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Approx 9km north of Palmerston then turn right, off from SH1 following a local road toward the sea, then you find the Lookout, and if continued at the end there is seal colony. Much less tourists, compared than much more famous Moeraki Boulders at the...More
Oh...it's not what you think :) Read about this place and decided to check it out enroute from Palmerstone to Moeraki. Luck was on our side as we caught sight of a few seals which were sleeping except for one which was oblivious to our...More
Having just left Moeraki boulders which left us rather disappointed as we couldn't get neat the boulders because of the bus loads of people, it was so great to find Shag Point. At the end of the road we came across this wonderful bit of...More
The road to this place is very narrow. Drive till the end of the road. It was raining when i visited this place. Hence i couldnt step out, but i could see seals at close sitting in my car. The view is good.
If your interested in the wildlife of New Zealand,and you want to see Fur Seals this is an excellent spot. The area is easily accessible,with the seals being on occasion fairly close. We saw at least one hundred seals lying out on the rocks in...More
It is at the end of the Shag Point Road, with a small portion of gravel road. The view is magnificent, quiet, most likely you will get to have the whole place to yourself as there's not much tourists know about this place.