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Moeraki Boulders

| Moeraki Village, Oamaru, New Zealand
+64 3-439 4827
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The mystical Moeraki Boulders captured at dawn.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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| Moeraki Village, Oamaru, New Zealand
+64 3-439 4827
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have the chance, please take half an hour to go and see these boulders. They're absolutely amazing. They honestly look like fossilized dragon's eggs, or something created by the props department on 'Game of Thrones'. Admission is not formally managed, but a sign...More

Thank Sielah
Reviewed 3 days ago

First time we had seen this natural wonder. Beach is easy to get down too and the boulders are partially made of quarts and in a varying aray of decomposition. Very interesting to see the stone structure.

Thank Ross S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is truly a sight to behold, with history in every boulder. Be sure to read about the origins of the boulders before arriving so you'd get to appreciate them better. Also, if you parked at Boulder's beach access road, be sure to come...More

Thank Carlo L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nothing too spectacular but worth the walk easy to find and only a short stroll along the beach. Next stop Oamaru

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were afraid we would miss the opportunity to see these but fate was on our side. I wasn't too sure what to expect but found the boulders interesting, looking closely to see how they were formed. Ideas of dinosaur and dragon eggs, the shape...More

Thank Shayne P
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are amazing. It is amazing how many there are and you can walk around them, sit on them, admire them. It is a must to visit when in Moeraki.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great natural wonder of New Zealand! Free and easy to get too! Fantastic and awesome! Located just out of Dunedin and on the way to Christchurch

Thank KobeBryant8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boulders are definitely worth a visit, but don't expect too much : they are, on fact, just boulders. But it's not a complete waste of time.

Thank NirljaEldar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to stop over. Nice cafe. Good shop to browse. Lovely beach. Recommend to travellers who need a break.

Thank Rhona S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strange natural rock formation. Well worth seeing. Nice beach with easy access. suggest seeing early morning or late afternoon. We happened to be there when two tour buses turned up. Imagine it would be quite spiritual when no one around. Oddly, the lady in the...More

Thank PS2290
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31 May 2017|
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Response from i_got_travel_fever | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the buses, but if you can rent a car for the day, that's definitely a good option for this attraction: easy drive, coastal views, be at your own pace.
Joe A
6 October 2016|
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Response from sandra k | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you are landing and how much time you have. Christchurch is a must see & do, so is Auckland. Each island has so much to experience. If i lived closer i would go back and just concentrate on 1 island at a... More
26 February 2015|
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Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is - there is a 3 to 4 hour tour - check out awesometours website in New Zealand and look at tours, then day-tours. Had to put it like this because Tripadvisor will not allow HTML or website links in answers. Hope... More