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Nice rocks

The rocks themselves are fascinating, there are a lot less than expected so heads up on that. Also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great photo fun

Found on a stunning beach these boulders brought out the creative streak of so many ready to catch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
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The mystical Moeraki Boulders captured at dawn.
| Moeraki Village, Oamaru, New Zealand
+64 3-439 4827
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All reviews low tide car park walk along the beach million years gift shop off the highway natural wonder donation box well worth the stop beautiful beach photo opportunity tour buses nice cafe eggs great stop the cliff nice walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found on a stunning beach these boulders brought out the creative streak of so many ready to catch their perfect photo. Fun for all ages. I enjoyed watching everyone having so much fun with these rounded boulders

Thank HMS67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting to look at but you can walk 20 minutes down the beach to find more that aren't signposted. Lots of tourists about taking pictures on top of them. Interesting for 2 minutes before humans naturally ruin the tranquility of the place. Definitely worth walking...More

Thank infinitewanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting site. Just by the edge of the water are lots of very large round boulders, about 4 to 5 feet in diameter. Some are in pieces and you can see the different materials which make up the boulders. They are...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is really nice and the boulders are a nice stop. Good scones in the cafe too. This is not a handicapped accessible place or a place I would recommend for people with mobility issues.

Thank NewYorkBuckwheat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a 4yr and a 8yr. They did not want to leave because of the beach, little rocks and shells (dont think they cared much about the boulders). We took many funny photos here. Its free and a must visit if driving pass this...More

Thank evak233
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A holiday in North Otago will be enhanced by a visit to these famous but puzzling boulders. Early morning or evening visits around sunset will yield spectacular photos with pink and blue skies reflected on the sand. The boulders themselves make stunning props for some...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rocks themselves are fascinating, there are a lot less than expected so heads up on that. Also if you're looking to just take photos you may have to wait a while as people climb them to have photos taken and the people are in...More

Thank ShellMoana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very special experience especially witnessing what mother nature can produce a spectacle such those near perfect round boulders stranded by the beach that took millennia to happen.

Thank lawc22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These things are huge! My wife is 5’8” , I have a photo of her standing next to one at it’s as tall as she is. Saw a few “cracked” open. Couldn’t tell what the rust colored interior lines at. If I didn’t know better...More

Thank damonj2010
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

To think these boulders are ‘born’ of the cliffs and left for the sea to devour is simply a wonderful creation of nature. They are huge stone ‘marbles’ and quite amazing!

Thank CarolHall525
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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.
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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