YHA Oamaru

Description

YHA Oamaru, Red Kettle is a small, traditional and homely hostel located close to the Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve and just minutes from the Oamaru town centre and attractive Historic District. Oamaru is a charming coastal town between Christchurch and Dunedin, famous for its Victorian white stone architecture and penguin colonies. Both the blue penguin and the yellow-eyed penguin colonies are within easy walking distance from the YHA Oamaru hostel.

Backpacker accommodation at the YHA Oamaru hostel consists of double, twin and multi-share rooms. There is also a full range of backpacker facilities including a self-catering kitchen, comfortable lounge room and internet access. Relax and unwind in the garden over a BBQ or in front of the log fire in the evenings.

During summer, stay a few days in this friendly and welcoming backpacker hostel and experience all that Oamaru has to offer.

 

Quote

"YHA Oamaru is a small, pleasant and well-kept hostel close to the town centre." - The Rough Guide to New Zealand

By Bus/Shuttle

Intercity- 800m. Atomic Shuttles, Catch a Bus and Stray drop off and pick up at the hostel.

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • EFTPOS
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • Penguins, penguins everywhere – colonies for the New Zealand blue penguins and yellow-eyed penguins are near the YHA Oamaru hostel.
  • The Victorian Historical District with its famous Oamaru white stone buildings is a wonderful place to amble along, and maybe ride a penny farthing bicycle too!
  • Lots of delicious local Oamaru fare to taste: the award winning Whitestone Cheese, malt whisky and locally produced North Otago wines.
  • Visit the strange and fascinating Moeraki Boulders just along the coast from Oamaru.
  • The Oamaru Public Gardens and the Forrester Gallery in its stunning Oamaru Stone building make lovely outings. 

Events

  • (Aug 2nd - Aug 2nd) Netball Festival Day for Yr 1-4 with Irene van Dyk! Come along and celebrate junior Netball with activities, games and autographs. Everyone is welcome from those who are junior netball experts to those newbies who ... Stadium Southland
  • (Jul 31st - Sep 4th) Thanks to the generosity of the ILT we are able to hold this prominent exhibition which attracts entries from both local and national artists. Join us at the opening 7pm Friday 31st July for the announcement of the ... City Gallery Southland Art Society
  • (Aug 5th - Aug 5th) Over six sessions, the Early Years Toolbox is designed to encourage you in your role as a parent. No-one will influence your child’s future more than you will. - Session 1: Parent types - Session 2: Development ... Plunket Rooms
  • (Aug 8th - Aug 8th) SPWNZ – Southern Pro Wrestling NZ Live pro wrestling entertainment comes to Invercargill on Saturday 8th August at the Invercargill Working Mens Club (Corinthian Conventions Centre). Doors open at 6pm and bell ... Corinthian Convention Centre
  • (Aug 12th - Aug 12th) An Evening with Angels and Maree Gifkins - Who/what are Angels? - Why are they around and do they help us? - Do they care about me? - Can I become aware of them? - How do I sense and communicate with Angels? - How ... Invercargill Public Library
  • (Aug 13th - Aug 23rd) Every winter the NZ International Film Festival (NZIFF) brings the best and brightest of world cinema straight from the international circuit to the giant screens of New Zealand. NZIFF is run by charitable trust, NZ Film ... St James Theatre