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

  • (Feb 26th - Dec 3rd) This event is a weekly drop in class. Each class consists of a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom. Classes are suitable for everyone. Join in any week, booking is not required. Classes are held ... Southland Community House
  • (Mar 20th - Jul 31st) Michelle Lange has been named Kelvin Hotel Southland Entertainer of the Year 2014. Daniel Monteath Keyboardist of the Year. If you haven't seen these fantastic musicians perform come along to Level One Bar and check them ... Level 1 Bar
  • (May 30th - May 30th) Grammy nominated kiwi country singer Peter Caulton presents a Johnny Cash tribute show to coincide with the Gore Golden Guitar Awards. As the venue is St Andrews Church in Gore on 30th May 3pm Peter has included a ... St Andrews Presbyterian Church
  • (May 30th - May 30th) Legendary Irish folk music duo, Foster and Allen are number one stars across the globe, scoring 30 new-release charting albums over a 30-year career, the only act in the world to do so. They have amassed record sales in ... Civic Theatre
  • (May 30th - Jun 1st) NZBSA South Island Snooker Championships This Championship always attracts the `creme' of the Snooker players in the South Island. And why not! Current NZ Champion `Gentleman' Mark Canovan will be gearing up and ... Invercargill Workingmen's Club
  • (May 31st - May 31st) Six60 are completely blown away at how their fans have responded to their national tour. With the City shows sold out and Regional shows selling fast, SIX60 have awesomely confirmed that they will do two more regional ... Stadium Southland