Moeraki Boulders

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1811027Scott
Auckland, New Zealand168 contributions
Apr 2022
Natural beauty at its finest, on a clear day with blue sky and calm ocean very worth the walk along the beach. Interesting boulders which make for wonderful photos
Written 30 April 2022
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brendafrost
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions
Apr 2022
A short little walk from the carpark to the beach to see these interesting boulders which just sit in the sand. especially at low tide but can be seen still at high tide.. Good for photo opportunities
Written 26 April 2022
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Sus1952
Palmerston North, New Zealand2,047 contributions
Feb 2022
Do make sure that you visit the Moeraki Boulders at low tide toes them properly otherwise they might be submerged.It pays to walk down past the cafe and come back via the wooded pathway. The boulders are certainly spectacular and really good to photograph.
Written 1 March 2022
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BevTonyAuckland
Auckland, New Zealand116 contributions
Feb 2022
We were surprised to be asked to pay to see the small boulders on the beach but it was a pleasant walk,
Surprised that there are no public toilets available for such a large carpark although there are toilets for those visiting the cafe
Written 22 February 2022
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gregcr
Christchurch, New Zealand24 contributions
Feb 2022
Just stop and see for yourselves. I have driven this road for many years without taking the time to stop. It is a must the Boulders and the village are what beautiful NZ is all about.
Written 21 February 2022
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Katie M
Wellington, New Zealand32 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
The boulders looked amazing on beach during low tide. We could easily walk to them in 3 minutes from the carpark.
It was a shame that the gift shop was not adhering to current rules re Covid and several people inside were not wearing masks. That was disappointing after seeing the boulders.
Written 6 January 2022
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Lathkill
Auckland Central, New Zealand1,090 contributions
Dec 2021
Nice walk on the beach to see an interesting geology feature. Maybe disappointing at low tide when dry.
Written 2 January 2022
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Bbb128
11 contributions
Oct 2021
As the title says, it’s some boulders on a beach. We parked at the doc car park rather than the gift shop. My family had a nice walk down the beach and took some photos. If we’d gone to the gift shop we’d have had to climb some stairs to the boulders, which for us would have been less fun.
Written 17 October 2021
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KiwiKerry53
Wellington, New Zealand4,579 contributions
Jul 2021
Moeraki Boulders is one of those most do's when you're in the area. About 30 years since I visited them, this trip was about 3 of us and covering more remote places and places one or some of us hadn't visited before.
We had an early start from Oamaru, to ensure we got to closer to low tide than high.
It was a stunning morning for a wander down the beach, encountering only 1 other couple as we went. While the country is struggling without tourism is a wonderful time for Kiwis to explore their own back yard without the crowds.
The unplanned highlight for us was we wangled sunrise here as well. It really was a spectacular sight - and no they're not big, they're just awesome.
Written 26 August 2021
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gtlegacy2015
Wellington, New Zealand211 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
Park at the DOC Carpark rather than the tourist cafe, and walk along the beach to the boulders.

I had expected larger ones, but these are perfectly formed.
Written 30 June 2021
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