Katiki Point Lighthouse, Moeraki

Visit the southern point of Moeraki Peninsula at Katiki Point Lighthouse, home to fur seals and yellow-eyed penguins. Take a tour of the historical lighthouse that dates from 1878 and enjoy the magnificent coastal views. Enter a reserve and view a breeding site for yellow-eyed penguins from a bird hide, where you can observe with disturbing the animals. Remember to keep noise to a minimum and remain off the beach. Keep your eyes peeled for native fur seals, too, which laze on rocky platforms around the coast. If you go to fish, be sure to use the designated coastal access point. Put Katiki Point Lighthouse into our Moeraki road trip planning site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Moeraki.
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  • Historic wooden light 58m above the pacific. Erected to keep seafarers safe getting into Dunedin. love the atmosphere around these places  more »
  • Went up there early morning to see the penguins but unfortunately did not see them got to see some Seals. Great views  more »
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  • Beautiful old lighthouse. Lovely walk down to the seals (didn't see any penguins). Easy hill walk for all ages. Small to medium sized carpark, and there's a long drop toilet 5 meters along the walking track.
  • A beautiful old wooden lighthouse accessible by a short walk over uneven ground so probably difficult for wheelchair access. This place is a must for photographers to get an iconic lighthouse photograph. Cheers
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