The Auto Museum is perfect for Top Gear fans (the racing cars from the 1930s through ’80s are particularly cool).
On Sundays ride the old Steam Train from the historic district to the waterfront area. The two steam trains date from 1877 and 1924,...
Discover the past – or maybe a quirky version of the future – in this wonderful gallery celebrating Steampunk culture. Ancient machines...
Birdlands Wine Company
Oamaru's hippest spot is this cool wine bar in the historic precinct. Local wines and Kiwi craft beers combine with antipasto platters...
Harbour St Bakery
In the historic precinct the Harbour St Bakery has the South Island’s best sourdough bread – just perfect with a slab of local...
Photo Shoppe information
Lonely Planet review
At the Photo Shoppe , you can get an olde-style photo of yeeself in period dress-ups for $30.