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ITINERARY

DUNEDIN - WAITAKI
VIA OAMARU

134KM - 2 HRS

 

DEPART DUNEDIN FOR OAMARU

Leaving Dunedin you will travel up the east coast of the South Island heading towards the historic town of Omarau renowned for it's beautiful Victorian architecture. About 30mins south of Omarau you will find Moeraki where Fleur's Place is a must for lunch. If you need to work up an appetite first, explore the famous Moeraki Boulders.
Omarau is a great stop off, explore the historic buildings down by the waterfront. Here you'll also find Steampunk HQ & the Blue Penguin Colony, where you can observe blue penguins in the wild.
A great spot for dinner is the award winning Riverstone Kitchen which is on the grounds of the Riverstone Castle, with gardens and an overflowing country gift store that you could get lost in for hours.

WAITAKI

Only 500 metres from the famous salmon fishing Waitaki River and walking distance to the local store/Takeaways & Glenavy Hotel. Waitaki River Motorcamp is your destination for the night & only 15 minutes north of Oamaru. This is a great base for you to explore the Waitaki District.

 



DAY CHARGING

HAMPDEN: Fast charge en route to Waitaki. 
Recommended Charge: Charge to 80%.
33 Lincoln St, Hampden

OAMARU: Fast charge en route to Waitaki.
Recommended Charge: Charge to 80%.
1 Eden St, Oamaru


OVERNIGHT CHARGING

HOLIDAY PARK: Medium charge at site overnight & between day trips.
Recommended Charge: Charge to 100% overnight.
 


 
 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

FLEUR'S PLACE   169 Haven St, Moeraki   Fleurs Place is a must do for lunch!

FLEUR'S PLACE
169 Haven St, Moeraki

Fleurs Place is a must do for lunch!

MOERAKI BOULDERS   Moeraki Beach   Explore Moeraki Boulders (tourist trap alert).

MOERAKI BOULDERS
Moeraki Beach

Explore Moeraki Boulders (tourist trap alert).

STEAMPUNK HQ   1 Humber St, South Hill, Oamaru   Art collaboration and gallery in the historic Victorian precinct of Oamaru.

STEAMPUNK HQ
1 Humber St, South Hill, Oamaru

Art collaboration and gallery in the historic Victorian precinct of Oamaru.

BLUE PENGUIN COLONY   Waterfront Rd, South Hill, Oamaru   Natural  colony  of the smallest  penguin  in the world.

BLUE PENGUIN COLONY
Waterfront Rd, South Hill, Oamaru

Natural colony of the smallest penguin in the world.

 
 
 
FAIRLIE BAKEHOUSE   72 Main St, Fairlie   Quickly becoming a hot spot for the best pie in the region!

FAIRLIE BAKEHOUSE
72 Main St, Fairlie

Quickly becoming a hot spot for the best pie in the region!

TEKAPO SPRINGS   6 Lakeside Dr, Lake Tekapo   Perfect for a relaxing soak.

TEKAPO SPRINGS
6 Lakeside Dr, Lake Tekapo

Perfect for a relaxing soak.

MT JOHN WALKWAY   The start of this track is located next to the Tekapo Springs complex   Reward yourself at the Astro Café whilst enjoying the view. (1hr 30min)

MT JOHN WALKWAY
The start of this track is located next to the Tekapo Springs complex

Reward yourself at the Astro Café whilst enjoying the view. (1hr 30min)