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Address: Moeraki Village, Oamaru, New Zealand
Phone Number: 034394827
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The mystical Moeraki Boulders captured at dawn.

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Amazing nature

Great little walk on the beach, amazing rocks, natures surprise. Great spot to stop & rest, good coffee as well at the cafe

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great little walk on the beach, amazing rocks, natures surprise. Great spot to stop & rest, good coffee as well at the cafe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These great geologic features called septarian concretions are on Koekohe Beach. It is a spectacular sight with the boulders scattered either in isolated splendor or grouped in clusters. What more could you ask for when traveling up the East coast of the South Island. Take the time to walk down among the Boulders and enjoy the surf. Nice cafe and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was the best place to go in NZ and do go in the evening for the great sunset yellow/orangey skies. Great and fantastic place. The boulders was spectacular.

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must visit when in the Oamaru area! I remember visiting these bolders when I was a kid. It was really great taking my kids there this time.

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calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These boulders are really cool, if you sit and ponder how they were made it is mind boggling. They are like nothing I've seen before. They were spread out along the beach so it made for lovely walk. There were a couple routes down to the beach. The one we took had a ramp down to stairs to the beach,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been trying to visit the Moeraki Boulders for a long time and finally was able to do that today. They are absolutely amazing. And even though the tide comes and goes, they keep their cool smooth, rounded shapes. Also in the area are boulders with what looks like a wall of defence around them - weird. The only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These are some rocks at the shore line. No doubt they are unique and cannot be found any where. It's a wonder how these round rocks ended up on the beach. But really, that is all to it. I do not feel this is worth the effort to visit specially just to see the round rocks on the shore. If... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You probably won't see anything like these in the world, so worth the visit. We were there in June and it was very windy and pretty cold, but hardly any tourists so it was good. There is a free public carpark with toilets, so don't bother going to where the cafe is if you don't want to pay parking ffees.... More 

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Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to access. Seeing the boulders was amazing. My girls even fit into some of them. We were alone on the beach and could take amazing photos.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we just admired the views, posed for photos with the boulders, and had a good time watching the waves.

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