Moeraki has many activities and attractions, with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenalin-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Moeraki.
Katiki Point is the southern point of Moeraki Peninsula. Visit to view the historic Katiki Point Lighthouse, Te Raka a Hineatea Pa site, yellow-eyed penguins, and fur seals amongst other marine wildlife. From this point you can take in commanding ocean and coastal views.
The Moeraki Boulders are a group of large spherical "stones" on Koekohe Beach near Moeraki. The boulders are one of the most fascinating and popular attractions in the South Island. Some of the boulders weigh several tonnes and the largest ones can be over 2 metres wide!
Otago Central Rail Trail
New Zealand's Original Great Ride offers some of the best cycling in New Zealand. Open all year round. Ride without traffic, under Central Otago's big skies surrounded by amazing landscapes and steeped in "Southern Hospitality".
Trotters Gorge Reserve
Discover river-sculpted caves or great views out to sea, as well as see and hear many of New Zealand's bush birds, on the bush tracks through Trotters Gorge Reserve.
Golden Point Historic Reserve
Explore remains from gold-mining days at Golden Point Historic Reserve – discover the only complete stamper battery to survive on site and still be in working order.
Oamaru Steampunk & Victorian Precinct
Oamaru's Victorian Precinct is a busy hub filled with shops, galleries, cafés, bars and restaurants, museums, a brewery, a steam train, plenty of fun activities and curious Steampunk-inspired attractions including a Steampunk playground!
- Fishing charters – a great day out
- Millenium Walkway
- Golf (the nearest course is at Palmerston 15 mins away)
- Kaiks to explore (small holiday settlements)
- Boatramp available for private use
- Lighthouse (8 mins by car)
- Moeraki Boulders (nice stroll up the beach)
Fleurs Place is a restaurant, café and bar right on the waterfront at the old jetty. Their specialty is fresh fish straight from Moeraki Bay fishing boats. The restaurant was established on an early whaling station site in 2002 and is built from gathered collectables and demolition materials from all over New Zealand.
Moeraki Tavern offers the perfect place to unwind and take in the beauty that the scenic town of Moeraki has to offer. Relax with uninterrupted ocean views while enjoying some of the classic dishes from the restaurant. Their juicy ribeye steak, Moeraki seafood chowder and blue cod are all crowd favourites.