Clay Cliff, Omarama
(3.9/5 based on 130+ 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.
Create a full Omarama itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Omarama

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Omarama by other users

4 days in Oamaru & Omarama BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Omarama BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 42 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in South Island BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, culture, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in South Island BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • For $5 a car (not policed but hopefully people do the right thing) really nice walk. Very pretty formations that you can walk up to and inbatween. 
  • This attraction is a hit out of the way but well worth it. The entrance fee is on the honour system but it is only $5. The cliffs are so distinctive and irregular and the way the light hits them makes...  more »
  • This is a fascinating feature. Car ride and then walk amongst these amazing cliffs. I didn't expect it to be as good as it is.