Moeraki Boulders Beach on the South Island

Calling all adventure lovers!  Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day off? Make sure to visit the famous Moeraki Boulders on the North Otago Coast. Located on Koekohe Beach, nestled between the towns of Moeraki and Hampden. These boulders are said to have been the result of Calcite concretions around 65 million years ago, and now each boulder weighs several tonnes.

Where can I find the Moeraki Boulders?

The site is easily located from all directions in New Zealand, from Dunedin the site can be reached from Dunedin via public transport routes.

The site is also highly relevant in ancient Maori legends, which are prominent in the area. It is said that the boulders were washed ashore by a great canoe, from a great landfall hundreds of years ago. The site is easily located from all different directions in New Zealand, from the state highway one, both North and South. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and visit the Moeraki Boulders!

  • Tours available.
  • Central location.
  • Amazing views.
  • Lots of local amenities.

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