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
  • Street 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

  • (Feb 20th - Mar 27th) Come along to a fun filled, relaxed atmosphere where you will discover Te Reo Maori at a beginners level during this 6-week course. Kay uses coloured rods and other resources to assist you in your learning journey. ... Southern REAP
  • (Feb 20th - Mar 27th) Come along to a fun filled, relaxed atmosphere where you will discover Te Reo Maori at a beginners level during this 6-week course. Kay uses coloured rods and other resources to assist you in your learning journey. ... Southern REAP
  • (Feb 13th - Mar 20th) Are you looking to gain confidence in your computer skills? In this class, you will gain support within specific areas of Computing. - Learn basic skills, including using the internet and email. - Creating online ... Southern REAP Inc.
  • (Feb 27th - Feb 27th) Hosted by Sarah Downie MP. I am proud to support Seaweek 2017 and host a clean-up at Oreti Beach. Please join me on 27 February 2017 at Oreti Beach. Please dress warmly. Oreti Beach
  • (Feb 7th - Apr 11th) Do you have gaps in your NCEA Qualification you would like to fill? We offer options in Winton, Gore & Nightcaps for parents and caregivers, to study in a relaxed environment allowing you to obtain Level 1, 2 or 3 ... Southern REAP
  • (Feb 7th - Apr 11th) Do you have gaps in your NCEA Qualification you would like to fill? We offer options in Winton, Gore & Nightcaps for parents and caregivers, to study in a relaxed environment allowing you to obtain Level 1, 2 or 3 ... St Patricks School Nightcaps