Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, Oamaru

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Admire the Neoclassical buildings of Oamaru's Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, built in the 19th century from the distinctive local limestone known as Oamaru Stone. Journey back in time with a ride on the steam train or visit an alternate, steam-powered future at the Steampunk-inspired playground. Browse the various boutique shops, cafes, art galleries, and antique merchants, many featuring a Victorian theme. Take a look at our Oamaru travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Oamaru's Victorian Precinct and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Well worth s walk around this area to see the largely undisturbed Victorisn era architecture and quaint shops and cafes. Lots of photo opportunities. 
  • It's nice to stroll through the old buildings, have a whiskey tasting, browse some arts and crafts or visit a random gallery. Oamaru would do well to put in a cash machine as many places don't take ca...  read more »
  • Oamaru has preserved its old town - on eof the oldest in NZ. The buildins are beautiful and contain shops, cafes, crafts etc. A lovely way to spend a couple of hours wondering round here. 
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