Nature and conservation
Cape Wanbrow is a mix of volcanic and sedimentary rock features that are internationally significant. Pillow lava surge deposits and volcaniclastic sediments and breccias form steep cliffs with rocky platforms below.
Bushy Beach from viewing platform.
Turn off SH1 at the historic city centre of Oamaru. Follow Tyne Street south up to South Hill. Near the top of the hill turn right onto Bushy Beach Road and follow to the end.
Know before you go
To avoid disturbing the penguins, keep off the beach at all times from November to March. Adult penguins return to feed their young at any time of the day.
You may access the beach between 9 am and 3 pm. Penguins cross the beach before 9 am and after 3 pm.
There are no toilet facilities at Bushy Beach.