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“Walk on the Beach, Admire Nature” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Moeraki Boulders

Moeraki Boulders
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USD 216.24*
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Personalized Tour of Dunedin
Ranked #3 of 30 things to do in Oamaru
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The mystical Moeraki Boulders captured at dawn.
Edmonton, AB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Walk on the Beach, Admire Nature”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

Interesting free site and an easy beach walk. Did not like the people posing on boulders so you could not take good photos.

Visited February 2012
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Beautiful.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Natural, stunning, great on a sunny day but would expect it to be extra cold if the weather's no good.

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“Geology, History and Mystery, all of it beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Moeraki Boulders are a a short drive south of Oamaru in the direction of Dunedin. Clearly marked, easy access and parking. Once you get down there, they are amazing, as are the shorebirds.

Visited January 2012
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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“Like dinosaur eggs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

you will love this place unique to the world. If you are interested in geology and rock formations, or about especial places in the world, this is one of them. Very accessible from the road between Christchurch and Dunedin and with a beautiful beach and surroundings

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Langar, United Kingdom
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“Fascinating place to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

A short walk along the beach takes you to these weird looking boulders just lying on the beach. There are all sizes of boulders and even some that have split, showing the internal structure. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Check the tide timetable to ensure that the tide is out when you visit as access and taking photos may be a problem if the tide is in.

Visited February 2012
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