Avenue Motel

If you travel to New Zealand in the Waitaki and Otago area, and in need of affordable accommodation, Avenue Motel is located not too far from Oamaru town. There are 10 rooms available all in all, and they are all located in ground units. This Oamaru motel is very convenient as you can just park… Continue reading Avenue Motel

Colonial Lodge Motel

The Colonial Lodge Motel Oamaru is located along the Thames Highway, and is close to the penguin colony conservation centre and Oamaru’s historic centre. There are 10 ground floor units and you can just park your car or vehicle in front of your unit. The Colonial Lodge Motel Oamaru units are all serviced daily and… Continue reading Colonial Lodge Motel

Armada Motor Inn

Enjoy your travel to New Zealand with a stop in the Armada Motor Inn Oamaru. Motels in New Zealand are more often than not well-kept, clean and well equipped with kitchen facilities. In Oamaru one of town’s largest motel complex, the Armada Motor Inn Oamaru has 27 units that include a honeymoon suite and smoke… Continue reading Armada Motor Inn

Pen y Bryn Lodge Oamaru

If you are looking for a classy and stylish hotel to stay in when you travel to New Zealand, you really can’t go wrong with Pen-y-Bryn Lodge Oamaru. This is a luxury boutique hotel that encompasses fine rooms (all five of it), unsurpassed hospitality and elegant living all at once. This beautiful hotel is located… Continue reading Pen y Bryn Lodge Oamaru

Midway Motel

Midway Motel Oamaru is located close to Oamaru city centre – about 2 minute walk away. As such, it is within easy reach to most of the main attractions in town like the historic area, the blue penguin colony and Oamaru’s museum. Don’t simply eat at the Chinese restaurant opposite, just go into town and… Continue reading Midway Motel

Burnside Homestead

Burnside Homestead Oamaru is a premium B&B country lodge and is ideal for visitors who travel to New Zealand to look for a truly historic experience. This nearby Oamaru bed and breakfast is located about 16km from Oamaru in the North Otaga heartland of Waiareka Valley. An ideal stop for a New Zealand self drive… Continue reading Burnside Homestead

Alpine Motel

Alpine Motel Oamaru is very conveniently located near to the town centre, historic precinct and harbor. It is also within walking distance to attractions like the Waitaki Aquatic Centre, Museum and Public Gardens. So if you are not keen on driving around to get from one place to another, this motel would be ideal. The… Continue reading Alpine Motel

Eden Lodge

Staying in a bed and breakfast establishment like Eden Lodge Oamaru will enable you to mingle with the locals and get first hand tips on where to eat and what to see. Eden Lodge Oamaru is a pretty looking historic town house that is located only a block away from the main shopping area of… Continue reading Eden Lodge

Oamaru Hotels

Enjoy a great stay and all comforts in one of these 2 Victorian Oamaru hotels. There are various choices of accommodation in Oamaru and they range from hotels, motels, Bed and Breakfast and hostels. For budget travelers, you may find that almost all of the low cost accommodation like motels and hostels are very well… Continue reading Oamaru Hotels

Kingsgate Hotel Brydone

Enjoy your stay in the Kingsgate Hotel Brydone : the oldest and largest hotel in Oamaru, managed by the Millenium Hotel and Resorts. This historic building is located in the central business area. They have 4 types of rooms available – standard, superior, superior plus and junior suites.   The superior plus and junior suites… Continue reading Kingsgate Hotel Brydone

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

Blue penguins colony

One of the must-see attractions of your New Zealand vacation are the Oamaru blue penguins. The Oamaru penguins colony is located within walking distance from the historic town centre near the harbor. Colony size The number of blue penguins you can see in Oamaru depends on the season: the best time to view penguins would… Continue reading Blue penguins colony