Whitestone City

8 Harbour Street

Whitestone City is a Victorian Heritage centre where you can explore the rich history of Oamaru and all of it's characters. It is interactive and fun!

1 Thames St, Oamaru

For comprehensive, up-to-date information & a New Zealand-wide booking service for activities, attractions, accommodation and transport.


Phone: 03 434 1656

2 Waterfront Rd, Harbour Area, Oamaru

See the world's smallest penguins, in their natural environment - up close in their nest boxes during the day, or swimming in from sea and walking into the colony during the evening.


Phone: 03 433 1195

Tyne St, Harbour Area, Oamaru

Visit the Farmers' Market every Sunday between 9.30am & 1pm to meet the growers, farmers & producers of the best seasonal produce the Waitaki region has to offer.

Itchen St, Oamaru

Take a journey back in time, and enjoy train travel the way it used to be, with Oamaru Steam and Rail. Also available for charters. Trains depart from 11:00am on Sunday running days.


Phone: 027 277 4678

4 Wansbeck St, Oamaru

The ultimate in penguin viewing tours. See the rare Yellow Eyed Penguin & the Little Blue Penguin in their natural habitat. A number of tour options to suit your length of stay in Oamaru

1 Wansbeck St, Oamaru

Naturally brewed premium craft beer made in Oamaru. Group tours, beer tastings, takeaway tap beers and a brew bar!


Phone: 03 434 2244


1 Itchen St, Oamaru

New Zealand's premiere Steampunk experience! New gallery NOW OPEN featuring bronze sculptures and paintings.

The Woolstore Complex, Harbour St

Heritage costume portraits, passport photos, family portraits and weddings.

(Closed Mon and Sat).

The A2O Cycle Trail is truly one of New Zealand's great rides! Over 300km starting from Aoraki/Mt Cook & finishing at Oamaru Harbour. Allow 4-6 days for the entire ride or try out a day excursion

9 Thames St, Oamaru

A unique interplay of art and architecture within a stunning 1884 Whitestone former bank.


Phone: 03 433 0853

Friendly Bay Boat Society

27 Tyne St, Oamaru

Boating and harbour enthusiasts who organise events on the harbour and provide a display of boats & maritime artifacts - open on weekends.

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2 Harbour Street,

Victorian Precinct.

Oamaru, 9400

New Zealand



Mark Smith

Operations Manager



Phone: +64 3 434 5385


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