Oamaru and the Waitaki District - Naturally Bolder

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Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail
New Zealand's Most Spectacular Ride 

Starting at Aoraki / Mt Cook cyclists will ride 314 km and descend 780 metres with a prevailing tail wind through the McKenzie Basin to Oa





Benmore Dam
New Zealand's largest Earth Dam. Guided Tours





Benmore Power Station Visitor Centre






Elephant Rocks
Unusual limestone formations in a natural, grassy amphitheatre.





Explore Waitaki Valley ... Journeys of a Lifetime
The Waitaki Valley is a water wonderland with trout/salmon fishing, boating, camping walkways and picnic spots in abundance. Its story spans from extinct fossils, through Maori heritage, colonial sett





Gliding
Scenic "Silent Flight" - the ultimate in "adventure tourism".





Hot Tubs Omarama
Relax in your own private hot or cool tub in the amazing Omarama views... in summer or winter, by day or night. Clean - fresh mountain water - chemical free - private 10am-10pm 7 days.





Kurow Golf Club






Kurow Heritage Centre
Kurow is home for the Upper Waitaki Pioneer Museum and Art Gallery. Both agricultural and technology are represented here. Take yourself back to those times. See first hand how our forefathers coped w





Kurow Museum
A local treasure with a story behind very item.





Maori Rock Drawings
View ancient examples. Roadside access with interpretation.





Nicol's Blacksmith Shop
Original forge, complete with tools of trade. Very authentic.





Southern Soaring
Glide Omarama.com & Southern Soaring operate from Omarama, NZ which is acknowledged as the world’s best mountain soaring site. They are New Zealand’s leading gliding companies speciali





Vanished World
Centre and Eco Trail:
10am - 4pm daily, October - April. (Reduced winter hours.) Vanished World Trail brochures available. A unique geo-tourism experience. 






Waitaki Dam
Built largely by hand during the depression years.





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