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Oamaru Travel Guide

Are you eager to book that ideal Oamaru trip? The team at Orbitz will link up your flight and hotel room bookings to save you money and hassle. So, what are the benefits of bundling? Package your airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences with us and you could easily save up to $369^! And more great news — if you don't know who to fly with or where you'll stay, our database has 500,000 accommodation options across the globe and 500 partner airlines. It's completely up to you! Our packages will help you put together that escape you've been daydreaming about. With endless possible options to combine all your travel requirements, all that's left to do is pack your bags and grab your passport!

Where is Oamaru?

So, you've heard on the grapevine that Oamaru is an awesome place to visit? Trying to remember where it is? Let us point you in the right direction. It's situated in Otago, 50 miles from Timaru. Like meeting the locals on vacation? This part of Otago boasts a population of around 13,000 people.

Places to Visit in Oamaru

Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony is a wonderful place to experience and help support the local wildlife. Talk to the dedicated experts about how they care for the space and the animals. Need some more options? There are many significant events that helped mold this area into what we see today. Take a look at the comprehensive exhibits at North Otago Museum. But that's not all there is! Even the most discerning art lovers will be delighted by the intriguing pieces on display at Forrester Gallery.

Car Rentals in Oamaru

See the region your own way by checking out car rentals in Oamaru with Orbitz. Start your engines and buckle up — it's time to hit the road! If you need a ride from Oamaru Airport, unfortunately, there aren't any car rental outlets at the terminal. You'll have to find other means of transportation to travel into the city, 10 miles away.

Where to stay in Oamaru – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz currently features 20 hotels in Oamaru. Book one of the best options so you can start planning the rest of your thrilling getaway. The Pen-y-bryn Lodge and Highway House B and B are fantastic hotels in this area.

Nearest Airports to Oamaru

If you're flying in to Oamaru, you'll likely be touching down at Oamaru Airport (OAM). Grab a bite to eat and get your bearings after disembarking your flight. This is the nearest airport, sitting 10 miles from the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Oamaru

Only 55 miles away from Oamaru is Port Chalmers. This area allows access to the impressive sight, Penguin Place. Want another reason to visit? Larnach Castle is also close at hand.

No Cancellation Fees

Whether you've changed your tune or your plans have gone off-course for another reason, we won't demand a fee if you need to cancel or alter your booking.^ As we can't speak for your chosen hotel or airline, it might be wise to contact them about their policies.

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