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Moeraki Boulders

| Moeraki Village, Oamaru, New Zealand
+64 3-439 4827
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Moeraki Boulders

On our way up to Oamaru for a weekend break we stopped off to see the Moeraki Boulders. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
karencookson
via mobile
Nature at its crazy best

These crazy spheres are well worth a trot along the beach. if you object to donating $2 to upkeep... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mayr0se
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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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The mystical Moeraki Boulders captured at dawn.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (141 reviews)
“car park” (126 reviews)
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| Moeraki Village, Oamaru, New Zealand
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+64 3-439 4827
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way up to Oamaru for a weekend break we stopped off to see the Moeraki Boulders. Definitely worth a stop off. The Boulders are interesting to see up close and there's a nice shop and cafe for refreshments.

Thank karencookson
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These crazy spheres are well worth a trot along the beach. if you object to donating $2 to upkeep of the nearby track then park further up the beach and walk down. Easy, take your pick.

Thank Mayr0se
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting break from travels, with the requisite cafe and souvenir shop. The boulders themselves are fascinating scenery and there is a track down to the beach but otherwise nothing fussy or touristy about the visit. Go into the town inself for a visit, and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning natural attraction made all the better by being able to get up and close and personal with them. Let’s hope visitors to these shores have enough decency to keep behaving with respect and that our children will be able to have the same wonderful...More

Thank TTW1969
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place to visit ! The scenery is unreal ! Great place to stop while travelling past , they have a cafe to have lunch at also and take a walk along the beach .

Thank AylaN_iToursntix
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant time climbing and exploring the boulders. Info centre is helpful and the beach is clean and beautiful. Definitely recommend

Thank WendySwainson
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I studied these bolder in geology in the uk and never expected to see them but they are unbelievable, created by wave action in our oceans, volcanic veins running through them and you get to see the crystal structure from the hot lava that created...More

Thank Dougholmes1965
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We all loved this surprise of a stop between Oamaru and Dunedin. A beautiful beach with interesting boulders - ideal for family photos, and wet feet!

Thank GeorgeHulbert
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to the Moeraki Boulders, they are pretty cool land formations and pretty amazing, easy walk from the carpark.

Thank Dunnersfireman64
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Hadn't been here since I was a little kid so I didn't really remember it but was worth stopping and having a wee play and taking a few photos

Thank Holly M
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AlaskaTictac
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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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
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vicky_fung
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
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