Waitaki Waters Holiday Park near Oamaru is surrounded by idyllic countryside yet is only 10 minutes drive north of Oamaru.
Our Oamaru holiday accommodation has undergone refurbishment and the grounds extensively landscaped with native trees and shrubs. The park is spacious and quiet, ensuring a peaceful night's sleep and restful stay.
Come and enjoy a spot of seasonal salmon, trout or whitebait fishing from the Waitaki River and surfcast for cod from the beach. Both river and beach are within walking distance from our holiday park in Oamaru.
Our Oamaru holiday accommodation offers the following facilities:
- Free laundry facilities
- Fast, cheap Internet access ($3 per 24 hours)
- Free, HOT, high pressure showers
- Multiple kitchens
- Satellite TV area
- Fun playground for kids
- Just a short stroll to ocean and river
- Fantastic fishing
- Pets are welcome but outside only - please enquire.
- Clean drinking water
- Credit card facilities & EFTPOS
- Waste disposal station
- From $11 per person!
Our Oamaru holiday accommodation features family cabins sleeping 2 to 7 people, backpackers cabins, more than 50 large sheltered powered sites and many tent sites spread over the 40,000m2 park.
There is accommodation to suit all budgets and we can advise you on the local attractions and activities.
Tent and Powered Sites
We have more than 50 large sheltered powered sites and many tent/van sites with prices starting from $11 per person. Our park is spread over 40,000m2 and has no reserved places, so you can park amongst fellow campers or far from others.
Variety of Cabins
Private cabins sleeping from 1 to 7 people, family cabins and a backpackers cabin. There is accommodation to suit all budgets with prices starting from $30. Bedding was replaced in 2011 with quality new inner sprung mattresses.
Common clean facilities
Our 2 amenity blocks are clean & modern with hot high pressure showers (which are free). Our water supply is drinkable and all taps on the camp supply clean water which has been treated without chemicals. We have disability suites also.
Well equipped kitchens
Our 2 kitchens are well equipped with all the pots and pans one may need. There are dining areas and satellite TV with over 20 programs to choose from. If not on a powered site, we have areas where you can charge your cameras /laptops etc.
Office and Shop
Our office is always open for any questions you may have about activities and the region. We also sell a variety of fishing supplies.
Oamaru Location & Activities
Waitaki Waters Holiday Park
305 Kaik Rd, RD 5H
Oamaru, New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 431 3880
Waitaki Waters Holiday Park is 10 minutes north of Oamaru, 3km down Kaik Road towards the ocean, just off State Highway 1. Distances to other centres are as follows:
20km north of Oamaru
65 km south of Timaru
125km north of Dunedin
230km south of Christchurch
200km east of Aoraki/Mt Cook
Activities & Local Attractions
Waitaki Waters Holiday Park is 5 minutes from Riverstone Kitchen Restaurant (New Zealand Restaurant of the Year Winner 2010 and current finalist 2011), Waitaki Golf Club, convenience store, service station and Glenavy Hotel/Restaurant. A courtesy bus to and from the hotel is available by arrangement. Just ask our friendly staff and we will be happy to arrange this for you.
Whilst holidaying at Waitaki Waters experience the beauty of Oamaru and the Waitaki District. Day trip to the Moeraki Boulders; Penguin Colonies; Whitestone Cheese; Totara Estate; Vanished World Centre; Waitaki Valley Hydro Lakes - all within a one hour drive.
We look forward to welcoming you at Waitaki Waters Holiday Park!
Blue Penguin Colony
See the worlds smallest penguins in their natural environment.
Open every day of the year, it is Oamaru's largest tourist attraction with over 75,000 visitors per year.
Some 60 million years ago, the concretions started forming on the ocean floor. Centuries of coastline erosion have revealed a spectacular view of these curiously large spherical boulders
Oamaru is a gorgeous harbour town centrally located 3 hours south of Christchurch or 90 minutes north of Dunedin. Visitors can explore museums, shops and galleries within some of New Zealand’s best 19th century architecture.
Soak in the view... and unwind in summer or winter, by day or night. Private hot tubs cleaned & filled with fresh mountain water, no chemicals added. Adjust the temperature to your comfort, sit back to relax in the Omarama landscape.
Waitaki Valley Hydro Lakes
The Waitaki is one of New Zealand's largest rivers and a major source of hydro electric power for this country. Follow the river up the Waitaki Valley to find historic towns, beautiful lakes, massive hydro dams and legendary trout fishing.