04 Jun 2020

Searching for Seals at Shag Point, Coastal Otago

There are plenty of places in New Zealand where you can see seals or sea lions, and one of the best (and easiest) to visit is Shag Point. It’s a five-minute detour from the main road between Dunedin and Oamaru and you will only need to walk for a minute

01 Jun 2020

Hiking the Tavora Reserve Track, Coastal Otago

There are so many options for places to stop between Dunedin and Oamaru, and I’m going to tell you why the Tavora Reserve should be one of them! Roughly halfway between Dunedin and Oamaru, the Tavora Reserve Track takes you to a long stretch of beach and then up to

16 Aug 2019

Waikouaiti Beach / The Matanaka Farm Buildings, Coastal Otago

There are heaps of places to stop on the short drive between Dunedin and Oamaru, and Waikouaiti Beach and the nearby Matanaka Farm Buildings is one of the best. Keep reading for more information about these little-visited gems in Coastal Otago. Waikouaiti Beach You’ll pass through the small, nondescript town

Sunrise at Moeraki Boulders, Coastal Otago, New Zealand
12 Aug 2019

Moeraki Boulders, Coastal Otago

One of the most unique beaches in New Zealand is found on the scenic stretch of road between Dunedin and Oamaru. Koekohe Beach, which hosts the surreal Moeraki Boulders, is an interesting place to stop and a visit doesn’t have to take long at all. It’s a special piece of

The best things to do in Moeraki, New Zealand
10 Aug 2017

The Best Things to Do in Moeraki

Moeraki, a sleepy seaside village an hour’s drive from Dunedin, is best known for its surreal set of beach boulders. The Moeraki Boulders are a couple of kilometres from the village and attract heaps of tourists, and most of them skip the village and surrounding attractions. There are a few