DISCOVER MOERAKI

Moeraki is a tranquil fishing village which was once used as a whaling station by early Europeans and is now home to a world-renowned restaurant, Fleurs Place.


The Millenium Walkway will guide you around the beautiful harbour and for a different view point head out to Katiki Historic Reserve where the engangered Yellow-Eyed Penguin can be seen along with the historic and still used lighthouse. The walkways at Katiki Point give you the most incredible view of the Pacific Ocean and down the coast towards Dunedin.


No trip to Moeraki would be complete without seeing the Moeraki Boulders – formed around 60 million years ago these concretions are scattered
along the foreshore.

WHAT TO DO

Fleurs Place

When British television chef and restaurateur Rick Stein was told he could choose to go anywhere in the world to write a travel article for English newspaper the Daily Mail, he chose Fleurs Place. Situated in the small seaside fishing village of Moeraki, Fleur’s specialty is fresh fish straight off

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Katiki Historic Reserve

A cape-top walk to take your breath away. This historic and still working lighthouse sits high above the Pacific Ocean and the walkway down to the coast where endangered Yellow-Eyed Penguins and Fur Seals can be viewed, is absolutely spectacular.

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Moeraki Boulders

These massive, spherical concretions, commonly known to locals as boulders, were formed around 60 million years ago and can be seen scattered along Koekohe Beach.

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Tavora Reserve

Walking Track Time : Approximately 1 hour No dogs allowed From SH1 in Palmerston, turn onto Tiverton St and carry on down onto Goodwood Rd. Wind your way along Goodwood Rd, until Bobby’s Head Rd, where you’ll find parking for Tavora Reserve. This reserve is managed by the Yellow Eyed Penguin

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Trotters Gorge

As well as offering camping, the DOC-managed Trotters Gorge is a beautiful reserve with fantastic walking tracks to caves, through pockets of native forest, streams and more. There are 3 walks to choose from.

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