Things to do

Oamaru is fast becoming a place you have to see, Lonely Planet recently declared us to be New Zealand’s coolest town!

Here are a few things you could do while you stay, if you need an ideas just pop into reception for more information and maps!


The Oamaru Harbour

Our wee sheltered harbour is right on the doorstep with Friendly Bay and the fresh sea air.


Penguin Colony

Pop round the harbour to the penguin colony and enjoy a day tour or an evening viewing


Elephant Rocks

Explore these amazing limestone rocky outcrops – climbing adventures can be arranged also


Moeraki Boulders

Like giant stone marbles the mind will boggle as to how these came about


Local bike tracks

There are multiple tracks available from the reservoir to the cape!


Waitaki lakes daytrips

Check out these stunning manmade lakes along with the dams that formed them


Historic Precinct

Less than 300m from the holiday park is our Historic Precinct showcasing our Victorian architecture


Steampunk HQ

Only a short walk to a real Steampunk experience open every day with sci-fi art, movies, light and sound experiences and more!


Scotts Brewing Co.

Just a 1 min walk from the park is Scotts Brewing Co. Enjoy a taste of Oamarus finest brewed beer selection.


Good food

Oamaru is fast becoming a dining experience with award winning restaurants and plenty of choice.


Steampunk Playground

We have an amazing playground right next door which will keep the kids and those “young at heart” entertained for hours on end!


Cycle Trails

Info to come


Walking Tracks

Waitaki has a variety of walking tracks from forest walks to the Janet Frame walkway through the town and gardens – enquire at reception for more info and maps .


Oamaru Public Gardens

Opened in 1876 the Oamaru Public Gardens are a relaxing place to walk, rest, and play.


Forrester Art Gallery

The peaceful art gallery is in a fantastic Victorian building and is opened daily for art lovers or the curious.


North Otago Museum

Learn a bit more about the rich history of the Waitaki District at our local museum.


Oamaru Farmers Market

Every Sunday the local farmers market is held just 1 min walk away from the park.


Waitaki Valley

The valley is rich with farm life, the mighty Waitaki river (and dam system), wineries, and villages

Are you all ready to book? Then head over to our contact page now!