just a normal statue of the NZ extinct bird, you don’t need to come down for it on a special purpose. You can just have a look at it when you come close to the shopping centre or to do some water sports...More

Thank Sai H
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Moa is an extinct bird of NZ. The statue is about the same size of real Moa. It is related to kiwi genetically. The statue is near the wharf.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

It's a statue of a "lifesize" moa bird, what more can I say. I think it's ugly and it might even be to big to be lifesized, the ones in te papa, museum in Wellington were much smaller. But there might also have been different...More

Thank Scenic763757
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Nice to see how giant these birds have been and compare your own height to it. Yes I do admit taking pictures of/and with this statue. On another tour we found out some information about the Moa bird and that people had hunted the bird...More

Thank Minna K
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