Moeraki Boulders

Visit one of the most fascinating and popular attractions in the South Island.

It's just a short 5/10 minute walk along the beach from the public carpark or cafe patrons can access boulders via Moeraki Boulders Cafe/Restaurant.

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Visit the impressively large and spherical boulders scattered along Koekohe beach, near Moeraki Village.

The Moeraki Boulders are a group of large spherical stones scattered along Koekohe Beach near the fishing village of Moeraki, about 30 mins south of Oamaru.

These boulders are concretions that have, over many years of coastal erosion, been exposed from the coastal cliffs. You'll see that even today, boulders are still being eroded from the mudstone cliffs and will eventually end up on the beach.

The best time to visit is low tide.

Parking available at public carpark as marked on map (5/10 min beach walk) or at the cafe beach access is available to cafe patrons.

Turn off SH1 onto Moeraki Boulders Rd between Hampden and Moeraki.

Physical Address

Moeraki Boulders Road, off SH1