Vacation rentals in Oamaru

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Popular amenities for Oamaru vacation rentals

Stay near Oamaru's top sights

Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony41 locals recommend
Steampunk HQ32 locals recommend
McDonald's Oamaru3 locals recommend
Fat Sally's Pub & Restaurant19 locals recommend
Countdown Oamaru10 locals recommend
Oamaru Public Gardens14 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Oamaru

  • Total rentals

    120 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    16K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    60 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    10 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    20 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Oamaru?

    Oamaru has a temperate climate, characterized by mild, wet winters with temperatures around 10°C (50°F) and drier summers with highs reaching up to 25°C (77°F). Despite this, weather can fluctuate, so packing layers is a smart choice.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Oamaru?

    In Oamaru, you can delve into history at the Victorian precinct, explore the Oamaru Public Gardens, encounter the little blue penguins at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, or marvel at the unusual artworks at the Steampunk HQ Museum.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Oamaru?

    Many people favor visiting Oamaru in the warmer months of November to March. During this time, you can experience local events such as the Victorian Heritage Celebrations in November and the Oamaru Wine and Food Festival in February.

  • What are the best places to stay in Oamaru?

    The most frequented areas to stay in Oamaru are the city center, where many historical landmarks are located, North Oamaru for its coastal views, or South Hill for a quieter, residential atmosphere.

  • What are the best places to visit in Oamaru?

    Popular places to visit in Oamaru include the Victorian Precinct, the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, Waitaki Whitestone Geopark, and the Forrester Gallery. The Steampunk HQ Museum is also a frequently suggested venue for art enthusiasts.

  • What are some hiking trails in Oamaru?

    The Cape Wanbrow Track is a local favorite in Oamaru, offering panoramic views of the coast. The Oamaru Creek and Gardens Walk is a more relaxed trail that winds through the town's beautiful garden landscapes.

  • What are some family activities to do in Oamaru?

    For family-friendly fun in Oamaru, consider a visit to the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, exploring the Oamaru Public Gardens, or time-traveling at the Victorian Precinct. The Oamaru Harbour Tour is also a great way to spend the day.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Oamaru?

    Day trip ideas from Oamaru include a visit to the Elephant Rocks, just a 30-minute drive away, or a journey to Moeraki Boulders, located about an hour's drive south. The Waitaki Valley, known for its vineyards and Maori rock art, is also a favorite destination.

  • How much does it cost to stay in house rentals in Oamaru?

    Experience the best of Oamaru with our house rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Do house rentals in Oamaru have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 40 house rentals with air conditioning in Oamaru. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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