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
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • 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

  • (Sep 30th - Sep 30th) Returning to New Zealand, September-October 2016! We're back New Zealand, relive the heyday of the world’s favourite Pop act with Beatlemania – On Tour, the complete live tribute show that recreates a true Beatles ... Civic Theatre
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  • (Sep 30th - Oct 2nd) Now in its 33rd year, the Yunca Junior Tour is regarded as one of the leading Junior Tours on the Australasian calendar. This annual event continues to attract top riders from throughout both New Zealand and ... SIT Zerofees Velodrome
  • (Oct 1st - Oct 1st) Returning to New Zealand, September-October 2016! We're back New Zealand, relive the heyday of the world’s favourite Pop act with Beatlemania – On Tour, the complete live tribute show that recreates a true Beatles ... St James Theatre
  • (Oct 1st - Oct 1st) These school holidays see one of the United Kingdoms leading children performers ‘Mr Yipadee’ Dean O’Brien come to town. Deano is a Kiwi (Dunedinite) living in the UK for the last 14 years. A children's author ... St James Theatre
  • (Oct 1st - Oct 1st) Come down to the South Alive Spring Flower Show and let's celebrate the artistic and green fingers of South Invercargill families. South City Mall Atrium