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.

 

"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.

Get directions on Google

  • 24 Hour Guest Access
  • American Express
  • BBQ
  • Bedding Provided
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Book Exchange
  • Communal Dining Area
  • Communal Lounge
  • EFTPOS, Visa & Mastercard
  • Food Storage
  • Free Movies
  • Free WiFi (Limited)
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Garden or Outdoor Area
  • Guitar
  • Hair Dryers
  • Herb Garden
  • Hot Water Bottles Available
  • Late Check-In On Request
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Recycling Stations
  • Secure Bedrooms
  • Street Parking
  • Towel Hire
  • TV Room
  • 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

  • (Jan 22nd - Jan 24th) The Southland District Council Holiday Programme is coming to you this January! Send your kids along for days of sports, crafts, games and challenges. We will be bringing a range of crafts to get creative with, and ... Fiordland Events Centre
  • (Jan 15th - Mar 31st) Local Bluff Museum, Tourist Visitor Centre, Shop and Cafe (opening Feb 2018). Oyster Allsorts
  • (Jan 10th - Jan 31st) The Mindfulness Works exclusive 4-week introductory course provides you with an opportunity to experience the benefits of mindfulness. What is included in the course? - 4 x classes - 45-page guidebook - 12-month ... Hospice Southland
  • (Jan 25th - Jan 26th) The Southland District Council Holiday Programme is coming to you this January! Send your kids along for days of sports, crafts, games and challenges. We will be bringing a range of crafts to get creative with, and ... Northern Southland College
  • (Jan 25th - Jan 25th) The Invercargill Public Library social media team will be hosting a summer holiday programme on the 25th of January, 2018. Starting at 10:00am and running until 2:00pm there will be a range of fun activities for everyone ... Te Rau Aroha Marae
  • (Jan 26th - Jan 26th) This event is sold out. To put your name on the waiting list, please continue with the ticket registration and we will get in contact with you if a spot becomes available. For more information please contact the ... Knobs Flat, Eglinton Valley