Destination guide

Arty Oamaru will entice you

Take a holiday to Oamaru and enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and history. Renowned for its cheese shops, shark watching and wineries, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oamaru

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Oamaru is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oamaru Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Oamaru Harbour (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Bushy Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Hampden Beach (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Elephant Rocks (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Oamaru

Fly into Oamaru (OAM), the closest airport, located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Oamaru?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 40 holiday rentals near Oamaru. From 33 Houses to 5 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oamaru for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oamaru?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Oamaru. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Woolstore Complex: 52 holiday rentals
  • Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony: 52 holiday rentals
  • Blue-Penguin Colony: 52 holiday rentals
  • Grainstore Gallery: 52 holiday rentals
  • North Otago Museum: 50 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oamaru listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Oamaru?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 33 Houses in Oamaru. Our other popular types of Oamaru holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 5 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Oamaru?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 30 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Oamaru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.