Oamaru
Waitaki District
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4.2/5
29 Reviews
Museum
闲庭漫步30This is a place to experience a peculiar feeling. When I first saw it, I thought it was an industrial museum, because there were some industrial relics such as steam locomotives stacked at the door. After I went in and read the introduction, I realized that this is the headquarters of steampunk. The so-called steampunk is based on the background of the Victorian era and originated from science fiction themes from the 1980s to the early 1990s. In this magical world, the early technology of the industrial revolution and the power of steam are infinitely mythological and applied everywhere. A gentleman in a top hat drives a steam locomotive to roam the sky. Haha, I really gained knowledge. After the visit, I feel that my overall quality has improved again.
4.5/5
67 Reviews
Seashore
pxy0705Oamaruland Penguin Conservation Center, where tens of thousands of wolf brother penguins live, which is a very precious species in the penguin family. Everyone can't go to the island to visit, they can only watch them from a distance on the observation platform. The entire seashore is densely packed, which is really spectacular.
4.4/5
29 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
闲庭漫步30Oamaru should be a place with historical accumulation. Although the development history here is not long, the locals can pay special attention to retaining various buildings with specific historical significance. Therefore, the entire city looks older and has a sense of historical vicissitudes. After seeing these buildings, visitors can arouse their curiosity to learn more about local history.
4.6/5
11 Reviews
Town
tiramisu1130New Zealand South Island Oamaru White Rock Town Walking into the quiet White Rock town, as if back to the most prosperous port city in the 19th century, Oamaru. The buildings in the town are all built of solid white stone, which may be named after it! A style of European style. It is a unique town with a combination of history and humanities.
3.9/5
20 Reviews
Seashore
M36***22This is a yellow-eyed penguin landing site in Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand, on the beach south of the city center. In the evening, hundreds of little blue penguins come back from the sea and land here. The scene is very spectacular.
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Oamaru
You can reach the town of Oamaru by traveling 114 kilometers north from Dunedin. This exquisite seaside European town boasts a cool steampunk museum and rare blue penguins and yellow-eyed penguins. The famous Moeraki Boulders are scattered along the coast 40 kilometers south of Oamaru.
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Oamaru
There are many restaurants in Dunedin and surrounding Oamaru and Moeraki. With different flavors, it has restaurants with tasty food in different countries, coffee and dessert shops with full sentiment.
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Oamaru Weather

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Sep 19, 2021
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Sep 20, 2021
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Sep 23, 2021
Mostly Clear
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Sep 24, 2021
Partly Clear with Showers
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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Oamaru
Sep 19, 2021 Oamaru Weather: Intermittent Clouds, Northeasterly Wind: 0–10 kph, Humidity: 96%, Sunrise/Sunset: 06:31/18:30
Oamaru Driving: Suitable, Running: Suitable, Cycling: Suitable

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