Destination guide

Artsy Oamaru will entice you

Take a vacation 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 vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Oamaru

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Oamaru

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

Where to stay around Oamaru, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 40 vacation rentals near Oamaru. From 32 house rentals to 6 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oamaru for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Oamaru?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Oamaru. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony: 55 vacation rentals
  • Whitestone Cheese Factory: 46 vacation rentals
  • Grainstore Gallery: 55 vacation rentals
  • Bushy Beach: 53 vacation rentals
  • North Otago Museum: 53 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Oamaru?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 32 Houses in Oamaru. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oamaru include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Oamaru?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 31 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Oamaru. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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