Omarama Clay Cliffs – Quailburn, New Zealand - Atlas Obscura

Omarama Clay Cliffs

Quailburn, New Zealand

Towering earthen formations that rise straight out of the ground in New Zealand . 

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The Omarama Clay Cliffs are enormous pinnacles of gravel and silt shaped by centuries of erosion, providing a glimpse into the region’s geological history.

Walking between the formations, visitors may feel like they’ve been transported to another planet. The backdrop of the Southern Alps makes for breathtaking views.

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This is located on private property, and there is a donation box at the entry gate requesting $5.

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