Things to do

All things to do in Oamaru: by yourself or following tours. If you prefer to let others do their job while you sit back and relax, then taking a tour is a good option to see both the town and the surrounding region.

Oamaru steam train

Ever dreamt about New Zealand tours by steam train? Enjoy Oamaru’s history by hitching a ride on the Oamaru steam train when you travel to New Zealand. In the historic precinct of Oamaru, you will find a small vintage railway run by the Oamaru Steam and Rail society in the centre of the historic precinct.… Continue reading Oamaru steam train

Oamaru gardens

Enjoy beautiful flowers, waterfalls and even a fragrant garden in the Oamaru gardens during your travel to New Zealand. Oamaru Public Gardens The Oamaru Public Gardens were established in 1876, and are located at Thames Street in Oamaru. Entry is totally free and on top of that there is a playground, a bird aviary, a… Continue reading Oamaru gardens

List of Attractions

Oamaru is a relatively small town but there is a wide variety of main attractions both within the town centre or just a little further afield. An ideal sleep over city when you travel to New Zealand along the East Coast. A city to consider for those moving to New Zealand for retirement. Visit one… Continue reading List of Attractions

Oamaru Penguins

One of the must-see natural attractions when visiting New Zealand are the Oamaru penguins. Not many people who travel to New Zealand are aware that there are actually blue penguins and yellow-eyed penguins in Oamaru. The little blue penguins of Oamaru are the world’s smallest penguins and they are less than a foot high. This… Continue reading Oamaru Penguins