Oamaru is a nice harbour town centrally located on the South Island’s east coast 3 hours south of Christchurch or 90 minutes north of Dunedin. It is surrounded by stunning natural beauty and with some of New Zealand’s best 19th century architecture. Explore the town’s museums, shops and galleries, oldest public gardens, two penguin colonies and many walking and cycling trails. It’s a small town where you could experience nature at its best.
TIP: Sample some cheese platter at the local cheese factory.