Costal Otago & Southland
Oamaru and the Waitaki District - Naturally Bolder

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Clark's Mill

A 19th-century engineering marvel, Clark’s Flour Mill and its labyrinth of restored machinery give insight into New Zealand’s industrial heritage. 

Open: Nov–April: Sundays 1–3pm. Machinery ...

Harbourside Gifts & Souvenirs

Gifts and souvenirs including Possum-Merino accessories.
Open 7 days.


Harbourside, Oamaru''s Historic Precinct

Many of Oamaru''s majestic whitestone buildings reside within this historic precinct, once the business hub with banks, hotels, grain and wool stores. Today being revitalised with shops and restaurant ...


Kurow Golf Club

Lazycat Pottery and Tileworks

Contemporary NZ Art Craft + Design in a historic setting. Handmade Tiles, Felt, Quality Glass, Stone, Copper, Garden-Art, Toys, NZ-icons, Gifts & More. Working Pottery Tile Works. Hand made tile commi ...


Lower Waitaki Golf Club

Market Promenade

Upstairs every Sunday. Specialty shops, studios and boutiques.


Otago''s First Farm
The first European settlers along the Otago coast were whalers who worked at shore whaling stations set up in various bays and inlets in the 1830s. In 1838 Johnny Jones ...


North Otago Golf Club

North Otago Museum

Where there are riches there are people; & where there are people, stories flow ...

The Museum is situated in the historic 1882 Athenæum building and has a collection that reflects the natu ...

Oamaru Auto Collection

Boasting over 30 vehicles from Vintage and Classic to Historic Motorsport, this motoring museum, in the heart of Oamaru’s Historic Precinct, is a must visit for the enthusiast.   Our motoring past on ...

Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

Be captivated by nature!

The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony is well known for its night viewing.  But it is much more than a viewing stand and ramp to watch penguins come ashore.  I ...

Oamaru Public Gardens

Est. 1876
Oamaru Gardens are one of the oldest and finest in NZ.
13 hectares of stunning established gardens and features.  Open daily from dawn till dusk.

A wide variety ...

Slightly Foxed Secondhand Books

Quality books bought and sold. Open Sun 10am-4pm. Mon-Sat 10am-5:00pm (May-Sept 4:00pm)

The Forrester Gallery

The gallery has an active exhibitions programme as well as an extensive permanent collection of works relevant to the region.

The art bank - A unique interplay of art and architecture withi ...

The Photo Shoppe

Victorian sepia portraits, costumes provided. Open 7 days.

The Woolstore Galleries

The Woolstore Complex - OPEN 7 DAYS
Upstairs every Sunday.  Specialty shops, studios and boutiques.

Totara Estate

In 1882, Totara Estate prepared New Zealand’s first export of refrigerated mutton, signalling the start of a multi-billion dollar industry. The restored farm buildings reflect the working history of a ...

Waitaki Aquatic Centre

Indulge in the water culture!  Enjoy a hydrotherapy spa, or have fun in an aquarobic class.  Lane swimming and water-jogging in this spacious complex.  Children''s facilities and slide.

Mon ...

Whitestone Cheese Factory Shop and Cafe

In the limestone country of the central South Island, New Zealand, there is a place touched by a kind of magic that can''t be found anywhere else in the world. It''s in the air, the water, the past ...

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