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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 boulders on a beautiful beach!

Amazing geological objects ... accessible through a short walk on the beach. The boulders are interesting particularly for those interested in geological phenomena ... and very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
akasturi
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Bangalore
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Rockingham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled across this destination on a road trip between Dunedin and Christchurch. I was awe inspired by mother nature and her capabilities. A beautiful piece of the east coast of New Zealand which made for some great photographic opportunities

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing geological objects ... accessible through a short walk on the beach. The boulders are interesting particularly for those interested in geological phenomena ... and very photo-opp for everyone :-) The beach is wonderful (we went in Aug when it is cold, so didn't get into the water ... but great in summer).

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Moeraki Boulders on a very cold Friday. Unfortunately the tide was in and a lot of them were in the water but what an amazing site. At first you think they must be man made how could anything be so perfect and so round but there was a broken one and it had such an interesting almost... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Kiwi friend recommended visiting the Boulders. What a fantastic sight, great for your pic cries and a little something out of the ordinary. One of them does look like the Death Star has crashed!! Very very cool!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into photography, the Moeraki Boulders are worth a drive to photograph. We went during the day, but I imagine the colours at different lights of the day would be fantastic. Take a look at some of the examples on Google. The problem is there were people everywhere, climbing all over them, which makes it hard to take... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real "off the wall" treat for you to photgraph your family and friends and pose with the large perfectly shaped round rocks. Good weather would help as it was a little windy and pretty cold when I stopped. Weather permitting it is a good place to break your journey and enjoy a walk on the beach and take in... More 

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Thank EddieC566
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are extremely cool boulders that appear to have grown up out of the sand. Well worth a visit and something unusual for the geologists amongst us. They look great whatever the weather, so go early to avoid crowds!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It amazed me how nature shapes the boulders over such a long time. A beach full of perfectly round shape boulders and beautiful view is definitely good for photo shooting.

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Thank Gan S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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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