Waitaki Attractions

Looking for things to do in Waitaki? Make sure you experience some of these activities.

Moeraki Boulders, Otago, Waitaki

By Gouldy99

Moeraki Boulders, Dunedin - Coastal Otago

Drive towards the historical township of Oamaru and discover amazing sights along the way.

  • Ride a horse around the paddocks at Springbank Farm in Palmerston.
  • Marvel at the perfect roundness of the mysterious Moeraki boulders.
  • Dine on fresh seafood straight from the boats at Moeraki's fishing village.
  • Buy fish and chips for a beach picnic at Hampden.
  • View the largest collection of Maori rock art in New Zealand at Te Ana Maori Rock Art Centre
  • Cycle a section of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail. 
  • Soak in the scenery in a private hot tub at Hot Tubs Oamaru. 
  • View the penguins coming ashore at dusk at the Oamaru Blue Penguin colony.
  • Explore the beginnings of New Zealand's farming industry at historic Totara Estate.
  • Admire Oamaru's historic stone architecture - many buildings feature Oamaru whitestone, a form of limestone.
  • Wander through Oamaru's historic harbour precinct; experience a collection of Victorian era markets and stores.
  • Visit Ladybird Hill, the highest winery in the country, where you can also catch your own salmon or dine at the onsite restaurant.
  • Go gliding in Omarama, visit the hot tubs and the Clay Cliffs
  • Take a step into prehistoric New Zealand at the Vanished World Centre and fossil trails in Duntroon.
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