Bluecliffs Beach (Rarakau) Watch for dolphins and whales

Bluecliffs Beach

This long stretch of undeveloped coastline is the starting point for the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track and South Coast Track.  Hector’s dolphins (pokohue) and Southern right whales (tohora) can sometimes be seen from the beach.

Bluecliffs Beach

Bluecliffs Beach

Access:

From Tuatapere, drive approximately 28 kilometres via Papatotara Road, following the signs to Bluecliffs Beach and the Rarakau car park (7 kilometres of this road are unsealed).

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