Oamaru Vacation Packages
Oamaru, in Otago, is a place that some 13,000 people call home.
Oamaru is situated 330 miles (531 kilometers) southwest of Wellington, the national capital, and 60 miles (97 kilometers) north of Dunedin.
The Oamaru area is a rich source of amazing stories and quirky facts; you’ll discover plenty within the rooms of these popular museums. Two of the area’s best attractions are the Janet Frame House and Woolstore Complex. Those on tight schedule, however, should not miss the North Otago Museum.
Escape the city by planning a trip to the area’s natural parks, such as Moeraki Boulders or Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony. These two nature havens are attractive places where you can check out the local flora and fauna.
Watch as the birds wheel overhead, throw a ball and enjoy some sunshine at the local beach known as Bushy Beach. This is the perfect place to visit if you have had enough touring. The beach is a serene stretch of coastline and well worth visiting.
Oamaru Gardens is among the most photographed parks and gardens around Oamaru. It is a tranquil oasis where visitors of all ages congregate to enjoy the fresh air and greenery.
In this artistic city you’ll find some remarkable exhibit spaces, including the Forrester Gallery, where art and history lovers can see local exhibits. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is the perfect place to enjoy the atmosphere and learn about the history of art.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the major sights the Oamaru area, make sure you pop over to the Totara Estate.