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Oamaru Tourist Attractions & Information

Tourist Information and links to local attractions
We aim to present to the Visitor, whether it is to Oamaru Online or as a Visitor to Oamaru itself, an interesting insight to this Unique Town, it's History and the Character of the Region it serves, and truly hope to give the web site visitor an impression of the district.

Historical Oamaru Attractions
Oamaru Historic  Precinct
Historical Precinct, and the many interesting businesses that create the 1900's atmosphere here.

Totara Estate
Origin of the meat freezing industry in New Zealand. Fascinating Museum and collection.

Totara Estate Historic Places Trust - Click to Enter

Woolstore Complex
The Woolstore Complex incorporates several small business's and cafe.

The Red Sheds
The Red Sheds house several craftsmen practicing traditional crafts.

Coppice Crafts
Bill Blairs traditional woodworking workshop at the Red Sheds.

Oamaru Steam Train
Runs holidays and weekends for details contact: Mr Boutherway 434 5044

Promotions Graham Clark
5 Avon Street
434 5634

Oamaru's Victorian Heritage Week
To be held November 15th - 19th November 2006

Held November Each Year the Oamaru Victorian Heritage celebrations take place over 4 days.

Forrester Art Gallery

Phone 434 1653           Fax 434 1654

North Otago Museum

Phone 434 1652
Web site

Moeraki Boulders
Pictures of the Moeraki Boulders including the boulders emerging, and explanations as to the boulders formation.
Moeraki Boulders Restaurant and tours.

Click Here for Pictures of the Boulders

Takaro Park & Aquatic Centre
Severn Street Oamaru

Phone 434 9940

Parkside Limestone Quarry - Origin of Oamaru Stone
Airedale Road Weston
Phone 0-3-4331134
Fax     0-3-4331135
Click Here for Parkside Quarries  The Home of Oamaru Stone
Click above to Visit our Website

New Zealand Oamaru Stone Live Art 2002 - Click to Enter
Held FEBRUARY on bi-anual basis - Next 2008
Click here for Details

Golf Clubs
List of North Otago Golf Clubs.

Ski fields within easy reach of Oamaru and the Waitaki Valley.

Walks / Parks
Graves Walkway (sometimes closed)
Graves Walkway Graves Walkway Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve, Oamaru Oamaru coastal walk visiting penguin colonies. car park Blue Penguin Colony Waterfront Road Oamaru ½ hr yellow eyed penguin viewing hide Cape Wanbrow near Bushy Beach Road.
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A List of Beautiful Gardens to Visit in the Oamaru Area
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Oamaru Visitor Information Centre
1 Thames St Oamaru
0-3-434 1656
fax 434 1657
The Oamaru Visitor Information Centre have their own Official Web Site.

Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust
2 Harbour Street
434 5385
Historical Oamaru  WebSite

The Waitaki Valley.

Find out a little about the beautiful Waitaki Valley, the Hydro Electric Power Generation Scheme and the Lakes created by it. Fishing, Hunting, Water Skiing, Boating and sailing are all popular and almost year round recreational activities. There is Skiing available in the area in the Winter.
    .Click the fish.        ..

Oamaru has many interesting places to visit. The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony can be viewed nightly. Visit their Website and find out about visiting the Colony and seeing these creatures arriving home from the sea.
Oamaru Blue Penguins Colony
New Website now with Web Cams ...........Click Here to Enter Blue Penguin's Website

Find out what you can do and see around Oamaru

Visitor information for local Bus Services, Tours and Taxi companies.

Check to see the current phase of the moon and check the phase of the moon at anytime in the past or future with these virtual reality moon phase pictures. This site is provided by the US military, so when you view this, don't forget we are in the southern hemisphere, and the view will be inverted.    click here

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