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Moeraki Boulders

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808cojo wrote a review Yesterday
Nelson, New Zealand74 contributions63 helpful votes
Not large boulders, but perfectly formed! The cafe by the car park provides tasty food with a million dollar view.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Fenchurch40 wrote a review Apr 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand68 contributions10 helpful votes
Parking is free at the DOC car park and then it’s an easy, flat walk along to the boulders, rather than paying at the cafe and having to use their steps. The boulders are worth a visit - especially to compare the weathered ones which are split open with the ones newly emerged ones.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Grant N wrote a review Apr 2021
Hastings, New Zealand1225 contributions184 helpful votes
Interesting formations - but worth a look at the banks as well - a lot of what appears to be mineral/ sap formations in the banks. The boulders are just as they appear - the most interesting are the ones that have cracked open with different formations inside. Worth a look - if you're there you have to go down to see them
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Leighton L wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand39 contributions8 helpful votes
A must stop and visit this unique collection of natural rock formations. Just a short walk from the cafe on the beach and well worth the photo opportunity. Only accessible around low tide but a real facinating piece of nature
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Scott Marks wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand266 contributions92 helpful votes
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When you turn off the road, DO NOT then follow the big signs and turn left, as that road will take you to a cafe/souvenir tourist trap that wants you to pay just to use their stairs down to the beach. INSTEAD drive straight down the road to a public and free access carpark, which is poorly signposted. It's about an extra 100m walk, but it's flat and easy. Make sure you go at low tide or there won't be much to see. The boulders also look particularly cool at sunrise or sunset when they cast shadows.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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