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Review of Moeraki Boulders

Moeraki Boulders
Ranked #6 of 36 things to do in Oamaru
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The mystical Moeraki Boulders captured at dawn.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Don't miss this fab natural visitor attraction if you're heading past on the state highway from Dunedin to Christchurch but check the tide times first & aim for low tide for best views. We spent a fun hour here taking some awesome photos of the boulders & our kids 'hatching' from them. The cafe has a great range of delicious food with very friendly & helpful staff & the coffee is fab! We will be stopping here again on our next trip down the coast for sure.

Thank Stony6
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Sadly not the peaceful and beautiful place I remember on my previous visits over the years. You used to be the ony one on the beach. Now full of tourist buses and near misses with vehicles driving down the access road. Am glad I have the memories of the “old days” visiting this site. Hopefuly you will be lucky enough to find a quiet day to visit to truely experience this site

Thank donna b
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Go at low tide for best opportunity to see boulders. Can be busy so hard to get good photos but nice beach for a long walk.

Thank Emski22
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

My kids love this place. Make sure to have towels to clean them down, they'll covered in sand and salt water as they jump from boulder to boulder. Have a camera and bare feet and you'll have a great time enjoying nature at it's finest. Best to go at low tide. There are two car parks, one via the cafe that asks for a donation (not required) and one just a carpark.

Thank Traci S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We arrived just after sunrise which gave some awesome views and atmosphere. Good parking and access to the beach, not wheelchair friendly and may be difficult for those with walking issues due to slope of walkway

Thank bellaQld
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