Clay Cliff, Omarama

(4.2/5 based on 160 reviews on the web)
Meander through the striking geological formations at Clay Cliff, where sharp pinnacles and ridges shoot up, separated by deep ravines. Learn how the gravel and silt formations were created through erosion caused by melting glaciers. You can drive, hike, or take ATVs to the attraction, but many visitors recommend walking to get the best views. Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring plenty of water, and walk as far in as possible for the best experience. Arrange your visit to Clay Cliff and discover more family-friendly attractions in Omarama using our Omarama trip builder.
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  • First of all before I start make sure your car is capable. It is a rumble track road so it is a very bumpy road i had a bit of aniexty before we started and when we were driving but we're from Christc...  more »
  • Horde off the beaten track and hordes of tourists, nice stroll in the middle of these clay cliffs. A must see!
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  • Daunting washboard of a road to get there, but worth persisting. Just don't try to climb up the left side unless you're very good at making you way down on an uncertain surface. Excellent photo ops fr...  more »
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  • Amazing cliffs with tracks leading into the belly of them. Respect the land as you will be on private property, however you'll have ample opportunity to take in the magnificence of the landscape. If you're keen, you can make your way down to the stream for some stone skimming or just to take it all in.
  • Great place visit. If you are feeling adventurous, follow the path all the way to the cliffs, then through them to the end. The last 20 odd metres of the path inside the cliffs are quite steep and slippery loose rock! Also... Do yourself a favour and turn track towards the river, get lost and try to find a nice spot to sit next to the running river . Respect the site and private property at all times though!
  • Something different and off the beaten track. No idea if these are natural or man-made, but they are pretty to look at. The river nearby is pretty, but was freezing cold when I dipped my hand in despite it being a hot day. The road is just a simple gravel track, so very bumpy and dusty, gives your suspension a good workout. Probably best to avoid it if you're worried about getting your car dirty.
  • Not so popular, but good view tho. Driving there was a bit pain, because the road is not so good. Took me about 20mins after state high way.
  • This nature remarkableness is creates only of stones and sand. It doesn´t seem, that it is too stable. There is a fee.