Moeraki Boulders Driving Distances

How long will it take to drive to the Moeraki Boulders from anywhere else on the south island?

the moeraki boulders in New Zealand

If you’re setting out on a day trip to see the boulders, or just want to drop by on your way to somewhere else, it’s handy to know how long the drive can take and what else you can see along the way.

Driving distances and approximate travel times by road to the Moeraki Boulders from other popular New Zealand locations:

Note that all times are approximate and based on direct trips with normal traffic conditions.

From Oamaru 40km, 35 minutes
From Dunedin 75km, 1 hour
From Invercargill 280km, 3.5 hours
From Christchurch 285km, 4 hours
From Kaikoura 460km, 6 hours